Stepping Into Focus – A Journey Towards Inclusion

STEPPING INTO FOCUS – A JOURNEY TOWARDS INCLUSION 

FEATURE FILM – DOCUMENTARY

BUDGET: $15,000

PART 2: STEPPING INTO FOCUS – A JOURNEY TOWARDS INCLUSION Feature length documentary about the power of film challenging people’s fixed beliefs and perceptions about the lives and abilities of people with disabilities around the world.

SYNOPSIS: 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 highlights the incredible progress this non-for profit film festival has made through their 10 Year Anniversary & International Screenings. We meet the people coming together from different worlds who believe and celebrate the importance of inclusion and diversity in our society.

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CAST

  • Martin Wren, CEO Nova Employment & Creator of Focus On Ability

  • Paula Duncan, Australian Actress, 7 Logie Awards, Order of Australia

  • Anne Fitzgerald, CEO Clubs NSW, Australia

  • Bill Hughes, Australian Director Home & Away

  • Ben Lewin, Australian & International Director The Sessions,  Please stand by

  • Judi Levine, Australian Producer, The Sessions, Catcher was a spy

  • Michael Fowler, US Actor Speechless

  • CJ Jones, US Actor Baby Driver

  • Naomi Grossman, US Actress American Horror Story

  • Jamie Brewer, US Actress American Horror Story

  • Jonathon Murray, Producer, Born This Way, Project Runway, The Real World

  • Deborah Calla, Chair Media Access Awards, Diversity PGA

  • Allen Rucker, Chair Media Access Awards, WGA, The Sopranos

  • Rick Millikan, CSA, The X Files, Bones, Married With Children

  • Caley Versfeldt, US Personality Born This Way

  • Millicent Simmonds, US Actress, The Quiet Place

  • Damon Herriman, Australian Emmy Award Winning Actor, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood

  • Gail Williamson, KMR Talent Agent, Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Rod Hardy, Australian Director, December Boys

  • James Cromwell, International Actor Babe

  • Tiffany Little Canfield, CSA, The Greatest Showman

  • Gavin McHugh, US Child Actor 911 Star

  • Nic Novicki, US Actor Comedian & Actor

  • Andrew Lewis, Head of WAAPA (Australia)

  • John Lawson, US Actor/Amputee 2017 Winner

  • Winners of Focus On Ability, Australian & International

  • Many many more…

PRODUCERJESSICA ORCSIK, DIVERSITY PICTURES

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: MARTIN WREN, CEO NOVA EMPLOYMENT; ANNE FITZGERALD, YOUR LOCAL CLUB

DIRECTOR: ROBBIE RYDE, RYDE ENTERTAINMENT

CINEMATOGRAPHER & EDITOR: ROBBIE RYDE, RYDE ENTERTAINMENT