The Last Toymaker

This mini documentary follows Robin Smith, one of the last remaining traditional toy makers in the UK. At the time his store┬áRob Roy Wooden Toys in Nottingham, boasted the title of England’s oldest and largest wooden toy shop.


Stills

The Last Toymaker - Rob Roy Fretwork
Rob Roy working on his fret machine

 

The Last Toymaker - Green Wheel Hangs on Peg to Dry
A painted wheel hangs to dry

 

The Last Toymaker - Rob Roy Through the Glass
Rob Roy painting a finished wooden toy

 

The Last Toymaker - Outside Rob Roy Wooden Toys
Outside Rob Roy Wooden Toys

 

The Last Toymaker - Rob Roy Interview
Rob Roy’s interview

Behind the Scenes

The Last Toymaker - Rob interview - BTS

The Last Toymaker - Rob and Adam - BTS

The Last Toymaker - Rob interview from behind - BTS


Awards

  • My Rode Reel 2018 Documentary Finalist (link)

Gear Used on The Last Toymaker


Credits

Production Company: Panic Films
Director/DOP: Adam Hudson