The Sole Survivor Journey

Sole Survivor is Indiewire’s project of the Month!

Congrats to ‘Sole Survivor,’ Indiewire September’s Project of the Month! Congratulations to “Sole Survivor” director Ky Dickens.  The project received the most votes to win September’s Project of the Month.  The prize is a creative consultation from the Tribeca Film Institute. In the history of aviation, there have been 14 large

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NEW FOOTAGE IS RELEASED IN KICKSTARTER VIDEO

Our team has just launched our final kickstarter campaign, showcasing never before released scenes from SOLE SURVIVOR. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ywp/sole-survivor-film-finishing-funds The kickstarter video aims to raise a portion of the final funds needed to finish the film. If we raise the remaining funds, the film will be done by mid-september! We deeply

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‘Today,’ Tomorrow!

Director Ky Dickens was interviewed by Janet Shamlian of the Today show. The segment will air tomorrow morning, Monday, August 13! Tune in to NBC starting at 7am CST.                

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Breaking the Silence

Detroit — Cecilia Cichan was 4 when she was rescued from the wreckage of a Northwest Airlines jet crash near Metro Airport on Aug. 16, 1987. The airliner crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 156 people and leaving Cichan the sole survivor. Cichan is talking about the crash for the first

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Sole Survivor in the News

NBC in Minneapolis – St. Paul: “Three decades later lone survivor of Reno tragedy shares story” GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Almost 27 years later, George Lamson, Jr. returned to Minnesota on Tuesday to assist in the making of a documentary about his luck and misfortune a thousand miles away. Lamson

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Diving into Post-Production

After two years of shooting came together in a room at Foundation Content in Los Angeles. Editor Anna Patel and Director Ky Dickens worked approximately 15 hours a day, for 8 days straight, in order to reduce 270 hours of footage into the film’s 90 minute rough cut. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

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National Transportation Safety Board

We recently traveled to Washington DC for an interview with Deb Hersman, the Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Our time with Ms. Hersman was  extremely informative — her insights invaluable. An intelligent, honest, fair-minded and compassionate leader.  

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The Huffington Post salutes Sole Survivor

Thanks to the Huffington Post for taking note of our film and Chicago fundraising efforts. We appreciate the support Huff Po!  Read the article!   

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THANK YOU!

Our deepest gratitude to all who came out to the Sole Survivor Film fundraiser last night. Your support salutes grassroots projects, women in film and propelled us one step closer to sharing sole survivors’ stories with the world. Ky’s headed to LA on Saturday to start editing with Anna Patel,

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Journey into the Curious Noun/Flamingo NY

Meg Ferrill, one of the stars in Morgan Spurlock’s show “The Failure Club” just kicked off a new blog series on Flamingo New York  — and we are honored to be the subject of her first piece!  The blog series, “A Journey into the Curious Noun,” is a curated look

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