Indy Shorts International Film Festival *Winner Audience Choice - Indiana Spotlight* - 2019
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Cast: Nick - Samuel Goergen Emma - Ava Torres Donny - Mike Markoff Rhonda - Deborah Lacey
Crew: Director: MD Neely Writer: Eric Epperson Producers: John Lerchen, MD Neely, Eric Epperson Director of Photography: Michael J. Hartnett 1st AC: Jacob Geyer 2nd AC: Corban Aspegren Production Designer: Tabby Wilson Original Music: Chris Coleman Casting Director: Jake Bloom 1st AD: Elena Raymond Editors: Derek Hammeke, MD Neely Post Audio: Defacto Sound Color Grade: John Carrington
After nearly taking his own life, a young man's future depends on his grandfather's ability to face the past.
Richard Harris International Film Festival *Winner Best Midwest Short Film* - 2017 Galway Film Fleadh *Official Selection* - 2017 Justice Film Festival *Official Selection* - 2017
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Director: MD Neely Writer: Eric Epperson Producers: Stephanie Whonsetler, MD Neely, Liam O'Neill, Eric Epperson Director of Photography: Michael J. Hartnett Production Designer: Annabel König Original Music: Chris Coleman Casting Director: Gillian Reynolds Line Producer: Liam O'Neill 1st AD: Craig Kenny 2nd AD: Ronan Cassidy Editors: MD Neely, Derek Hammeke Post Audio: Defacto Sound Color Grade: John Carrington
There's a violent secret under the surface in Guatemala City. It affects families in every social class and in every neighborhood. Everyone knows it but everyone is silent. That's when Vicente decided to speak up. Based on the true story behind a landmark legal case, "Aullido" (Howl) displays what can happen when children are bold in the face of injustice and how those in power can stand on their behalf.
Justice Film Festival *Winner Best Short Film* - 2015 Heartland Film Festival *Official Selection* - 2016 Peace On Earth Film Festival *Official Selection* - 2016 San Diego Latino Film Festival *Official Selection* - 2016
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Director: MD Neely Producers: Stephanie Whonsetler, MD Neely, Eric Epperson Director of Photography: Michael J. Hartnett Original Music: Adam Taylor Writer: Eric Epperson Translation: Fernando Galindo 2nd AD: Eric Salguero Editors: MD Neely, Derek Hammeke
It is quickly becoming the most populated country in the world, but India holds a dark secret. Men and women who make their homes in the poor villages throughout the central region of the country are forced to make decisions that no parents should ever have to make. Sell a child into slavery or watch your children starve to death.
Director/Producer/Editor: MD Neely Writer/Producer: Eric Epperson Director of Photography: Michael Hartnett Original Music: AJ Hochhalter Color Grade: Allan Stallard Post Audio: Defacto Sound
Love Costs Everything (2011)
Christian persecution has been a reality for more than 2,000 years. While tragic, it is not a story of defeat. Instead, those who find themselves in the crosshairs of violence today count it a blessing to stand among the faithful throughout history. In the face of persecution, these followers of Christ fear compromise more than death itself.
Love Costs Everything maps the history of Christian persecution from the first martyrs to seven present-day stories of faith that knows no price.
Filmed in Iraq, Columbia, India, Egypt, France and the United States, this feature-length documentary includes commentary from US Congressmen, foreign government officials, religious leaders and scholars.
Every major social problem that plagues our nation today can be traced back to one root cause: Fatherlessness.
From small town American to the heart of New York City, 'Becoming Sons & Daughters' tells the stories of people who are stepping into the lives of fatherless kids. Through adoption, mentoring, and simply paying attention, these men and women are planting hope and security. They are giving kids a future and helping them become sons and daughters.
Director/Producer/DP/Editor: MD Neely Writer/Producer: Eric Epperson Writer: Kaylann Badgley Composers: Zach LaLiberte, Roger Hooper, Luke Atencio Animation: Ryan Scott Location Audio: Lance Lundstrom, Lucien Dowdell, Ted Topi, Terry Ohmart Color Grade: Allan Stallard Post Audio: Defacto Sound
Zambia's Song (2010)
Zambia’s Song is the story of Abigail and her Zambian village as they struggle in the middle of the water crisis. She is just one of the 300 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa who lack access to clean drinking water. Zambia’s Song portrays the grit of those who strive for a better life and sing with hope in the most dire of circumstances.