Insightful and involving, Prima Coffee’s short film about what barista competitions do for our global industry is inspired BY SARAH ALLEN BARISTA MAGAZINE Ken and I started this Monday morning in Barista Magazine‘s office with a Chemex and a film: Prima Coffee’s just-released short documentary, “The World Barista Championship: A … Read more →
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By Jeremy Martin SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Science tells us that perception is 90% of reality. OK, I made that up, but it kind of sounds legit right? However, what I do know for certain is that the intangible aspects of a moment—i.e. what music is playing, who is around … Read more →
I was chilling with Mike McKim—head honcho of Cuvee Coffee in Austin, Texas—today at La Marzocco’s Out of the Box kick off party tonight in Milan when he told me about this ad he and his gang made. It’s HILARIOUS. It’s worth every second of the 1 minute and 45 … Read more →
With all the weird coffee movies and TV shows out there, I’m always skeptical when someone tells me they’re working on a new one; so far I don’t think anyone’s gotten it really right. But I’ve been really excited this summer to learn about a few projects in the works—films, … Read more →
On April 14th, in Louisville, Kentucky, Sunergos Coffee will hosting the premiere of Monkey Mocha Fantastique, a latte art competition, and coffee sampling. Seriously, if Barista Nation Portland, and the Specialty Coffee Association of America/US Barista Championship show weren’t happening next week, we would so be there. But if you’re … Read more →
Stumptown Coffee Roasters, which is based here in Portland, Ore., is known for the stunning films it’s had created of source trips through Africa, Central and South America. Trevor Fife, who—along with Autumn Campbell—has created these films, which I consider some of the best and brightest ever to be made … Read more →
Sarah posted this video earlier today on our facebook page, and it seems pretty popular there, so I thought for everyone out there who’s not on the book of faces, you might like to see it too. [youtube h0pgb8BnosI]
“White Material,” a film that was lauded at the Venice Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival and other fests, has just landed in Portland, so I’m excited. Though the trailer shows that it’s not going to be any kind of feel-good. Maybe that’s why we don’t hear much about coffee … Read more →
Premiered at the Nordic Barista Cup Gala Dinner, September 18, Oslo, Norway … everything you need to know about how to become a world barista champion… seriously. [vimeo 15104279] The craft from Brendan Inkognito on Vimeo.
James Hoffmann’s video diaries have inspired a lot of other coffee videos lately, I think, or perhaps they’ve just inspired me to go looking for other videos. So when you’ve watched all of James’ vids, here are a couple more I really like, and I think you will, too! 2008 … Read more →