Of Form and Function

July 13, 2016  :  With NBCUniversal
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About the Project

Blue Chalk collaborated with NBC News Brand Studio and their client, Mercedes-Benz, to tell the stories of three LGBTQ makers who are redefining their artistic industries. 

John Sorensen-Jolink left his home in Oregon to pursue his dream of becoming a dancer in New York City. 

After a decade of professional dancing, he craved an artistic pursuit that was more tangible and permanent than a performance. His time on the road had inspired a deep appreciation for creating a sense of home, so he began to design and build furniture that people would treasure.

As his love for furniture design grew, he realized that his background as a dancer and choreographer gave him a unique perspective on how to design pieces that moved people through a space.

  • Rob Finch, Creative Director
  • Julianne Parker, Producer
  • Greg Moyer, Executive Producer
  • Catriona Stuart, Executive Producer
  • Jamie Francis, Director of Photography
  • Rob Finch, Editor
  • Jesse Crowell, Assistant Editor
  • Marmoset, Music
Services Provided
  • Original Cinematography
  • Post-Production