The only distributor of films exclusively featuring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

SPROUT MAKE-A-MOVIE

I CAN’T SIT STILL AND CONCENTRATE

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
2 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Poetry by Jennifer Fan, performed by Nadirah McFadden. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

I WISH

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1.5 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Poem written by Emily Meek / Reprinted from Ideal Way (Seeing Ability in Disability).

This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

I’m A Ghost

DIRECTED BY ANTHONY DI SALVO
30 MIN / NARRATIVE / 2009 / USA

During an emotional time in his life Jimmy is enrolled, by his father, at a boarding school. While there he is bullied by his roommates, gets a crush on a waitress and meets a ghost.

A Sprout Make-A-Movie production shot in 2009 – starring Peter Ford as Jimmy and Dan Waite as The Ghost with a supporting cast of Stephen Hutson, Kevin Moreno, Chad Brown and Sabrina Saunders.

Ten young adults with IDD from Brooklyn and Manhattan signed up to make a short film through Sprout’s Make-A-Movie Program. The 10 young adults, new to acting, were joined by a small film crew at a secluded resort with the goal to make a movie in 5 days. “I’m a Ghost” is the result of that effort.

Karate Ruler

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
14 min / narrative / 1999 / USA

The year is 3168 and planet Earth is being threatened by the evil Natas, from planet Olvidan. Hope for a peaceful future lies in the hands of the Karate Ruler. All actors in this sci-fi thriller have developmental disabilities.

King of Camp

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
42 min / narrative / 2005 / USA

A tale about Viru, a self-proclaimed music buff, and how he survived his first day at summer camp. This video features acting and musical performances by people with developmental disabilities.

Married Life

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Written by Enrichment Center poet, Tawanda Renee Shore. Performed by Samantha Moore.

This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

Muddy Dreams – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Poetry by Tim Kroft, performed by William Zhang. This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

My Love Legacy – Poetic Short

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
1.5 min / narrative / 2011 / USA

Features the poetry of Frank Doherty and the performances of 5 young adults with developmental disabilities.

This is one in series of 13 short videos featuring poetry written by poets with developmental disabilities. Each poem is recited and performed by young adults with developmental disabilities.

Nothing to Fear

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
45 min / narrative / 2006 / USA

A documentary film crew captures the behind the scenes happenings during the making of a vampire film. Reality and fiction become blurred as the seven actors with developmental disabilities lose themselves in their roles.

One Question

Directed by Anthony Di Salvo
7.5 min / documentary / 2012 / USA

35 people with developmental disabilities answer the same one question: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would you change?