Sjoerd Wess.

Director & Cinematographer

Documentary

The Watchmaker

This project was made for: Personal

About the project

“The Watchmaker” is a captivating short film about the life and craft of Wim Wesselink, a passionate watchmaker from Alkmaar, Holland. Through this film, viewers are taken on a journey through time, exploring Wim’s early years and his love for the art of watchmaking. The film delves into how Wim’s father introduced him to the world of watchmaking and how conscription helped him refine his skills and knowledge of the craft. The film showcases the intricate process of watchmaking, with stunning visuals and a compelling narrative that captures the beauty and precision of each step. “The Watchmaker” is a tribute to the timeless art of watchmaking and the passion and dedication of those who create these remarkable works of art.

The crew

This is my first ever documentary-style project. Entirely made by myself.

This is my first ever documentary-style project. Entirely made by myself.

Some stills from the project: