The simple mention of the film and video production business can create a little “giddy” response in the best of folks. When first embarking on studies in the broadcast production field, I too anticipated the glamorous atmosphere in which I would work. After all, I had seen it portrayed on my television (a non-flat panel at the time). Roll the credits on that notion!
Samuel Bayer, Producer of Chrystler's 2 minute spot "Born of Fire", perhaps created a change in the nation's attitude towards the city of Detriot through this cry of celebration. It's an anthem that has not only increased brand perception for Chrystler, but has also raised the spirit of Detroit.
This is one of those amazing motivational videos - a story that needs to be told and re-told about the legacy of Ed Thomas - a football coach in small town Iowa. Sometimes circumstances don't make sense, and the tendency can be toward anger or bitterness. However, the story of Ed Thomas' family is one in which forgiveness and reconciliation are born out of great tragedy.