Support Louder Than Words on Kickstarter!

We are now live on Kickstarter and we need your support to complete the film. If you don’t know about Kickstarter, it’s a website that allows projects to be funded by fans.  In exchange for your contributions, you get some pretty cool rewards such as digital download, Blu-ray copy all the way up to tickets to a private premiere in …

Louder than words is nearly complete!

I just wanted to give you a quick update on the progress on the film.  When we started filming back in 2008, the plan was to complete the film in 2010.  However, the story didn’t feel complete at that point. So we kept shooting and kept up with the Stark Family.  In 2011, we met the Coleman family and decided …

Meet the Coleman family

For most of you, The Coleman family are not strangers. Your kids have watched them on television for years. Signing time is a very popular show that teaches kids of all ages sign language. In November of 2011, Jill Stark forwarded a blog article to me. In it, I read about Rachel Coleman and her story. The blog article was …

New website Lauch!

As we approach the screening of Louder Than Words, a new website has been launched.  Enjoy

Watch the story on ABC

The story of Louder than Words aired on ABC. Below is the link http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/disability_issues&id=6815556   May 17, 2009 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — Cochlear implant is an amazing technology that enables children and adults who have severe to profound hearing loss to hear. But, at the same time, it is controversial for many people in the deaf community, especially deaf parents with …

Trip to Findlay, Ohio

In the last days of February, I took a drive down to Findlay, Ohio to interview Jill’s childhood teachers. I got a chance to film the drive down in the snow and I found it visually interested and will use it in the film. Here is the video

Deaf Expo 2009

On November 7th, 2009, Lyra (producer) and I (Saj Adibs) attended the Chicago Deaf Expo hosted at Harper college. It was a great opportunity to find out a little more about the deaf culture as well as showing some of the resources that are available to the deaf community. I asked Lyra to write about her experience as we filmed …