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A Foundation Workshop Documentary

Foundation | A Foundation Workshop Documentary from Wirken Films on Vimeo.

How does a workshop change you?  Filmmaker Brandon Parigo takes an intimate look inside the Foundation Workshop, the original photojournalism workshop for wedding photographers.  Now in its 12th year, the workshop has been a source of inspiration and
life-changing experience for hundreds of photographers.  Enjoy.

Lanny Mann

Kendra Coupland

Emily Weiss

Tammy Toung

Lyn Ismael

Farid Widjaya

Dave Moss

Nicole Chan

Jennifer Tai

Steve Koo

Ralf Czogallik

Jennifer Wohrle

Evert Doorn

Caroline Godkin - November 21, 2013 - 4:27 am

Story perfectly told!

Mary McHenry - November 21, 2013 - 6:22 am

I just love this. One day when l I’m old and frail I will share this with my grandchildren and show them the amazing, inspiring community their grandmother was lucky enough to stumbled into. Thank you so much Brandon and Huy.

David Pullum - November 21, 2013 - 8:54 am

Great film, still cant stop laughing when I see a clip of that “hairdresser”

Huy Nguyen - November 27, 2013 - 6:46 pm

Now in our 12th year….

Jarg Rambo Woldhuis - December 11, 2013 - 7:06 pm

Freaking hell, this blowed me away.

At first when I saw the short movie was about 25 minutes, I sighed. When it was over I thought, is it already over..? These photographers and the situations they find themselves in are mindblowing. This is what I want too.
But I’m not quit there yet. The budget will come when its ready. Maybe this year, maybe next year. I really look forward to my breaking point (which sounds a bit weird, I know). Thank you for showing me this movie, I am thankfull. Already.

Jesse Mergenthaler - December 12, 2013 - 5:33 pm

This is smack your mom amazing, made my morning. “shooting shit to shoot shit”. “soccerball”…. damnyes.

Jennifer Bermudez - December 18, 2013 - 6:05 am

Someday :)

Huy Nguyen - January 17, 2014 - 5:05 pm

One week from now, we will all be together again at FW12 Session A in Texas!

Mauricio Javier Arias Mora - January 30, 2014 - 1:04 am


Leo Timoshuk - February 18, 2014 - 6:08 pm

Such an amazing reminder of how awesome this this workshop is… I just want to go back for more every year!!!!!

Diane Stredicke - August 12, 2014 - 8:10 pm

Foundation is an amazing experience. Saving money to return for a second time.

Eric Mong'orion Gitonga - August 15, 2014 - 5:37 am

Do you have plans of expanding beyond the Americas and coming to Africa, specifically Kenya? This would be a superb workshop to attend.