A Craftsman

A film by Sanford Jenkins Jr.

A rural woodworker consumed by grief builds his own coffin.


Directed by Sanford Jenkins Jr.

Written by Joel David Santer

Produced by Elise Brown, Cydney Fisher

Cinematography by Tanmay Chowdhary, Madeline Leach

Production Design by Neima Patterson, Ron Trejo

Starring Marvin Gay, Shirley Jordan, and Leonard R. Garner Jr.

Edited by Shiyu “Cheryl” Hu, Victor Pourcel

Sound by Longwei Deng, Kevin McCormack

Assistant Director Sabina Vajraca


Mike Ambs

I love to film things, tell stories, and read on the subway. I'm pretty sure blue whales are my power animal.