5% of all children stutter. Many will do so for the rest of their lives. It’s a condition shared by more than 70,000,000 people worldwide. Producer Michael Alden (Grey Gardens, The King’s Speech) is co-producing the film with Believe LTD.
The Breaking Through! Musical Theater Intensive is a three-day musical theater and arts workshop for the bleeding disorders community, produced by Believe Limited and E2AC and sponsored exclusively by BioMarin. Teen participants from around the country will be flown to New York City to learn and perform a 6-song musical about the psychosocial and general health aspects of being a young person with a bleeding disorder.
Stop the Bleeding!
An award-winning comedic web series about hemophilia wherein narrative, comedy, & social media are used as vehicles for inspirational and educational messaging aimed at young people with bleeding disorders. Funded through unrestricted, educational grants from Baxter International, Inc.
A live panel conversation, hosted by E2AC co-founder Patrick James Lynch, with inspiring individuals from both within the bleeding disorders community and from outside of it, speaking about the obstacles they've had to overcome in their ongoing path to becoming their best selves. Sponsored by National Cornerstone Healthcare Services, with support from the National Hemophilia Foundation.
A stop-motion animation series that examines some of the psychosocial components of what it means to be a female with a bleeding disorder, as the series follows a young girl at different stages of her life, coming up against various challenges presented to a young woman with Von Willebrand Disease. Produced in collaboration with the Hemophilia Association of New York & Dr. Jacqueline Lefkowitz (PhD, LCSW-R). Funded through an unrestricted education grant from Pfizer Hemophilia.
Be the Change
In partnership with CJ Wilson's Children's Charity (CJWCC), E2AC co-founder Patrick James Lynch ran a contest for teens with bleeding disorders to submit web video discussing how they were making a change in their community. Selected teens received an iPad for their efforts, courtesy of CJWCC.
A goal-setting and workshop-based program for teens living with bleeding disorders in the New York City area. Produced in collaboration with the New York City Hemophiliac Chapter. Sponsored by Pfizer Hemophilia.
DVDs to the Troops
A program created by E2AC co-founder & filmmaker Ryan Gielen & his brother Matt to collect and distribute the used and new DVD's that clutter our nation's bookshelves and closets and distribute them to American soldiers overseas.
HANY Theatrical Fundraiser
Since 2013, E2AC co-founders Patrick James Lynch & Ryan Gielen have produced an annual theatrical fundraiser at the world-renown Playwrights' Horizons in New York City for the benefit of the Hemophilia Association of New York (HANY)'s Patient Services Fund. A portion of proceeds go to the Adam Lynch Scholarship - named after Patrick's late brother - benefitting students with bleeding disorders pursuing higher education in creative or media arts.
Six Day Family
Feature-length documentary following selected counselors during the summer of 2015 at the Double H Ranch, capturing a first-hand look a how they are transformed by the experience. Produced in collaboration with the Double H Ranch.
Whole Against the Sky
A featured film written by E2AC co-founder and hemophiliac Patrick James Lynch, inspired by his true story of how a chance rendezvous with a whimsical writer saved him from the downward spiral that his brother's hemophilia-related death sent him on.