Real people, true story. Led from scratch by Mike Edgell.
Permission for the song ‘Hero’ by Family of the Year was granted by peermusic and Nettwerk Music Group. Hero is also the theme song for the Oscar nominated film Boyhood.
Any inquiries about this video please contact thisisdowntown (at) gmail.com
Oddane’s story has a good ending.
But too many young people lose to the streets.
Organizations like Sketch and Covenant House engage with them to reach their potential.
This video was made for them.
Please support them here:
And thank you to everyone
who made this short film possible:
(Beats on ‘Memories’ by GummyBeatz)
Michael O’Connell, Dale Roy, Phyllis Novak
Covenant House Toronto
‘Hero’ by Family of the Year
peermusic – Craig Currier
Nettwerk Music Group – Coleen Novak
Noble Street Studios
Donny DaSilva, Kevin O’Leary, Trevor Anderson
Sesler – Dana Pizzolato
Dazmo Camera, Stephanie Fagan, Brandon Cooper
William F. White International Inc. – Cher Merlo
Video Director / Producer / Project Lead – Mike Edgell
Voice Coach – Elaine Overholt
Daveed Goldman (Guitar)
DP / Cinematographers
Rob Scarborough (Rehearsal and Streets)
Jackson Parrell (Recording Studio)
David Cain (Recording Studio B Cam)
Marianna Margaret (+B Cam Op)
Sound Recordist – Scott Bell
MoVI Op – Mark Klassen
MoVI Equipment provided by Ray Dumas
Production Manager – Dominika Monicka
Crew food provided by Boston Pizza
and Lauren Dauphinee
Crew transportation supplied by Senzel
and Greg Ryckman
For inquiries about this video,
contact thisisdowntown at gmail.com