Grace GritEmpowermentPurpose Life Getting Older ALS. We will be releasing a range of content related to the areas above. Various short films, writing, visual designs and digital posters. A short film trailer about Grace is in the works. Part of our mandate is to co-create with people who have certain conditions, + their families & caregivers. Grace will soft launch in June 2022. Full launch in Autumn 2022. Website will launch this summer.
Grace will release 6 short films during 2022. One short film for our Life series, and 5 other short films about ALS. We've released a short film about ALS, called Med Access. More info about it further down in our ALS section. Our films in our Films + section, will give you a small sense of our creative capacity.. Our creative and communication approach for creating the content for Grace, will reflect the core needs and goals of the people and specific objectives related to each condition. Our Grace mandate also includes highlighting and bringing attention to various Orgs & people doing good work. Our initial primary focus is these 3 areas below :Life Getting Older ALS.
Life You are alive. Life is not an abstract concept. It's right here in this flowing moment, as you read these words. We’ve got some potent things in the works related to Life, including a short film we are working on. If the light is in your heart, you will find your way home. - Rumi. Getting Older We are all getting older. Parents and loved ones are getting older. There are wonderful and also challenging things related to getting older. In Autumn 2022, work will begin on a short film about this getting older process.
ALS ALS / Lou Gehrig's disease is extremely devastating and fatal. Two members of our core team have a very close family member that has had ALS for 8 years. We will release 5 short films related to ALS during 2022. – Med Access : This film highlights the urgency of people with ALS, that want immediate access to the drug, NurOwn, and other drugs. A rough cut of this film has been released. – Our other films focus on other aspects of ALS, including from the perspective of people with ALS. SwerveALS.Org. We have launched our ALS website. Click > here to open SwerveALS.Org in a new browser window. A rough cut of our Med Access short film is on the site. It's 2 minutes long. The site also has more detailed info about our Mandate. . Our ALS Mandate :.
1. Work independently and with others on social media to support people with ALS, their families and caregivers. We currently do this on twitter. We are going to ramp up our focus and efforts here. There is a vibrant & wonderful ALS community on twitter.
2. Work independently and with others to accelerate access to experimental drugs, especially NurOwn, and to advocate for various additional things that people with ALS need.
3. Create content that is empowering and uplifting for people with ALS, their families and caregivers.
4. Co-create content with people with ALS, their families, and caregivers. Including people with ALS that cannot speak and/or are paralyzed or almost fully paralysed. We know many people with ALS who are posting important posts, vibes and ideas on twitter. Some of them cannot speak with their spoken voice. Some are so paralyzed, they use their eyes, with eye tracking tech, to type. These people are freakin' awesome & inspiring.
Some Grace film rough edits will first be made available for subscribers to the Swerve Network. All finished work will be posted on our website and social media. As Grace advances, we will expand our mandate and team, so we can bring the Grace vision to other conditions.. This will happen within our Therapeutic XR mandate, where our app will bring benefit in these areas : Getting Older ALS Cancer Dementia Paralysis Terminal Illness Palliative.
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