My personal involvement in animal welfare and documentary film initially started here. After months of researching all forms of animal cruelty in an effort to narrow down a subject matter to base a documentary on, on April 25, 2007 I woke, turned the television on to SportsCenter while preparing breakfast, when breaking news came across that NFL star quarterback, Michael Vick, was suspected of running a dogfighting operation after feds raided his rural Virginia home and found dozens of dogs.

This dedicated page on the “Once In A Lifetime” website will be all about dogfighting.

Blog Entries Relating To Dogfighting

River Fire Films Releases Concept Trailer

My Cleveland-based video production company, River Fire Films, released the concept trailer this week for the upcoming doc-series titled “Once In A Lifetime” (OIAL), giving interested viewers a glimpse of what the 5-6 one hour episode documentary will be once finished. While this doc-series may have officially began production the week after Preston passed on […]

The Defining Moments How I Got Here: The Intro

Over the course of production for this doc-series, I will be writing blog entries pertaining to subtopics the film covers. I’ve shrunk it down to 6 primary categories: Dogfighting; Breed Specific Legislation; the Animal Welfare and Sheltering Systems; the Human-Canine Bond; Racism and Classism; and Mental Illness. If there was a singular defining incident in […]