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MAN | FIRE | CLAY

MAN | FIRECLAY

Michael P. Callas

United States, Japan | 2022 | 40 min
English |
Subtitles: English
Jouer Trailer
Available on ARTS.FILM from May 17, 2024

MAN | FIRE | CLAY, directed and produced by Michael P. Callas, is a captivating documentary that delves into the life and art of Peter Callas, a world-renowned sculptor and wood-fired ceramicist. The film offers an intimate exploration of Peter’s unique creations, showcasing his 50-year retrospective and examining the profound influence tradition, the natural world, and collaborations with fellow creatives had on his artistic journey. The film explores Peter’s collaborations with fellow sculptor Peter Voulkos and the profound impact of the Pacific Northwest’s rugged beauty on his artistic expression. With a perfect blend of personal storytelling, artistic exploration, and breathtaking visuals, the documentary offers a profound and inspiring portrait of a remarkable artist and his unyielding passion for his craft.
Director Michael P. Callas
Director of Photography Jason Chau
Executive Production Peter Callas
Editing Anthony Cortez Fernandez
Camera John Henri Coene
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Michael P. Callas

Michael P. Callas

Michael Callas is an International Award Winning creative producer, writer, and director with 12+ years of experience in entertainment in commercial, TV, Feature, and short/​arthouse productions. An East Coast native, Michael has worked with companies such as BAD ROBOT (J.J. ABRAMS), RADICAL MEDIA, NIKE, ESPN, and APPLE. Michael is a life-long learner and seeker with a passion for the arts in all forms. A multi-degree-holder from Penn State University, UCLA, New York Film Academy, and more.

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