Review: I Am delivers a compassionate picture of schizophrenia

I Am follows a young woman named Gabi who is suffering from schizophrenia and also in the process of moving in with her boyfriend. Gabi has not told her boyfriend about her condition and she is struggling with managing it and trying to figure out how to tell him. We learn that this has not gone well for her in the past so she worries that once he knows, he’ll leave her. Continue reading Review: I Am delivers a compassionate picture of schizophrenia

Smudged Smile looks to bring awareness to depression in teens

You may remember a little over a year ago when I first introduced you to Oriane Pick through her web series Call it a Day. Well, my my friend across the pond at Candid Broad Productions is back with another project, but she will not be on-screen for this one. After the success of Call it a Day and the brilliant campaign behind I Am, Writer and Director Ella Greenwood reached out to Candid Broads to help bring her film Smudged Smile to life. Continue reading Smudged Smile looks to bring awareness to depression in teens

“I Am” seeks to paint a different picture of schizophrenia

Earlier in the year, I introduced you to Oriane Pick and Rachel Mariam through their web series Call it a Day. While they are still working their way through the festival circuit with the series, they have remained busy. Most recently, they have turned their attention toward trying to help break the stigmas that surround schizophrenia through their short film I Am. Continue reading “I Am” seeks to paint a different picture of schizophrenia