In early 2001 I was approached by an organization that helped to fund missions groups and organizations around the world. They wanted to commission a documentary film about the New Hope Uganda children’s center in Uganda. New Hope is what we in the United States would refer to as a orphanage, although it is really … More “New Hope” – My African Journey.
Jenn Andrews is a survivor…with nowhere else to turn, the Charis House became a truly life saving place for her and her son. … More “Real Change” Series – Jenn
Doug Holland’s story is just as profound as any other that we’ve told, but it’s Doug’s personality and his genuineness that truly make his “Real Change” episode compelling. Doug reminds me of why I love documentary storytelling so much. When you’ve been through the hell that so many of the “Real Change” subjects have, you … More “Real Change” Series – Doug
Patrick Huth was the first male subject we tackled for the “Real Change” series. Patrick’s story was one of tragedy that began as a teenager. While playing high school football, he had a serious problem with his football coach and quit the team. In his own words, after that episode and decision, he simply quit … More “Real Change” Series – Patrick
The second episode of the “Real Change” series was the story of Aimee Dailey. Aimee had a horrific childhood, dealing with mental, emotional and sexual abuse. This scarring took its toll on her in her adult life, manifesting itself in a series of broken relationships and eventually alcoholism. When she finally came to the Charis … More “Real Change” Series – Aimee
In the spring of 2016, we were approached by The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission to develop a made-for-TV biographical series of short films called, “Real Change”. The series theme was to tell life stories of men and women who had experienced profound life change through their time at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission / Charis … More “Real Change” Series – Samantha
My wife, Amber, and I produced this music video for the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission‘s Charis House Gala. The Gala is the annual fundraiser for the Charis House, which is the women and children’s shelter ministry of the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission. This short film is a passion project if there ever was one. … More “Too Far” – A beautiful collaboration with singer Alex G.
Nothing sells BMWs quite like destroying them with gunfire from a helicopter. … More Branding Films vs. Marketing Films.
Everyone loves watching movies, but have you ever considered how great filmmakers get their start? Like every other business, the film production world has its wild dreamers who defy the odds to prove themselves worthy among the masters of their craft. These are the independent filmmakers, and they are some of the greatest examples of … More 5 leadership skills you can learn from indie filmmakers.