1. (Homeless/Poverty Awareness) A variety of artistic mediums bringing awareness to the important issue of homelessness and poverty.

    "Home" Charlotte http://chalf.deviantart.com/
    "Less" Charlotte http://chalf.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Guity Novin http://www.guitynovin.com/
    "Protest 3" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Protest 2" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Protest 7" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Occupy Wall Street" Author Unknown http://socialmediaseo.net/
    "Protest 8" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Humanity Contained" Richard the Lionheart http://trippy4u.deviantart.com/
    "Protest Old Man With Attitude" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Protest 5" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Police G-20" Y'amal http://www.flickr.com/people/17856544@N00
    "G20 London Police" Steven Punter http://www.flickr.com/photos/spunter/
    "G8 Riot Police" "David Morris" http://www.flickr.com/photos/12771303@N00
    "Montreal Police Horses" Gerry Lauzon http://www.flickr.com/photos/26745132@N00
    "Food Not Bombs" Author Unknown http://www.foodnotbombs.net/
    "Sleeping Homeless" Brandon Teed http://torontoist.com/2007/03/ontario_coaliti/
    "Untitled" Katy http://art-from-the-heart-x.deviantart.com/
    "G" Bogdan Tzigan" http://bogdantzigan.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Anna Mundy http://annamundy.deviantart.com/
    "Make Poverty History" Katy http://art-from-the-heart-x.deviantart.com/
    "Rain Stopped Play" Nikhil Roy http://nikz87.deviantart.com/
    "Counting on Kindness" Lori Garner http://lorigarnerart.com/
    "Homeless Vet"Woodrow Hinton III http://wjh3.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Winters" http://thegcompany.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless in NY" Benjamin http://jammiman.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Tony Stanciu" http://big-t2004.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Paris" Eric Pouhier http://www.ericpouhier.com/
    "Harmonics' Aaron Francis Scott http://that-car-bloke.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" http://linsalvador.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Melanie http://mistoffelees-shadow.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Leroy Allen Skalstad http://www.flickr.com/photos/wd9hot/
    "Life Is" Sebastian http://xbastex.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Muhammed Anwar http://thefreewolf.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Andreas Spaeth http://quadword.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Youth Sleeping" Pau http://mermann87.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Sweet Homeless" Roberth Fearon http://pandaphobia.deviantart.com/
    "Brighten Lives" Shane http://shane-01.deviantart.com/
    "Unequal Distribution" Shane http://shane-01.deviantart.com/
    "Cold Dark Evening" Shane http://shane-01.deviantart.com/
    "Homelessness 47" Lucy http://campervanlover.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Kiersten Olsen http://kierstenolsen.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Veteran in NewYork JMSuarez http://www.flickr.com/people/josjos/
    "Homeless and Cold" Ed Yourdon http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/
    "Homeless Man" Matthew Woitunski http://www.woitunskiphotography.com/
    "Mitch Weiss" Jesse Lee Weiner http://jesseleeweiner.deviantart.com/
    "Taylor" Jesse Lee Weiner http://jesseleeweiner.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Woman v1" Ido Guz http://unholy-god.deviantart.com/
    "At Least They Know Now" http://dramaticdame.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless 3" Robert Wheater http://mindforge.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless 5" Robert Wheater http://mindforge.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless 2" Robert Wheater http://mindforge.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless" Anastasia" http://tripinadva.deviantart.com/
    "Student Dreams" Martin Dimitrieski http://hypertech.deviantart.com/
    "Poverty" http://myorphic.deviantart.com/
    "Blueeee" http://peanuttothebutter.deviantart.com/
    "Sorrow" Katy http://art-from-the-heart-x.deviantart.com/
    "Pobre Susana" Melissa Campa http://melissacampa.deviantart.com/
    "Keeps What It Takes" Shane http://shane-01.deviantart.com/
    "My Last" http://peanuttothebutter.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Mike" Lenin Angelo Lavina http://13nin.deviantart.com/
    "The Homeless Paris" Alex E. Proimos http://www.flickr.com/people/34120957@N04
    "Homeless" Jesse Lee Weiner http://jesseleeweiner.deviantart.com/
    "Begging for Money" Anita Namar http://anitanamar.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless American Flag" http://cgpgrey.squarespace.com/
    "Homeless IV" Bogdan Tzigan" http://bogdantzigan.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless II" Bogdan Tzigan" http://bogdantzigan.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless I" Bogdan Tzigan" http://bogdantzigan.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Sleeping" Bogdan Tzigan" http://bogdantzigan.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless John" http://revisoryvirus.deviantart.com/
    "Third World Poor Children" http://mater-memento-mori.deviantart.com/
    "Poor" http://romeroson.deviantart.com/
    "Homeless Woman v2" Ido Guz http://unholy-god.deviantart.com/
    Song "Shattered" Roy Muniz http://www.reverbnation.com/roymuniz

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  2. Song written and performed by Bob Rylett

    Music Video Cast & Crew:

    Sinead O'Flynn
    Josh King

    Greg Melanson - Director
    Chris Rogers - Producer (w/ Bluestar Films)
    Yared Gebrikidan - Co-Producer (w/Bluestar Films)
    Maximillian Krewiak - Director of Photography (w/ Dutchcinema)
    Travis Hansen - 1st Assistant Camera
    Carolina Siulin - Sylist
    Miko Wu - Lead Makeup
    Mia Wang - Makeup
    Gita Dunn - Set Photography
    Mari Omae - Production Assistant

    Background: Emily Case, Patrick Parrotta, Claire Nelson, Shawn Mitz, Reese Motzek, Gary A. Bigger, Wyatt Lincoln, Tyler Peerless, Vicky Theriault, Christine Bissonnette

    # vimeo.com/73040373 Uploaded 161 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Short Film written & directed by Greg Melanson

    Recently released after a brief stint in a mental hospital, a young man struggles to return to normal life, as his disconnect with reality intensifies to gruesome consequences.

    Jake Martin
    Lex Gigeroff
    Keith Ruttan
    Christine Bissonnette
    Jon Quinn

    Writer/Director - Greg Melanson
    Producer/ 1st Assistant Director - William Beatty
    Director of Photography/Sound Design - Jesse Anthony
    Assistant Camera - Matt Carr
    Original Score - Bob Rylett
    Production Design - Andrew Long
    Location Sound - Brett Macfadyen
    Gaffer - John Thornton
    Hair/Makeup - Jennifer Ferriss
    Script Supervisor - Jennifer Mawhinney
    Special Effects Makeup - Joel M. Thompson
    Key Grip - Glen Perry
    Grip - Richard Hazen

    Score recorded @ Barrell House Sound by Scott Woolard, Vancouver BC

    Special thanks:
    NB Film Coop

    # vimeo.com/90622651 Uploaded 482 Plays 2 Comments

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