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The #MoCrazyStrong Film

Help Support TBI Awareness

When professional skier Jamie MoCrazy suffered a serious traumatic brain injury following a ski accident, her life was flipped upside down. With the support of her family and medical community, Jamie not only survived, but made a full recovery, helping revolutionize early stage TBI treatment, change protocol surrounding family involvement, and now inspiring others.

This short documentary film takes viewers through Jamie’s story winding up in present day Whistler BC, where Jamie is about to get married to the love of her life, Reggie Clark. Using a mix of archival, reenactments, verité and interview footage, we recount how Jamie overcame her accident and TBI and charted a path in helping others through their injuries.

Jamie’s inspirational story shows the importance of a positive mindset, reframing challenges, person centered care and family support to overcome any potential challenges in your way.

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Why This Story?

This short film highlights the invisible challenges TBI survivors and their family caregivers face during recovery. We want to give hope and inspiration that you can have a complete recovery after a TBI and showcase how to make that happen.

Jamie’s story centers around person-centered care and the healing options anyone can use to live a complete life after TBI. She received care from her medical team as well as family caregivers led by her mom. She also received opportunities to recover like being a High Fives Grant Athlete, Utah TBI Fund recipient, and going back to skiing with the National Ability Center.

Jamie received complementary medicine treatments led by her mom, who is now in her PhD on mind-body medicine with a focus on TBI recovery. Many aspects of Jamie’s recovery are miraculous, and the incredible fact is most of those improvements are re-creatable for other individuals!

By telling Jamie’s story we hope to ignite a passion in the minds of TBI survivors and family caregivers for inspiration that they can recover. We also want to show those involved in policy change the importance and role through TBI recovery of family involvement, person centered practices, complementary medicine and healing opportunities.

Who Is Involved?

Interviewees and appearances in the film include:

  • Grace “Fruit” Mauzy (Jamie’s mother)
  • Jeanee Crane-Mauzy (Jamie’s sister and pro skier)
  • Jilly Crane-Mauzy (Jamie’s sibling)
  • Jeff Crane (Jamie’s father)
  • Joceyln Williams (Family caregiver to a TBI survivor)
  • Dr. Mypinder Sekhon (ICU Physician, VGH)
  • Reggie Clark (Jamie’s husband)

How Will The Funds Be Used?

Completing the film: We need to hire a sound designer, composer, graphic designer and colorist to make the film sound and feel like a Hollywood film.

Film Festival Submissions, Marketing and PR: In order for the film to make the impact we want, we need funding to submit to top tier film festivals in US and Canada, create an impact campaign and get publicity for our film.

Licensing and Legal: we need to make sure all our t’s are crossed and i’s dotted with the legalities of the film.

Impact

We are planning a premiere at a top tier festival in the Winter/Spring 2023 (Sundance, SXSW, or Hotdocs), followed by a festival run around North America.

Following the film festival run, we plan an impact campaign consisting of screenings at medical conferences and events, at hospitals and medical therapy centers specializing in TBI care, and in related medical nonprofits.

Audience

  •  People who have suffered Traumatic Brain Injuries and their families
  •  Winter/Adventure sport enthusiasts
  •  Medical school students and educators
  •  Therapists and support staff for people suffering from TBI’s
  •  Individuals involved in making policy for trauma centers, state, federal and insurance companies