DV Magazine just published a really lovely feature on how our director Ben Harrison puts together Put This On. For those of you interested in filmmaking, or just a peek behind the curtain at the inner workings of our web series, it’s a really interesting read. And the lovely photos by our friend Zac Wolf don’t hurt, either.
Had a great meeting today with our director Benjamin Harrison. He always travels in a custom shirt and an A’s hat.
The question at hand in our meeting: is a feature documentary in our future?
Hella Bitter: THE RETURN
Our editor Benjamin Harrison has a second career as a slinger of artisinal cocktail bitters. His great product is called Hella Bitter, named in honor of a favorite colloquialism in his (and my) homeland, the Yay.
When we last wrote about Ben’s project, he was working on his first funding round - making and selling three flavors of bitters. It was a resounding success, and he’s now working on a new project: building a bitters & soda cart to push around Brooklyn.
Their funding goal is modest, and every level comes with free bitters, so get on that, men!
Hella Bitters in NYC
Our second camera and editor, Benjamin Harrison, is also a cocktail master. His creation is a celebration of his two great loves (other than Put This On): cocktail bitters and the Bay Area. He’s joined them into a powerful brew called Hella Bitters.
Ben started Hella Bitters with a Kickstarter project that blew past his expectations, raising two and a half times what he asked for. Now, he’s going to retail with his wormwood and citrus bitters.
If you’re in New York, you can already grab Hella Bitters at Whisk in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. If you’re not, you can carry it in your retail outlet. It turns out that bitters is considered a condiment, not liquor, so you don’t need a liquor license to sell it. If you want to buy Hella Bitters wholesale, just get at us (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we’ll connect you with Ben.
Remember: when you’re looking for bitters, look for the thizz face!