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    *Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use*

    Katy Perry's "Wide Awake" expressed in American Sign Language. Enjoy!

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  2. BUY THE D-PAN DVD HERE ~~ bit.ly/GLeJtE

    D-PAN, The Deaf Professional Arts Network, is an internationally-known nonprofit organization dedicated to making music and music culture accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing community. Established in 2006, D-PAN has created American Sign Language (ASL) music videos of popular songs featuring deaf and hard of hearing performers expressing the song's lyrics through ASL.

    To learn more about D-PAN, please click here d-pan.com

    Directed & Edited by Adrean Mangiardi
    Director of Photography : Michael Berlucchi
    Assistant Director : Mark Levin
    Executive Producer : Joel Martin (Bacow)
    Line Producer : Rich Hansen
    Production Manager : Dale Wilson
    Production Coordinator : Bonnie Parks
    Camera Assistant : Katie Barkel
    Gaffer : Nik Tykowski
    Grip : Matthew Tuppen and Aaron Segel
    Dolly Grip: Trevor Krok
    Gospel ASL Directors :
    P Lanette Pinkard
    Tamara Wright
    Aarron Loggins
    Set Design : Roger Dyer
    Prop Master : Lisa Wood
    Prop Master Assistant : Nate Qualls
    Make-up & Hair Design : Tresa Callahan
    Sound Design : Nick Schoonover
    Dialogue Mixing : Nick Schoonover
    Sound Playback : Jennifer Lusier
    Gospel Music Consultant : Larry Callahan
    Music Clearance : Nancie Stern at Music Resources, Inc.
    Production Assistant :
    Stefan Vardon
    Artur Pinkhasov
    Nate Qualls

    Performers In Order of Appearance:
    Mother - Tamara Wright
    Young Boy - Taye Levenson
    Music Teacher - P Lanette Pinkard
    Choir Director - Aarron Loggins
    Lead Choir Member - Arriana Bedgood
    Choir Member - Benjamin Houston
    Choir Member - Joe Williams
    Choir Member - Larry Cotton Jr.
    Choir Member - Tanisha Cotton
    Choir Member - Don Espy
    Choir Member - Cherie Espy
    Larry Calahan and Selected of God
    Bountiful Blessing

    Special Thanks to all the ITP Students and others who volunteered during the shoot. Linda Drinkard
    Amanda Leff
    Jessica Mitchell
    Sara Zuemer
    Tanya Kott
    Russ Parks
    Nicola Artese
    Nicole Righter
    Feclicia Moore

    Special Thanks:
    Reverend Jim Holley, Ph.D., The Historic Rock Baptist Church
    Nicole Black, The Historic Rock Baptist Church
    Orchard Lake Community Church
    Presbyterian
    Marcia Levenson and all the parents and extras

    Special Thanks:
    The Clark Sisters
    Armen Boladian
    Sarah Catlett
    Steve King
    Scott Guy
    Chrystal Smith
    Kim Simonian
    Greg Doyle
    Arriel Jensen
    Jeff and Julie Bass
    Mark Bass
    Deneen Bacow
    Jack Bacow
    Bennie Bacow
    Donald Mulka

    Collaboration between Lucky Airlines and D-PAN

    Shot in D-PAN Studios and The Historic Little Rock Baptist Church

    Ferndale and Detroit, Michigan 2013

    # vimeo.com/81568892 Uploaded 992 Plays 1 Comment
  3. To see more new ASL Music videos and Behind the Scenes BUY THE D-PAN DVD HERE ~~ bit.ly/GLeJtE

