About the Project
Meet the Filmmakers
Director & Cinematographer
Tom Dyer is a director and cinematographer living in Nashville, Tennessee. He has 11 years experience directing films for brands and nonprofits, traveling around the world to create television commercials, short films, online content, fundraising stories and more.
With an audio engineering background and passion for emotive storytelling, Tom brings a diverse skill set and a careful balance of technical expertise and artful choices to every project. He is currently a director for a video production agency in Nashville, where his work has received numerous awards.
Amanda DyerAmanda Dyer runs a digital marketing agency in Nashville, Tennessee. She has 11 years experience driving the strategy and creative execution of marketing initiatives that include video, animation, websites, social media and more. Amanda has led marketing and creative teams in a variety of corporate and nonprofit settings. An entrepreneur at heart, she co-founded her company in 2012, where she currently serves as president and creative director.
Jess Ronne is an author, teacher, nonprofit CEO, special needs advocate and mother of eight, including one child with profound special needs. She lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee.
Through a thriving blog, social media presence and published memoir, Jess has an extensive network of caregivers and supporters who follow her personal journey and look to her for an honest, unapologetic portrayal of life as a special needs caregiver.
Jess is founder and CEO of The Lucas Project, a nonprofit that funds respite days for caregivers. She travels the country speaking about her experience, and hosts a podcast where she gives other caregivers a place to share their story.
Our Partners & Sponsors
THE LUCAS PROJECT
Our Fiscal Sponsor
The Lucas Project is a nonprofit organization that provides recognition, resources and respite to caregivers of special needs children. The Lucas Project is serving as our fiscal sponsor for this project. Learn more....
Your donation to fund this documentary is tax-deductible when made through The Lucas Project. Donate now...
Jennifer Vanden Burg
Pat & Joe LeCount
Mary Jo LaMont
Adam & Mary Rosenbaum
Katie & Tim Miller
Ashleigh & Grant Cote
Kara Van Roten
Bill & Janice Queen
Levi & Kelly Watson
Ben & Amanda McCreary
Sharon & Andy Dyer
Thomas & Rachel Kirk
The Lucas Project
Escher Family Fund
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