Lighting the Way is a documentary currently in post-production. It tells the story of the vast and influential contemporary architectural stained glass movement in Germany. Two pioneers of glass design have been interviewed; Johannes Schreiter and Jochem Poensgen. Glass historians and studio owners will also be featured. The film features the work of Johan Thorn Prikker, Anton Wendling, Heinrich Campendonk,  Georg Meistermann, Ludwig Schaffrath, Wilhelm Buschulte, Hubert Spierling, Joachim Klos, and the artists mentioned above. Filming in Germany was completed in May of 2014 and interviews with other glass artists continue. Post-production is expected to be complete by late 2016.

The documentary is being produced and directed by glass artist, teacher, and author, Sam Halstead: http://samhalstead.com (see interview on website.)

The musical score is being composed by Carlos Garcia:  http://carlosgarciamusic.com/

A mini-documentary on Georg Meistermann can be viewed HERE.

Ein Mini-Dokumentarfilm über Georg Meistermann können HIER eingesehen werden.






The German Pioneers of
Contemorary  Stained Glass

A Film by Sam Halstead
Trailer:
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