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Video made possible by CISCO. With special thanks to SOG Knives and Team Wendy. We took on this project not knowing what exactly we were going to capture or even how, but we knew it was an opportunity of a lifetime and that we had to be a part of it. It ended up being a more meaningful experience than we could have imagined. Due to the subject matter, historical locations, and the personal stories shared, each day after filming there was an immense emotional weight. It genuinely opened our eyes and changed our perspectives on sacrifice, family and gratitude. While we by no means want to compare ourselves to the veterans we had the privilege to work with there, we chose “Here Am I, Send Me”  for the title of the documentary feeling it not only represented so many of these soldiers but also fell right in line with how we felt when this project was first presented to us- Filming these veterans, and a gold star mom, and sharing with them this experience in Normandy, was an intimidating and overwhelming responsibility but we essentially raised our hands and said “we’ll do it, send us!” and we are forever grateful that we did. Video made possible by CISCO – With special thanks also to: SOG Knives - Team Wendy – Our lives have been changed from this project and it would not have been possible without CISCO. Thank you for making this happen! We also want to give big shout outs and special thanks to SOG Knives and Tools and Team Wendy!  Directed, Written and Narrated by Zane O’Gwin Produced by Carter Hogan Director of Photography Devin Graham Additional cinematography by Johnny Quintana & Carter Hogan Aerial Photography by Andy Farrington & Larry Yount Associate Producers: Matthew Griffin & Zach Carbo Edited By Zane O’Gwin & Carter Hogan with Adobe Premiere Pro CC Sound Design by Dan Pugsley Colored by James Terry Visual Effects by Taylor Caudle The amazing music that we used can all be found on MusicBed: Songs: Relapse by Luke Antencio Greatest Love by Genderdyn In Absentia by Max II Waiting At The Airport by Rhian Sheehan Glory by Chris Coleman Reverie by Jordan Critz Beacon by Roary See by Roary Steady by Roary Saints Returning by Bradford Nyght Waking Up by Convolv Who Am I by Dario Lupo Reborn by One Hundred Years For business inquiries ONLY, contact me here: devinsupertramp@gmail.com

Co-Founder and CEO, Combat Flip Flops

Fees
  • Local: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US East: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • US West: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Asia: $20,001 - $35,000*
Matthew “Griff” Griffin is the co-founder and CEO of Combat Flip Flops, a footwear and apparel company that sells goods manufactured in conflict and post-conflict zones. A powerful and emotional speaker, Griffin is known for a moving TEDx talk on the power of persistence, creativity, and respect, as well as for his successful appearance on the entrepreneurial television show Shark Tank, where he secured a deal with not only one but three “sharks” including Mark Cuban.