PART 1: “STEPPING INTO FOCUS” A REAL STORY is a documentary centred around the Focus on Ability Short Film Festival and winner Jared Hargreaves on his journey through disability and his pursuit of a career in Hollywood.
Focus On Ability Short Film Festival recognises the power of film to challenge people’s fixed beliefs and perceptions about the lives and abilities of people with disability around the world. This documentary is centred around a young man’s determination to make it as a director in one of the toughest industries in the world. Despite self doubt and rejection, he is relentless in letting anyone or anything stand in his way including his disability.
- Martin Wren (CEO Nova Employment/Creators of FOA)
- Paula Duncan AM (Australian Actress & Ambassador for the festival)
- Jared Hargreaves (Winner 2017)
PRODUCER: JESSICA ORCSIK, DIVERSITY PICTURES
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: MARTIN WREN, CEO NOVA EMPLOYMENT
DIRECTOR: ROBBIE RYDE, RYDE ENTERTAINMENT
CINEMATOGRAPHER & EDITOR: ROBBIE RYDE, RYDE ENTERTAINMENT