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Neil Youngberg – PROFESSIONal Metal Fabricator | VBF

“In retrospect, mistakes are what teach you, that’s your education” – Neil Youngberg

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Metal-fabricator Neil Youngberg never planned on taking over his grandfather’s business and is now faced with passing on his legacy.

In this short-form profile, Skylar Nielsen, Director at VitaBrevisFilms interviews Neil Youngberg for the beginning exploration of our “Professional” series. Shot on location in Neil’s metal fabrication shop, the 3rd generation craftsman gives a sincere overview of his life’s work, dispensing hard-worn wisdom while illuminating the sobering realities of the role private business plays in an ever changing economic landscape. A deeply personal project for all involved, this on-going series seeks to shed-light on forgotten trades and practices in an evolving America.

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Credits
  • Director Skylar Nielsen
  • Camera Operator Lance Clayton
  • Camera Operator Ian Rigby
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