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LEMAN ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Teresa Haebig

Genre: Video Case Statement

 

Education is in crisis in the U.S. as grades drop as do teaching standards.  Famed psychologist Dr. Kevin Leman has a solution.  Learn about the schools he has built, the classical curriculum, and the huge difference it is making in the lives of the learners, teachers, and parents.  You'll say, "I wish there were schools like this when I was a kid."

PEACE FOR THE STREETS

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Susan Fox

Genre: Video Case Statement

 

Homeless youth and young adults have created their own community to protect each other,  provide food and shelter, and offer programs created BY them to meet their needs.  This LGBTQ-friendly organization is staffed 50% by currently or formerly homeless youth. Learn what can happen when we tap into people's gifts and talents!

OPHELIA 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Susan Francis

Genre: Video Case Statement

 

This was created originally in 3 parts for the anniversary luncheon, which was also used as a fundraiser.   Stitched together as a Video Case Statement, it is now being used to advance their new $6,000,000 capital campaign.  Ophelia is a unique mentoring program for girls in the Coachella Valley.

CAMP RAINBOW GOLD

Director: Christian Shimer

CEO:  Elizabeth Lizberg

Genre:  Video Case Statement

 

Experience the magic of what happens when people come together to create emotionally empowering experiences for Idaho children diagnosed with cancer and their families. Camp Rainbow Gold is an oncology camp, a sibling camp and a family camp. It’s a hockey night, a ski day and a college scholarship program. Camp Rainbow Gold is a CELEBRATION OF LIFE!

THE OPHELIA PROJECT

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Susan Francis

Genre: Video Case Statement

 

The Ophelia Project in the Coachella Valley is dedicated to rescuing the potential of girls during their transition from child to adult during the high school years. Learn how and why they do this and join their mission of hope!

 

MARINE CORPS TRIALS

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  John Dooley

Genre: Highlights

 

These are highlights from the 2013 Marine Corps Trials at Camp Pendleton which determine who goes to the Wounded Warrior Games in Colorado. In addition to marines in the United States, wounded warriors from eight other countries compete in the spirit of brotherhood. In the work I am doing with the USO, a primary sponsor of the Marine Corps Trials, I captured these images of true heroism.

WINGS

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Terri Jones

Genre: Video Case Statement

 

WINGS  (Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving, Sharing) is a charity that provides comprehensive breast cancer treatment services to uninsured women in Central and South Texas . . . because everyone deserves a lifetime.

A WALK IN MY SHOES W/ AJ

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Elizabeth Lizberg

Genre: Paddle Raise Primer

 

This is a companion piece created for Camp Rainbow Gold (CRG) for its annual gala, the Share Your Heart Ball.   A Paddle Raise Video can focus more deeply for an intimate portrait of those being served and is show prior to a paddle raise fundraiser.  CRG followed the video with a live speech from AJ.

THE REAL HORSE WHISPER

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Cindy Jones

Genre: Paddle Raise Primer

 

Buck Brannaman is the man the movie The Horse Whisperer is based on.  Each year, several of the Two Hearts clients attend his advanced horsemanship seminar in Arizona. Hear how being around horses saved his life in this special Two Hearts interview!

CHANGE 4 GEORGIA

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Remington Youngblood

Genre: Video Case Statement

 

Founded by a fifth grader in Forsyth County, Georgia, Change for Georgia benefits our brave troops by collecting items from their wish list that they need or want. These are items that are not readily available or provided but add comfort and fit in their backpacks. The program also benefits veterans and their families by providing food, clothing, and diapers to those who need a hand up.

OPHELIA -2017 LUNCHEON

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Susan Francis

Genre:  Donor Update

 

This years annual luncheon was hosted by the Ophelia girls themselves, no adults spoke.  This short video highlights for existing donors the impact of the program on the girls through their spirit and personalities.

ARCHIVE HIGHLIGHTS

Director:  Christian Shimer

CEO:  Various

Genre:  Mixed

This short compilation was created using memorable moments from the first few years of developing the video case statement method.  It ends with a profound statement about comforting those in pain.

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