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**Past Runner-up** The Clog Maker’s Apprentice

This is the story of JoJo Wood, a young apprentice, learning the craft of Clog making. Often this type of trade is forgotten in our modern way of life, but “these crafts are a living[…]

Double Digits: The Story of a Neighborhood Movie Star

This video is a trailer for the longer award winning inspiring documentary.  In the spirit of “American Movie” and “Be Kind Rewind,” DOUBLE DIGITS: THE STORY OF A NEIGHBORHOOD MOVIE STAR introduces us to 52-year-old[…]

Janelle: Living, Laughing & Loving with Family

Janelle Honeycutt suffered a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) as she was hit by a car.  I would often see her and her caretakers at physical therapy. Many days I found myself down as I[…]

Solo Female Traveler

A stigma surrounds the art of traveling solo – especially if you are female. People tend to express fear or concern over a woman when they hear that she is going somewhere unfamiliar by herself.[…]

Robert’s Story Lived

My name is Robert Bender. This is a video to show the world that I have a dream, and I will work hard my entire life to achieve said dream. Filmmaking is what I do,[…]

Sandy Elliott – High School Choir Director

Sandy Elliott is known by many as a high school teacher.  However, many of her students know her as much more. Some call her Ms. Elliott; some call her mom. No, she is not literally[…]


Growing up in my small town in Andalucia I had a poster of New York on my bedroom wall. It was that cliched one of the guys sat in the sky, taking a break from[…]

A Young Artist’s Self Portrait

Annie “A Young Artist’s Self Portrait” is a short documentary that gives its audience a glimpse into the mindset and struggles of a young student majoring in art.  Annie reflects on her ambitions as an[…]

Trichotillomania and Corey

Corey, like thousands of others, has had to cope with having trichotillomania, a hair-pulling disorder. Though he has had much difficulty in the past, learning to accept and push past his problems have given him[…]

For the Love of Cats

For the Love of Cats shares the story of Don Juan, a friendly cat from Miami, and Ms. Jeanne App, the volunteer who rescued him. Ms. Jeanne App, a former IT professional, serves as the[…]