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My friends did a short film about me!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Rhys Gardiner, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. So a few months ago, two of my real-life friends (who are both film/photography students) approached me with a request.

    It basically amounted to "can we do a documentary on you?"

    They wanted to enter in the competition "Focus On Ability", which is a short film competition for students that is designed to raise awareness of the abilities of people with disabilities. These two friends of mine knew of my sim racing and the fact that I race with one hand thanks to a disability in my right arm, and wanted to create a short film on that.

    I said yes, and a few months of footage capturing and editing later, they have completed the film. it's only a few minutes long, but I feel that they did an awesome job capturing the magic of sim racing, as well as my story and why I engage in this hobby.

    You can view it here at http://www.focusonability.com.au/FOA/films/SouthPaw_Racer_829.html
    If you liked it, you can vote for it as "best film"!

    -Rhys :)
     
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  2. Andrew

    Andrew
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    You are a Hero in my eyes m8. Respect . Thank you for sharing your story with us. :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  3. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff Premium Member

    That's a great short documentary. You deserve it, and i am glad to get to know more about you. :)
     
  4. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose
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    Very nice and instructive documentary glad i caught this thread :)
     
  5. Chris Stacey

    Chris Stacey
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    You're an absolute inspiration mate! It's a pleasure to have raced with you :)
     
  6. Lazarou

    Lazarou
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    Nice video, very well put together. Thanks for posting. Inspirational and shows disabilities can be overcome. I like your attachment for your real world steering wheel, would not mind one of those myself.