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BWPhotographry Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Professional Photographer
@05:14All i can say is wow this guy has some skill
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
@10:38Thank you! I really appreciate it! :D
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
@09:51Love this scene!
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Professional Filmographer
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@01:13You may be right. I wanted to go in slow, a sort of lull before the storm, but I realize I test people's patience. But I hope after peeling the rind, the fruit is sweet. ; ) Check out CRUTCH 2001 for over all fast pace [link]
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olga-j Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007
@07:09that's a cool shot!!!!!
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olga-j Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007
@03:29he's incredible! i'm dying to see him performing!
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@10:01Glad it paid off! I love this part as well ; )
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Ancient-Hoofbeats Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007  Student General Artist
:)
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Luai-lashire Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
@04:32Yep, that's what I'm talking about! :D
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@04:05You might be talking about RJD2's latest vid "Work it out" [link] He does some great solo work there.
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Luai-lashire Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
@02:03Whoops, "best" not "beast". ^^;
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This represents a 10 minute glimpse into the world of CRUTCH, an indie documentary by Sachi Cunningham and Chandler Evans. See [link] for more.

In what has become a 7 year odyssey, the filmmakers have followed Bill Shannon, aka "Crutchmaster," across the US and around the globe to record the story of his ascension from an obscure street artist to an internationally acclaimed performer and choreographer. Now with over 200 hours of original footage, the Filmmakers have begun to unravel a complex narrative about an ambiguously disabled, multi-displinary artist who defies both definition and gravity. Due out in Festivals this Spring.

Shot mostly on a Panasonic DVX100a, and edited on FCP.

Directed by Sachi Cunningham and Chandler Evans

Edited by M'Daya Meliani and Chandler Evans

Music by (in order of appearance) Milosh "I'm Trying," Poets of Rhythm "The Jaunt," The High and Mighty "B-boy Document," RJD2 "1976," Culver City Dub Collective "The Count," Company Flow "Gigapet Epiphany," Junip "Turn to the Assassin"

Old school breaking footage from "BREAKIN'" 1984

For more info on Bill, please visit his site: [link]

Big shot out to Johnny Bachelier and the folks @ King Cut!
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CRUTCH 2007 by `vayabobo. Whilst this piece of film is older most of my other features, it still demonstrates some top film making. It is inspirational and pieced together very well with good music, an excellent documentary film and I hope that Bill is doing well! ( Suggested by Nichrysalis and Featured by kingmancheng )
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Wow, I just signed in and found out about the DD! Thanks so much to NicBelroque and kingmancheng and to all of you for watching it!!

The funny thing is that we've still been working on the project (over 10 years) and are closer than ever to having a finished feature lenght doc. Check our site www.crutchdoc.com for more info and an updated trailer.

Once again, thank you everyone!! :D
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kingmancheng Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Hey I'm looking forward to the feature length!

I run a series of articles called 'Film in Progress' and perhaps you would like to talk to us about your work? 

