Adoptee Voices

By Brittany DeVries Since 2012, I have been involved in documentary and narrative film projects that seek to be a voice for children, telling untold stories, advocating for change. When Conrad Weaver approached me to consider joining the Scars of an Orphan producing team I immediately connected to Diana’s powerful true story. Was I abused…

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Beginnings

By Conrad Weaver I’m sitting here in my living room reminiscing on the beginnings of our film project, so I thought I’d give you the background on how Scars of an Orphan was born. Several years ago I approached the outreach pastor at my church and asked when he was planning the next trip to…

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Birthing a Film

By Jim Pennington It occurred to me that many (most?) of our supporters have no idea what it takes to bring a film to the big screen.  Why does it take so much time, so many people, and so much money?!  Thinking more about how to present this, it seemed a good analogy to equate…

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Scars of an Orphan Update

By Brittany DeVries You may have been wondering what we, the producers, have been up to since the Indiegogo Crowdfunding campaign for “Scars of an Orphan”. In a word, “Lots!” Guillermo Navarro, our writer, completed a treatment (i.e., short descriptive narrative) of the script. We’re very excited with the story line Guillermo is crafting! The…

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Film about Ukrainian Orphan Seeks Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Film about Ukrainian Orphan Launches Funding Campaign Emmitsburg, MD – November 14, 2016 – Maryland film producer, Conrad Weaver and a collaboration of award-winning film makers have launched a crowd-funding campaign on IndieGoGo.com to raise development funds for a new film project, Scars of an Orphan. The film will tell the true…

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