Series

Innovators of Vancouver

Innovators of Vancouver

Innovators of Vancouver is an online documentary video series produced by Chris Martin Studios. Started in 2010, the series tells the stories of creative leaders of vision, passion and action in Vancouver, WA and surrounding areas who use their creativity and energy to make the world a better place.

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Ariel & Ben Young

Ariel & Ben Young

Ariel & Ben Young of Allotropy Designs are a mother and son art team who transform recycled glass into unique jewelry. As Ariel breaks, melts, and shapes the jewelry, Ben designs, plans, and produces the finished product. While working with recycled glass is more challenging, recycling is one of many ways that Ariel and her family are making the world...

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Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens

Chris Stevens is in love with pop culture and makes art that reflects his vision and passion. He began his artistic journey as a web and graphic designer, but quickly found that sitting behind a computer was not for him. He went on to sell t-shirts until he got tired of making mass produced work. He transformed his screen printing equipment and expertise...

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John Furniss

John Furniss

John is an amazing human being. He is kind, loves a good joke, and creates beautiful pieces of furniture. He also happens to be blind. I first met John through his wife Anni Becker Furniss. She was featured in an earlier episode of Innovators of Vancouver and also a student in my video production class. She often talked about the work John created and that...

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Brandie Kajino

Brandie Kajino

This was a difficult episode of Innovators of Vancouver to make because after the principal photography was finished, Brandie let me know she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The dilemma I had was whether to focus on the original idea of following a food writer and all-around wonderful human as she embarked on her food journey or make the video about...

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Christopher Luna

Christopher Luna

Innovators of Vancouver returns with a profile of Ghost Town Poet Christopher Luna. Learn more about Christopher at http://christopherluna-poetry.blogspot.com or http://printedmattervancouver.com. Features the art of Olinka Broadfoot (http://olinkabroadfootgallery.com), Erin Dengerink (http://erindengerink.wordpress.com), Toni Partington and David...

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Anni Becker

Anni Becker

Anni Becker loves Vancouver and the work she does proves it. From community art programs such as The GRACE Project and music festivals like CouvFestNW to fundraisers for people hit by tragedies of life, Anni shows us all just what it takes to change the lives of people throughout her community. In addition, she is an awesome photographer and available for...

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Zachary Gray

Zachary Gray

Episode #6 features Zachary Gray, previous owner of Paper Tiger Coffee Roasters. Learn about why coffee matters, what makes Paper Tiger Coffee different and learn a little about the pursuit of the perfect cup of coffee. Visit them in person at 703 N Grand Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98661 or online at http://www.papertigercoffee.com/.

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Carol Doane

Carol Doane

Episode #5 features author, social media enthusiast and coffee lover, Carol Doane. She has been an active member in the Vancouver community and this is a little bit about why she writes and what it means to her life.

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Bruce & Gayle Elgort

Bruce & Gayle Elgort

Bruce and Gayle Elgort are pioneers of innovation, award-winning creators of IdeaJam (social software solutions for the enterprise) and technological futurists. Whether running Elguji Software, recording the Taking Notes podcast, or simply eating a cheesesteak at Philly Bilmo's in Vancouver, Washington, Episode #4 of Innovators of Vancouver will introduce...

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