GLP Films and Farm to Feet Partner on 3-Part Film Series

Character-driven short-film series conveys brand’s vision to connect consumers with the outdoors and inspire people to “follow their own trail”

 

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Kennebunkport, Maine (December 18, 2018) -- GLP Films, an award-winning film production and marketing agency, partnered with Farm to Feet, manufacturer of the world’s best American-made socks, on an inspiring new film series, “Stories from the Supply Trail.”  In three short-films, Farm to Feet connects consumers to the pulse of their brand by telling the story of four employees that have charted their own unique paths. The goal of this new series is to inspire people to connect with the outdoors and “follow their own trail.”  GLP Films, specializing in sustainability storytelling, provided insight on the pulse of Farm to Feet’s workforce by spending time at all three manufacturing locations and learning about how each employee’s important work has impacted their life stor.

“Stories from the Supply Trail” shares the passion and personalities knitted into Farm to Feet socks through character-driven documentary style storytelling. Each film features employees that have a long history with Farm to Feet and have uniquely found their connection to the outdoors. One of the short-films is about Cliff Cox, the resident ironman and plant manager at Chargeurs Wool USA in Jamestown, South Carolina. Cliff has been working at the plant for 40 years, transitioning from days at a job he loves to evenings on the river in his kayak or for long rides on his bike. It’s in the outdoors where he finds his solitude, but it’s at work that he finds a sense of  home - one that’s marked by familiar faces and the reliable smell of freshly pressed wool. These individual stories give strong insight into the company’s commitment to sustainable supply trails, improving outdoor recreation experiences, and protecting wild spaces.

“Farm to Feet is very excited about our new direction and strengthening our mission and vision to inspire people to follow their own trail,” said Chris Nitzsche, VP of Sales at Farm to Feet.  This film series is a powerful way for us to share the strength behind that vision--the people who have built Farm to Feet into the fabric of their lives and make us the company we are today.”  

“We really want to show the heart of this company and the communities where they work”, commented Rob Holmes, Founder and Chief Strategist at GLP Films. “We hope audiences connect with the characters because they truly are the faces behind Farm to Feet’s 100% American-made supply chain.  There is something incredibly special about this, and these stories are important connections to America’s heritage and history in manufacturing.”

The film series is being leveraged across the outdoor industry, which started with a launch at Outdoor Retailer earlier this year. To watch Farm to Feet’s new film series series, please visit: https://www.farmtofeet.com/pages/stories-from-the-supply-trail.    

About Farm to Feet

Farm to Feet celebrates the American manufacturing tradition by creating the world’s best socks designed for everyone to follow their own trail. Driven by detail and an independent spirit, Farm to Feet produces its socks in its sustainability focused facility in Mt. Airy, NC. Employing the most advanced knitting techniques, Farm to Feet makes the most comfortable and feature-rich socks available. Farm to Feet believes socks are meant for the outdoors and is committed to improving the outdoor recreational experience and advocating for the protection of wild places. Learn more at www.farmtofeet.com and join us on Facebook.

About GLP Films

Celebrating our 10th Anniversary, GLP Films is an award-winning, full-service content marketing agency dedicated to the adventure travel and sustainability industries. To date, GLP has produced and distributed 200+ films/videos from 40+ countries in partnership with top-tier media companies, outdoor brands, destinations, operators, hotels, manufacturers, and nonprofits. GLP also won the #1 adventure travel and food travel film awards from 2016 to 2018. GLP works with brands to develop ROI-based content marketing campaigns via core services — content strategy, authentic storytelling, brand development, stakeholder development, distribution campaigns and more. For more information, please visit: www.glpfilms.com.