Ian Moubayed is a talented young filmmaker, still developing his unique visual style. He has had his hand in both documentary and narrative filmmaking.
In the spring of 2012 he graduated from Denison University and received his Bachelors Degree with a concentration in Cinema and Spanish. During his time there he was awarded of the Summer Scholar Grant twice. Moubayed received the grant to produce two short films: A Familiar Stranger and No Place Like Home.
Moubayed also had the fortunate opportunity to study four months in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There he wrote and directed his first documentary Paredes Robadas (Stolen Walls): a film documenting the controversial issue of ownership in the world of street art. The film featured some of the most well known street artist in the world and was well received upon its exhibition. Documentary filmmaking was a refreshing new experience that gave him insight to a new territory of filmmaking.
Moubayed currently lives in New York City, continuing to work on new projects. Ian believes that the only limits are the ones we impose on ourselves and that failure is the mother of success.
4.6 million people in the U.S. live with a developmental disability... and that hasn't stopped these people from achieving their dreams! There are literally thousands of people and organizations supporting those with special needs. These 7 inspiring organizations and individuals are proof that once you put your mind to something, and are given a little bit of help, anything is possible!
Inclusion Films, started by veteran filmmaker Joey Travolta (brother of actor John Travolta) in 2007, is a teaching studio for aspiring filmmakers with developmental disabilities.
BUILD is a non-profit organization that uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of the youth who are most at-risk of dropping out of high school. More specifically, BUILD supplements traditional education with the skills to develop and run their own small businesses.
They're known around the world for their viral Flashmob Spinning Marriage Proposal video and with the wedding quickly approaching, Adam Keller & Jared Marinelli are kicking it into high-gear to get all the last minute details done for their big day!
Every two years Greenfield Hill Congregational Church in Fairfield, Connecticut displays thousands of flags in honor and remembrance of the American men and women who've fallen in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The site is truly amazing!
Tracy's Dogs is a not-for-profit National Rescue & Transport Initiative for shelter dogs. The focus of the program is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs with pending euthanasia dates residing in kill shelters with the hope of putting them up for adoption to find forever homes!