A few weeks ago Jonah learned that his heart function had rapidly deteriorated. As of a week ago his body began to shut down. He is currently relying on a combination of pharmaceutical and mechanical support to keep him alive. The… Continue Reading
It has been a difficult few weeks. Jonah’s heart has rapidly deteriorated. Several weeks ago, Jonah began feeling weak, coughing and having trouble breathing. He visited his primary care doctor only to be sent home with prescriptions for allergies. Still… Continue Reading
The New Orleans Advocate wrote about Jonah Stands Up for in the Sunday edition of the paper! You can read the article online here: http://www.theneworleansadvocate.com/news/10487001-93/comedians-sharp-humor-draws-audiences
It’s been over a month since production started. Yesterday I tested my idea for a wheelchair camera. The rig consists of two Cardellini clamps, a gobo head, and monopod. Clamps attach to monopod and wheelchair arm rest. Gobo head allows… Continue Reading
The Kickstarter finished a week ago! And with some time to catch my breath, I wanted to thank everyone again for their generous support. The campaign had 127 backers who raised $9,760 (122% of the original goal!) Funds will go… Continue Reading
Here is a first look at the animation set. As of now we have buildings with base coats and oak trees waiting for paper moss .
New Orleans Life & Culture Magazine featured the project! http://nolavie.com/2010-new-orleans-mayoral-candidate-to-be-subject-of-documentary-52420/
Director Hannah Engelson was featured on the an episode of Purpose RockstarThe podcast was recorded by Derrick Duplessy in an office building undergoing renovations in downtown Boston
We don’t often see portrayals of characters like Jonah, and when we do, they often rely on tired tropes. We are meant to be inspired by the thought of someone who is “confined” to a wheelchair doing something mundane or… Continue Reading
The Kickstarter has launched and will run until August 28th! A party was held August 2nd in Boston to celebrate the occasion.