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WANTED: VOLUNTEERS

Friends and fans of The Big Flip, We want YOU to join us and make this documentary a success! WHY WE NEED YOU We're a non-commercial passion project. This means the filmmakers and team members work "day jobs" to pay their bills. Any spare time is put back into the film—finishing, festival submissions, promotional ...

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Music Spotlight #4—LILY TAYLOR

She is an avant chanteuse who is currently based in Dallas by way of San Francisco, Santa Fe, Denton, Austin, and Boston. “Angelic and visceral vocal-driven avant pop” is how indie music magazine Impose describes it. Listen (and see) for yourself in this video collaboration with filmmaker Melissa ...

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Music Spotlight #3—JOEL MURACH AND THE LOW ROLLERS

A band that proudly hails San Francisco as their hometown. With Joel Murach as the lead singer, songwriter and guitarist; Tom Murach on drums and occasional bursts of song; and Colin Peden on bass and vocal harmony. The Low Rollers have their own brand of fuzzed-out folk rock. Think garage rock, bar rock, cowpunk... ...

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Music Spotlight #2—SENTINEL

A 3-person band out of Oakland, California, with Tarabud on vocals and bass, Dennis Bestafka on guitar, and Bill Mowery on drums. Indie-Dream-Pop. Here's a song that was in director Izzy Chan's last film, Love in San Francisco. And here's a more recent tune. Sling Blade, soundtrack by Daniel Lanois. ...

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Music Spotlight #1—TED SAVARESE

A composer, music producer and guitarist who is respected and loved by many in the San Francisco music scene. Ted leads and plays in multiple bands—each with its own sound and style—including The TedTones, Drizzoletto and Octomutt. He's working with Director Izzy Chan to create an original soundtrack for The Big ...

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FINISHING FUND FULLY FUNDED!

  ABOUT THE BIG FLIP Coming soon, The Big Flip is a feature documentary about families where the wife wins the bread and the husband mans the home. Want to be the first to see this when it’s done? Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and sign up for our mailing list. Subscribe to our mailing ...

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Guardian Dads & Superhero Mamas—best of Instagram

The world may whirl around them, but dads and moms keep our spirits up! Here are 7 fav social media pix from the last couple of weeks that demonstrate the invincible spirit of dads and moms. #1 MOST UPLIFTING There is good in Baltimore, and this powerful photo posted by Urban Dads show us that. These men show another ...

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Expanding the Language of Love for Big Flip Moms

A mom told me this story last Mother's Day.  As the breadwinner with a demanding job, she often is faced with the hard decision of selecting which school events to attend. She had gone to a ballet recital a few weeks earlier instead of the Mother's Day celebration because it was more important to her daughter. The ...

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DADS ROCK, WORKING MOMS TOO! Fav social media moments of the week

Our finds last week in our hunt for pix & tweets of dads absolutely rocking their roles. As a lucky strike extra, we found some rare sweet pix of working moms too! CUTEST BATH-TIME This self-described “bearded, inked, hairy-chested” dad is not too tough to show his love. “So much love for this tiny ...

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DADS ARE AWESOME! Fav pix and tweets of the week

Dads care, dads love, dads parent. Here are our fav pix and tweets from dads last week that prove just that. MOST KICK-ASS A brave encounter with Lord Vader from Dads with Attitude! __________________________________ MOST UNAPOLOGETIC Adorable pic from Adrian Kulp of Dad or ...

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BIG FLIP DADS CAN! Fav pics & tweets of the week

We’re always scouting for pix & tweets from at-home dads that demonstrate at-home dads are awesome carers with their own unique way of parenting. Here’s a spotlight on our top finds last week. MOST TENDER From the eyes of Austin Eich, loving at-home dad to 3 little girls (and Red Sox ...

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CREATIVE BRIEF FOR OUR DREAM WEBSITE

Continuing on our streak of inspiration from Ted Hope and the SF Film Society’s Artist-to-Entrepreneur spirit, we’re sharing the creative brief we’ve written for the dream website we want. EARLY DESIGN IDEAS Here's a glimpse of early design ideas we got from Tyler, for comparison and contrast. NOTE: THIS IS ...