Behind the Scenes at the Marshall Amps Factory

A short documentary celebrates "the craft and the pride" that goes into making iconic Marshall amps. 

"Jim Marshall's famous black box allowed bands to be heard by larger crowds than ever before," William Weir explains in "How the Marshall Amp Changed Rock -- and the Meaning of 'Loud.'" Looking back at Marshall's legacy, Weir traces the origins of arena rock back to the inventor's first amplifier in 1962. Here, a short documentary celebrates "the craft and the pride" that goes into making the iconic amps. The film was directed by Charlie Doran to promote Movember, a men's health nonprofit that raises awareness of prostate cancer. 

For more work by Charlie Doran, visit http://www.charliedoran.com/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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