A golden production

For three months Chocolate Films worked with the Royal Collection on creating content for the remarkable exhibition: Gold. We have shot behind the scenes at St. James’ Palace to film the Queen’s gilder working on a piece of furniture, visited Windsor Castle to see the royal book-binder at work and even travelled to Italy to film legendary goldsmith Giovanni Corvaja in his studio.

These four silent films were screened at the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace, and Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh.

Mesmerising exhibiton content

“They had these silent films of people working with gold leaf that are absolutely mesmeric and that almost felt like an installation. It really is something to watch, I mean I stood there for quite some time staring…”

Royal Collection Gold exhibition reviewed by Antonia Quirke, BBC Radio 4 ‘s Saturday Review

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