Keith (“keef”) Ehrlich is the Creator and Director of Made by Hand, a short film series that focuses on great design, craftsmanship, and the maker spirit. The series was featured in the 2013 SXSW film festival and has been applauded by many publications, including Gizmodo, GOOD, It’s Nice That, Esquire, Vogue, Core 77, Hypebeast, Dwell, GQ, Filmmaker Magazine, the LA Times, and Creative Review, who featured him as a member of the new generation of documentary makers for the web.

In addition, Keith has been interviewed about the project in The Atlantic, Fast Company, and The Great Discontent. On four occasions, the films from the series have been curated and screened in conjunction with Vimeo’s Staff Pick program.

Keith’s work has been shortlisted at the Cannes International Festival, screened at the Ciclope International Ad Festival and the Berlin Transmediale Festival, and featured in Creativity, Shoot Magazine, Boards Magazine, and IdN. Selected clients and agencies include BBDO, Cramer Kresselt, Cummins & Partners, Deutsch, Droga5, GSD&M, Havas, Instrument, The Martin Agency, Saatchi & Saatchi, Carlton United Breweries, Cisco, Casa Noble, Coca-Cola, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jacob’s Creek, Airwick, CNN, Hilton, TD Ameritrade, Ogilvy & Mather, and Tiffany & Company.

Keith can be reached at

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