Somewhere in the U.S. a medical helicopter will crash every forty days… *

Everyday, selfless men and women around the world put their lives on the line to provide emergency medical air transport for neighbor and stranger alike, despite the alarming rate in which pilots and crew are killed each year.

This film will examine the U.S. HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services) industry, in tandem with the story of Flight for Life Colorado—the nation's first hospital-based helicopter air ambulance program—to explore where we came from, where we are now (and how we got here), and where we should be headed. Ultimately the goal is to start a public dialogue, with hopes of facilitating necessary change to the air-medical industry, for the betterment of all.

This important project is seeking funding — if you are able to offer support, please contact me directly. Also, if you or someone you know has a relevant story to tell (especially around Flight for Life), please get in touch.

* "The Business of Failure", BBC; July, 2016

The following is only a partial list of featured subject experts:

Feature-length documentary (~90 minutes). High-definition 1080P. Color and black & white. Includes archival footage and news reporting. Original scoring with additional licensed music soundtrack.

Alternately: 8 x 22' unscripted series (doc); self-contained

healthcare; EMS; aviation; big business; "safety culture"; profiteering; regulation; human factors; insurance

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