How to Make a Tennis Ball



Benedict Redgrove was comission to make this deocumentary where we go behind the scenes to reveal how tennis balls are made. We like the simple but effective sounds rather than background music to highlight the mechanics and motions.

'I was commissioned to make a film and shoot a set of images by ESPN for Wilson, to show the manufacturing process of their tennis balls for the US Open. We flew to the factory, shot the film and stills in one day then flew home. Its an amazingly complex manufacture, requiring 24 different processes to make the final ball. It was hot, loud and the people who worked there, worked fast. So much beauty in each stage. I love the mechanics of how things are made, it fills me with great pleasure.'


By: Lisa
Posted: Wed 20th Jul 2016

Tags: Motion, Balls, documentary, factory, Film, how its made, tennis, workers

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