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2012 Webby and Vimeo Award Winner

June 13th, 2012 · No Comments

Yup. Blake Faucette and myself are Webby and Vimeo Award winners for our web series Often Awesome. Please watch the trailer…

As happy as I am to win these awards I would give them up in a second to have Tim back on this earth. I am so grateful to Tim, his wife […]

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Short Film Friday: Caine’s Arcade

April 13th, 2012 · No Comments

A 9 year old boy – who built an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad’s used auto part store – is about to have the best day of his life.
Help Caine’s Scholarship Fund:
Caine’s Arcade Online:
Credits:Directed by Nirvan

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ALS Sucks

July 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Working on Often Awesome the series the past two years has changed me into an advocate and agent of awareness to pass the message about this horrible disease. Please help us spread awareness and help the world understand that we need to research and find a cure.

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A Year to Remember

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

This past year has been one of the most interesting years of my life. My production partner Blake Faucette and I produced a web series about Tim LaFollette (our friend) living with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Last night we put together a benefit Film Festival to help with Tim’s quality of life care. […]

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May is ALS Awareness Month

May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

When I began working on Often Awesome the series I didn’t know ALS was Lou Gehrig’s Disease. I also didn’t know anyone with ALS. That changed when I met Tim and that has changed my perspective how awful this disease is. Watching Tim lose his ability to play in his band Decoration […]

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Often Awesome Accepted at L.A. Web Festival

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

The L.A. Web Festival has officially accepted Often Awesome The Series. Blake and I are very humbled and excited by the selection. I was contemplating on traveling to attend the festival but personal issues have come up to keep me home. If you are out in L.A. you can either watch the […]

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It’s Pretty Awesome… Episode 3: The Luckiest Man

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Often Awesome The Series is a web series about Tim and Kaylan’s battle with ALS. It’s a story about love, friends, strength and courage. Join us every two weeks for a new chapter in this amazing adventure.
Episode 3 : “The Luckiest Man” July 4th, 2009 Tim and Kaylan are invited to the Durham Bulls Athletic […]

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Often Awesome Episode 2 is up

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments

In this episode we introduce you to the Often Awesome Army. The Often Awesome Army is a group of Tim’s friends who put on benefit shows, art auctions and help raise money to help provide for Tim’s quality of life care.
For more information about Tim and Kaylan’s fight visit :
If you are interested […]

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Thank You Adam Ross

May 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Today a family is grieving, friends are sorrow and Greensboro filmmakers are mourning the loss of Adam Ross. He employed many filmmakers in this community and made films how he wanted them made. My heart goes out to his family and friends.
I don’t think I’ve ever wrote about Adam Ross on here. Adam […]

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The Lighted Christmas Balls

January 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Jonathan Smith and his family invited Blake and I into their home and told us how they began the lighted Christmas balls in Greensboro, NC. I’m so happy to have met this family. They are so friendly and truly embrace the Christmas spirit. This idea has spread all over Greensboro and has […]

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