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Its been a while, but I’m at it again, devising something to try to get this project off the ground.

This project does need to see the light of day, as domestic violence is still far too common an issue in today’s world. Its an ugly blight on our society that needs to end.

Recent research has shown that Domestic Violence has long term effects. From the Daily Mail – “It can ‘scar’ a child’s DNA: Watching family members being hurt is linked with damage to chromosomes. Scientists found the more fractured families are, the more likely it is the children will be altered genetically. Children were found to have shorter telomeres than those in stable homes. Shorter telomeres are linked to higher risks for heart disease, obesity, cognitive decline, diabetes and mental illness.”
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2661422/Domestic-violence-scar-childs-DNA-Watching-family-members-hurt-linked-damage-chromosomes.html

Our aim has always been about awareness, and giving an audience a taste of the pain the kids in these homes face. We also want to point those in need to where they can go. And let the public know that in a domestic violence home, one of the most dangerous times is when someone makes the decision to flee.

So I am back at the drawing board. If you have any ideas, feel free to drop by the facebook page and share. www.facebook.com/unbed

Cheers

Tony

About the author

Tony Hooper’s career began in the corporate world, however that changed dramatically with a move into the Media industry. He began making short documentary pieces (on aspects of business) and in exploring his more creative side he produced a number of short films, including the series “Stock Footage Fairytales” (now being remastered). He has worked on a number of music videos and commercials, as well as writing screenplays for both short and feature film. Tony is currently exploring the intrigues of experimental film while preparing for his debut directing a feature. He is a CPA, and a member of a number of screen bodies, and has worked within the corporate sector for over a decade, including as a Senior Executive in a major media company. His plethora of experience, from negotiating contracts, reporting financial affairs, and managing film sets, and his adaptability with situations and technology, has given him a wide breadth of knowledge on all aspects of production.