“Provocative … moving … important …”
“I cannot wait to show the film to my college students!” – Tarrytown conference attendees after watching a rough cut of Fixed
“Fascinating, humane, and provocative reframing of conceptions of “normal” bodies and “disability.” – Gina Maranto, Director of Ecosystem and Science Policy, University of Miami
Thanks to your support and encouragement we are very close to having a final edit of Fixed! We would not have gotten this far without you. Thank you for believing in this project.
As a first-time director of a project this size, I have been learning lots of lessons and, frankly, making lots of mistakes along the way. The biggest lesson learned so far is that you can’t always predict the twists and turns a film will take or how long it will take to complete! I want to apologize for my earlier overly optimistic predictions that we would have the film “in the can” and in your hands much earlier than this.
One of the most exciting results of the Kickstarter campaign has been getting to know a number of new people around the country doing related research in the fields of disability and/or technology. We met with and interviewed many of these individuals, such as Hugh Herr at the MIT Media Lab and Silvia Yee with DREDF, over the last year and, as a result, have effectively doubled the film both in scope and length. We were originally thinking we had a thirty minute film and now are looking at a TV hour (although the exact length may change in the final stages of editing!).
We are determined to finish the editing this winter. Once we hit picture lock, there will be a few more steps which may take another […]