Silvia is a hard-working, single mother who has faced hardships throughout her life in Ecuador. However, she continues forward with perseverance, working to support herself and her two children.
This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew and shot primarily with a Canon XA10.
Producer: Chrisann Hessing
Director: Kaila Taylor
Cinematographer: Samuel Kern
Editor and Additional Cinematography: Alexandra Middleton
Actuality Media is on the ground with every student crew to oversee production of these short documentaries, providing the services of executive producer, production manager, location scout, additional editing, and whatever else is needed to complete the project.
We are more than a film study abroad program. We are a service learning organization that takes students and young professionals abroad to create media on changemakers in developing communities around the world. Our films spread the word about nonprofits, NGOs and social entrepreneurs who are implementing innovative, new ideas to combat chronic social problems. Find out more about our work and adventures at actualitymedia.org