A Fighting Chance
Meet Iestyn, a young boxer who found community and support at Empire Fighting Chance in Bristol’s St Pauls after the loss of his father. Find out how learning to fight has helped his mental wellbeing and personal growth in this short film.
– Director – Tara Harding, Lauren Bisp
– Producer – Tara Harding, Lauren Bisp, Monty Pettett
– Camera – Amy Warnes, Kendra Adrien, Inaz Hussain
– Sound and Editing– Amy Warnes, Kyriakos Christofides
– Producer/Mentor- Michael Jenkins, Juliet Russell
Everyone at Empire Fighting Chance and the BBC
Martin Bisp, Iestyn Jones, Iestyn’s mum, Jamie Parry
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