Parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender are invited to submit home videos to be included in a feature documentary, Gayby Boom, exploring the ever-evolving definition of family values, according to filmmaker Lisa Marie Evans.
We need parents from around the globe to submit home-videos to represent the many faces and lives involved in LGBT families. In a time where it is still illegal for LGBT individuals to marry and/or adopt, this is also the time to share our lives in the spirit of education and awareness for all communities. This will be a brilliant education tool for LGBT individuals seeking to bring children into their lives as they may learn from the stories and experiences of others.
Lisa Marie, a recent transplant from St. Louis, is getting used to our laid back Tucson ways but her work continues on this exciting project. The way is works is you submit a home video and Lisa Marie does the rest. She’s assembled a very helpful filmmaker toolkit that includes interviewing, content and filming tips and release forms. She even has a camera to loan if you don’t have one.
You’re essentially creating a video journal that may be included in a nationally distributed film. How cool is that. Of course, its possible that your face and your story might end up on the cutting room floor, depending on how much material she gets, but your clip might be on the website where she will build a virtual community.
For more information on participation, including where to submit your video, the filmmaker toolkit, releases and press materials, visit the Gayby Boom website. Don’t miss the video trailer on the home page.