Here is one of the articles I wrote! kingmancheng.deviantart.com/jo…

If you're interested let me know, we can help promote your work! ;)
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Sure! I'd love to participate!
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kingmancheng Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Wicked! Let me send you a note over and we can talk about it. :)
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BWPhotographry Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Professional Photographer
Hell to the yes skateboarding is not a crime i love this video and i have not even finished watching it
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for watching!!
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BWPhotographry Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Professional Photographer
@05:14All i can say is wow this guy has some skill
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SakuraBomb Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing. So glad I got to see this. ;w; 
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Me too! Thank you for watching!
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
@10:38Congrats on the DD!
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:iconvayabobo:
vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
@10:38Thank you! I really appreciate it! :D
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
@09:51Love this scene!
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TheoryGarcia Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
congrats on the DD, amazing video.
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:iconvayabobo:
vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thank you so much! :D
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TheoryGarcia Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2013
Your welcome.
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    Congrats on the DD, this video is very inspiring, props to all the team! :dalove:
    Have a nice day! :heart:
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Hey thank you so much! I'm glad you were inspired! :D
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
    My pleasure, keep it up :happybounce:
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PetronelaFloyd Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
@10:40I absolutely adore him. The first time I saw him was that Visa TV ad a few years ago. I was like "oh, nice faker" and then forgot about it. But the image had totally stuck in my head, so when I googled this guy a few months later I was shocked that he actually WAS disabled. I got so excited that I told all my schoolmates about it, forcing them to watch the ad and stuff. Last month I decided to do some more research on his work. I've found the RJD2's music video that Bill was featured in, I've totally raped the replay buttons on almost all of the videos of his performances! And I laughed my ass off while watching his speech at PopTech2007. As a wheelchair user I started treating him as my personal hero. Then I realized that this is not what Bill wants to be loved for. I quickly understood that he's not a part of the "cream of cripples". Nothing should make the media focus on his disability. No, Bill isn't awesome because he does impossible things. No, he is not awesome because he's happy with his disorder. His dancing is what makes him awesome, and crutches are just a part of him that dances too. He helped me understand that striving for ability is the best way of accepting the disability. When you meet him, tell him that watching these vids make me happy. : )
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Professional Filmographer
@10:40I showed Bill your comment and he said to tell you that your comment made him happy :)
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PetronelaFloyd Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@10:40This reply made me even happier!
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Professional Filmographer
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eighteensucks Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007
@01:13Personally I think this whole sequence runs a little too long.
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@01:13You may be right. I wanted to go in slow, a sort of lull before the storm, but I realize I test people's patience. But I hope after peeling the rind, the fruit is sweet. ; ) Check out CRUTCH 2001 for over all fast pace [link]
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olga-j Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007
@09:50o my gosh! wonderful scene..!
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@09:50glad you liked it =)
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olga-j Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007
@07:09that's a cool shot!!!!!
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olga-j Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007
@03:29he's incredible! i'm dying to see him performing!
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MyNameIsNotRelevant Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007
@10:33This is one of the best documentaries i´ve ever witnessed!

Is that boy his son?
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@10:33Thank you! And, yes, that is his little boy. I think he's going to grow up to be the raddest skater on the planet. Just a hunch. :horns:
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MyNameIsNotRelevant Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2007
@10:33Awwwhhh... I feel all warm inside. Man i´m so sentimental.
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checkingthecheese Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007
@10:40Crutch is inspiring!
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Assinmypants Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007
@10:01Make sure you leave this right where it is in your next make of it. It truly is a perfect end to leave you thinking of everything you have just been shown.
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@10:01Glad it paid off! I love this part as well ; )
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Ancient-Hoofbeats Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007  Student General Artist
awesome vid all the way :)
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Ancient-Hoofbeats Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007  Student General Artist
@01:31HAHAHA I couldn't stop laughing all the way through!
AWESOME :D
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@01:31Good. We wanted to show the serious and the humorous. So I'm glad you enjoyed it!
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Ancient-Hoofbeats Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2007  Student General Artist
:)
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tvissoc Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Very well done.
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GRIS06 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
@10:40AWESOME!!! VERY,VERY INSPIRING!
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Tavana Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
@10:40I'm feeling quite drawn into this... How, when, where, will I be able to see the full legnth of this?
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@10:40We have over 200 hours of footage that we're whittling down into something fantastic, which I hope will be ready in the Spring. I'll definitely post here as to any and all progress. You can also check us out at [link] (a myspace page for now, but being updated into something superlative by dA member Depthskins as we speak!). It seems people like creative process here at dA. If we can figure out how to post some scenes without giving too much story away, we'll try that as well. ; )
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Dshark Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Student Digital Artist
@10:40Interesting. I would love to see more of this. I would love to know more about him too. I was disappointed to see that his Wiki doesn't say anything besides his awards.
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@10:40[link] is the best source for info about Bill and [link] has his calendar of appearances etc. We'll post here at dA to let you know when we get nearer to completion of the full lenth doc. thank you for your interest!
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Dshark Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2007  Student Digital Artist
@10:40Cool! Thanx for the link!
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raiawoman Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
@10:40Brilliant and touching. It was short but very well edited. Still I would love to see more.
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vayabobo Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Professional Filmographer
@10:40I promise, there will be more! Probably in the Spring ; )
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raiawoman Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
@10:40I would like that very much. Again, very well done. A lot of hard work and effort shows in this piece. Bravo.
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Luai-lashire Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
@09:52Beautiful shot! I think this is my favorite part. :D
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Luai-lashire Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2007
@04:32Yep, that's what I'm talking about! :D
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