Michael Schwartz is a video producer, documentary filmmaker, and former reporter. But beyond that, he is also suffering from a degenerative retinal disease called proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR).
What does that mean? For Michael, it means dealing with failing eyesight, and eventual blindness. As you can imagine, this has quite the impact on his profession. How do continue to be a visual storyteller when your eyes no longer function?
Michael is now working on a new documentary, The Palette Project, and is looking for support through his Kickstarter campaign, here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/600620645/the-palette-project-losing-my-sight-but-seeing-the
For this project, he will be traveling all across the world, and will be going to great lengths to show that folks with challenges like his own can still overcome significant hurdles to follow their dreams.
Consider supporting this valiant effort via the Kickstarter page he’s set up below!