Flake & Flames - Kustom Kulture Documentary

Flake & Flames is a fantastic adventure through the Kustom Kulture movement around the globe seeking out the hottest Kustom Kulture spots in the United States (US) and Europe.
If you are new to Kustom Kulture, you will experience the overwhelming creativity that exists behind terms like Low Brow Art, Hot Rods, Customs, and Pinstriping.
Those who are familiar with Kustom Kulture will drool in awe and get a privileged look into the private domain of the Kustom Kulture legends of our time.
Some of the world’s best car and motorcycle builders, tattoo artists, pinstripers, custom painters, and pin-up models share their tricks and experience. Artists dedicated to art forms that have traditionally been frowned upon by established society throughout history show you why nothing else can compare.

  • Jesper Bram
  • Dirk Behlau
  • Daniel Alban
  • Jesper Bram
  • Von Franco
    Key Cast
  • The Pizz
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  • Coop
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  • Frank Kozik
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  • Dirty Donny
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  • Pekka Wizzz
    Key Cast
  • Cole Foster
    Key Cast
  • Cutty Noteboom
    Key Cast
  • Vince Ray
    Key Cast
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    1 hour 20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 30, 2013
  • Production Budget:
    100,000 USD
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  • Newport Beach Film Festival
    Newport Beach, California
    April 24, 2014
  • Art Theater Long Beach
    Long Beach, California
    October 26, 2013
    North American Premiere
  • Arizona Underground Film Festival

    September 15, 2013
  • A Design Film Festival Singapore 2014
    September 1, 2014
    Asian Premiere
  • Salt Lake City Design Week
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    October 14, 2014
  • Tattoo Arts Film Festival
    Saskatoon, Canada
    April 4, 2015
    Canadian Premiere
Director Biography - Jesper Bram, Dirk Behlau, Daniel Alban

Jesper Bram, aka Mr. Bram, born 1973, is a renowned Danish pinstriper and tattoo artist. An entrepreneur and illustrator since the age of 16, Jesper’s works have been widely published in books and magazine around the world.

In 2011 Jesper started shooting a documentary called “Flake & Flames” with his friend the Co-Director Dirk Behlau from Germany. They successfully raised $55,000 through crowdfunding, and the film was released worldwide on DVD, iTunes, and VOD in summer 2013.

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Director Statement

When people tell me they have started their own creative business, after watching Flake & Flames. That makes all the hard work worth it.