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LEAVE READY


Xavier University of Louisiana - Ad Campaign

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LEAVE READY


Xavier University of Louisiana - Ad Campaign

XULA - "Leave Ready" Ad Campaign

Agency: YearOne
Director: Ryan Ross
DP: Ian Spencer Cook
Producer: Shannon Umetani
Editor: Lam T. Nguyen 

Working with BUCK ROSS and YearOne, Hard Road Pictures provided the local production team to shoot a series of commercials for Xavier University of Louisiana's "Leave Ready" campaign.

 

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FREEAMERICA


Founded by John Legend, FREEAMERICA is a non-profit striving to change the American justice system.

FREEAMERICA


Founded by John Legend, FREEAMERICA is a non-profit striving to change the American justice system.

FREEAMERICA - St. Louis County

"Our criminal justice system as a whole could be so much stronger if it were to found itself upon humanity rather than dehumanization."

Client: FREEAMERICA

Field Producer - Juliane Piecha

DP - Ian Spencer Cook


FREEAMERICA - Angel Sanchez

Angel Sanchez is at the top of his law school class. Yet, Florida currently strips individuals with felony convictions of their voting rights, meaning he will not be allowed to practice law in his home state. This project was produced in the run-up to the 2018 election where Florida voters passed a new law allowing people like to Angel to restore their voting rights and have a second chance.

Client- FREEAMERICA

Field Producer: Juliane Piecha

DP: Ian Spencer Cook

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Walking in Forgiveness


A gunshot victim forgives her attacker, 20 years later.

Walking in Forgiveness


A gunshot victim forgives her attacker, 20 years later.

Walking in Forgiveness

Client: TakePart.com

Producer: Connor Ficcadenti

Director / DP: Ian Spencer Cook

Editor: Juliane Piecha

 

Misty Wallace, who was shot in the face by Keith Blackburn when she was 18, finds forgiveness after sending him a Facebook message. Now they volunteer for Bridges to Life, a restorative justice program that guides inmates and their victims through the forgiving and reconciliation process.

 

 

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SIERRA CLUB: KATRINA 10


Remembering those lost in the storm, and work to be done.

SIERRA CLUB: KATRINA 10


Remembering those lost in the storm, and work to be done.

SIERRA CLUB: KATRINA 10-YEAR COMMEMORATION

Director: Ian Spencer Cook

Client: Sierra Club

Katrina 10-Year Commemoration: Rebuild. Resist. Renew.

5000+ marched from the site of the levee breach to commemorate ten years since Hurricane Katrina and call for justice.

 

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TIME 100


Kira Orange-Jones: Leading New Orleans’ classroom comeback

TIME 100


Kira Orange-Jones: Leading New Orleans’ classroom comeback

TIME 100: Kira Orange Jones

Client: TIME Inc.

TIME Magazine reached out to Hard Road Pictures to produce and shoot a discussion on the state of education in New Orleans and around the country with educator Kira Orange Jones.

 

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STOP THE PIPELINE


The Rise Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

STOP THE PIPELINE


The Rise Against the Keystone XL Pipeline

STOP THE PIPELINE: The Rise Against Keystone XL

Client: 350.org / TarSandsAction.org

The successful campaign to stop the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline began with a series of arrests outside the White House, this mini doc inspired people to join the movement.