Bayonet develops, produces, and delivers non-fiction content for linear, theatrical, and digital audiences.
The modern world was born on a printing press. Once essential to communication, the 500-year-old process is now in danger of being lost as its caretakers age. Pressing On: The Letterpress Film explores the question: why has letterpress survived in a digital age? Nominated for an Emmy in Non-Fiction for cinematography, we see captivating personalities blend with wood, metal and type as young printers strive to save this historic process in a film created for the designer, type nerd, historian and collector in us all.
“They are an unusual breed, a real bunch of characters who love passing on their hard-earned knowledge to a younger generation. The directors of Pressing On also appreciate the beauty of the moving parts as these majestic apparatuses—some of them more than one hundred years old—bringing printed matter to life.” - Leonard Maltin
The Bourbon Boom is a hosted, 6-part, episodic documentary series that takes viewers on a boozy but illuminating tour of an unprecedented singular event that's unlikely to ever happen again: The Great American Bourbon Boom.
The oldest living tree is 4000 years old, while the oldest living person is 120. What would the relationship between the species look like if we slowed down and inhabited an alternate viewpoint? Is it a healthy symbiotic relationship based on reciprocity? Are we humans giving back as much as we take?
Welsh chef Gaz Oakley explores the growing popularity of vegan food options, the unexpected places vegan foods are popping up, and how manufacturing keeps up with this new demand.
Not Well is a six-part documentary series examining gender bias and gaslighting in the medical industry. Woven throughout the episodes will be stories from real women who’ve navigated the dangerous waters of our healthcare system, and emerged traumatized - but fighting. Expert interviews with journalists, medical professionals and historians will explain and expose pervasive and systemic gender bias in the field of medicine. Together, we’ll look forward to the future with hope - and a plan - for change.
After pitching this concept to Food Network Bayonet was commissioned to develop, cast, produce, edit, and deliver a 5 episode digital series for the network. In each sugary episode, Chef Ben Hardy shares how not to mess up classic holiday cookie recipes. Directed by Joe Vella.
“Hoosier Legends,” is an Emmy Award-winning television show profiling legendary Indiana sports figures, hosted by Brian Hammons.
Indianapolis citizens share stories of why they call no mean city home.
Dog Cat Man Van is a digital series documenting the life of filmmaker, entrepreneur, and outdoor adventurer Ben Redar as he moves into a van full time with his dog Rocky and cat Archer.
In the first season of Crusty Crusaders, Ben Redar, Thadd Allen, and Andrew P. Quinn embark on the off road motorcycle adventure of the lifetime, covering the northern half of the Continental Divide. In Season 2, Ben Redar, Thadd Allen, Zach Thrope, and Andrew P. Quinn embark on a budget trip from Milwaukee to Traverse on junked-out motorized scooters they got on Facebook marketplace for $500 or less.