    D-PAN : Deaf Professional Arts Network

    It's everybody's music

    "D-PAN aims to make music and music culture accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing community, and to give recognition to deaf and hard of hearing artists everywhere"

    d-pan.com

    Directed & Edited by Adrean Mangiardi
    Director of Photography : Michael Berlucchi
    Assistant Director : Mark Levin
    Executive Producer : Joel Martin (Bacow)
    Line Producer : Rich Hansen
    Associate Producer : Sean Forbes
    ASL Director : Rosie Switras
    Production Manager : Dale Wilson
    Production Coordinator : Katie Barkel
    Camera Assistant : Katie Barkel
    Gaffer : Nik Tykowski
    Key Grip: Max Rubner
    Grip: Tyler Grimm
    Set Decorator: Roger Dyer
    Prop Master: Lisa Wood
    Assistant Prop Master: Nate Qualls
    Wardrobe : Lisa Wood
    Wardrobe Assistant : Nate Qualls
    Make Up Artist : Lora Gianino
    Sound Design : Nick Schoonover
    Sound Playback : Jennifer Lusier
    Music Clearance : Nancie Stern at Music Resources, Inc.
    Production Assistant : JoJo Forbes
    Production Assistant : Jenny Berrigan
    Production Assistant : Artur Pinkhasov

    Performers:
    Steven Putz
    Lauren Putz
    Noah Rangel
    Jeffrey D. Main
    Tyler Naeyaert
    Kalib Jones
    Lauren Holtz
    Willie Mosley
    Alvonte Bridges
    Morgan Nimmo

    Special Thanks to
    Noah Beyer-Hermseh
    Gabby Cates
    Calli Clemens
    Erin Craig
    Danny Ireland-Kennedy III
    Torrie Johnson
    Morningstar Kennedy
    Christopher Larsen
    Katelyn Lau
    Ryan Mc Daniel
    Shauna St.Lawrence
    Autumn Stephens

    Special Thanks to all the parents!

    Special Thanks:
    Owl City
    Matt & Kay Daigle for That Deaf Guy: "A Family Portrait"
    Sarah Catlett
    Steve King
    Scott Guy
    Chrystal Smith
    Greg Doyle
    Kim Simonian
    Arriel Jensen
    Jeff and Julie Bass
    Mark Bass
    Deneen Bacow
    Jack Bacow
    Bennie Bacow
    Nick Schoonover
    Donald Mulka

    Collaboration between Lucky Airlines and D-PAN
    Shot in D-PAN Studios
    Ferndale, Michigan 2013

    d-pan.com

    # vimeo.com/81539157 Uploaded 3,216 Plays 0 Comments
  4. Lyrics by Sean Forbes
    Music by Jake Bass
    Mixed by Steve King at 54 Sound
    Mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering
    Directed and Edited by Adrean Mangiardi
    Cinematography by Wayne Betts Jr
    Assistant Director Mark Levin
    Production Assistant Stefan Vardon
    Make Up Artist/Wardrobe designer Ryan Clouse and Nathan Qualls
    ASL Translation: Jules Dameron and Sean Forbes
    Executive Producer: Joel Martin and D-PAN Entertainment

    Starring:
    Sean Forbes as himself
    Julie Ottinger-Smith as young Sean's Mom
    Connor Smith as young Sean
    Harrison Smith as deaf friend on bus
    Addy Smith - deaf friend on bus
    Scott Forbes - As himself
    Jake Bass - As himself

    Filmed in Ferndale, MI, Pleasant Ridge, MI, Shelby Township, MI.

    Special Thanks to Servicar for letting us use the short bus in the video, Mr.B's Bar and Grill for letting us film there, 54 Sound, Alando for everything he did, and Em for his arms and head.

    # vimeo.com/81550259 Uploaded 1,078 Plays 1 Comment
  5. Purchase Sean Forbes debut LP "Perfect Imperfection" now at
    deafandloud.com
    iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/album/perfect-imperfection/id555235264

    "Hammer"
    Written and Performed by: Sean Forbes
    Music Produced by: Jake Bass
    Directed by: Adrean Mangiardi
    Cameramen: Matt Stiller, Stefan Vardon, and Adrean Mangiardi
    Assistant Director: Mark Levin
    Music Video Editor: Adrean Mangiardi
    Mixed by: Jeff Bass
    Engineered by: Steve King and Kyle Resto
    Recorded at 54 sound, FBT Studios, Jeff Bass Studios.
    Mastered by Brian "Big Bass" Gardner at Bernie Grundman
    Filmed at: Harucki House, Detroit, RIT/NTID.

    # vimeo.com/57403600 Uploaded 430 Plays 0 Comments

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