Camera. Lights. Action. Dream! - Dreams2Live4

Camera. Lights. Action. Dream!

Our Dreamer Jacob was passionate about film making. At 19 he had already made many short films and dreamt of having a career in the film industry. However his battle with metastatic cancer had put his dreams on hold. Jacobs dream was to be part of a film crew on a major production. With the help of Dreams2Live4, Jacob visited the set of the movie Truth, starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford.

The director of Truth, James Vanderbilt, took Jacob through the ins and out of process of what they were filming that day and allowed Jacob to sit with him. His sister Amy who accompanied Jacob was blown away on how kind, generous and patient all the crew was towards them. Jacob spent almost 12 hours on the set. Amy said how she had not seen Jacob smile so much in such a long time. "I truly believe this was a dream come true for Jacob. So a big shout out and thank you for all the crew on "Truth" particularly the Producer, Antonia Barnard, who really made this happen."- Amy

The crew were so impressed with Jacob's passion and obvious film making skills, they stayed in touch with him throughout his treatment. Keeping him up to date on the filming and editing. For Jacob, being included like this helped him face the last months of his life - part of the film making family he always wanted to be a part of.

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