One of the best ways to appreciate and learn about Bonsai is to watch movies. We have over a hundred movies on our YouTube channel, and selected the best ones on this part of the website.

What makes a Bonsai truly great?

We have movies on Bonsai progressions (with before and after shots of Bonsai being styled), exhibitions and movies explaining techniques. Enjoy watching!

At the Bonsai-San show held two weeks ago, David Benavente and Andres Alvarez Iglesias both set up four Tokonoma displays. This traditional method of displaying Bonsai trees, together with an accent plant and scroll, is difficult as it should follow the style of tree as well as the current season. Oscar interviewed both David and Andres and took several photos of the displays too. Enjoy!

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This year's Noelanders Trophy was a great event and the three demonstrations were of outstanding quality. The demonstrators of this year are Taiga Urushibata, Koji Hiramatsu and Mauro Stemberger. We filmed the demonstrations and in this article you will find the three finished movies. Enjoy watching!

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This year's Noelanders Trophy was a great event and the three demonstrations were of outstanding quality. The demonstrators were Ryan Neil, Seok Ju Kim and Salvatore Liporace. We filmed the demonstrations and in this article you will find the three finished movies. Enjoy watching!

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Masashi Hirao (aka Bonsai warrior) travels around the world as a Japanese cultural envoy. Last weekend he gave a interesting Bonsai demonstration at Deshima Bonsai, styling a Spruce. Enjoy the movie!

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Sorry to have kept you waiting, but we’re finally done. Several days of filming and lots of hard work resulted in the best Bonsai movie we made so far. We filmed ten trees, including a blooming Wisteria and a bright red Acer Palmatum, a very diverse selection of true Bonsai masterpieces. Please feel free to share the movie!

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This post shares a few movies of progressions, very useful to understand the steps involved with styling Bonsai trees in a limited amount of time. These movies were shot at the Bonsai-San show, and are demo's by Ryan Neil, David Benavente, El Tim, Mario Pavone and Matteo Martin.

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A year ago we decided to start the big project of shooting a series of short, but inspirational Bonsai movies. To celebrate the completion of the project, we created one movie with all the best footage. Sit back, relax and get inspired by seven minutes of Bonsai Masterpieces!

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In this movie, Taiga Urushibata explains how to create a Shari (deadwood part of the trunk) on a Bonsai. The trick is to study the live veins on the tree carefully, and only remove those parts of the trunk not linked to the branches above it.

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We were incredibly honored to have the famous Bonsai master from Tokyo, mr. Kunio Kobayashi, join in on our 15th anniversary celebration. We asked him: what makes a Bonsai truly great?

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