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THE BIG FLIP to be face of America in State Department’s film diplomacy program

Documentary exploring the rise of breadwinner moms and at-home dads will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s 2017-2018 American Film Showcase, its person-to-person cultural diplomacy program. SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2017—Premiering in California at The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival next ...

Uncomfortable Moments and What I Learned From Being A Big Flip Mom

Uncomfortable Moments and What I Learned from Being a Big Flip Mom

A home-grown interview by JANE RUDOLPH, Ph.D.  |  Jane Rudolph is an Internal Organization Development Consultant and has been a Breadwinner Mom for two years. Jane has a degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and works as an internal Organization Development consultant.  Heath and Jane have been married for ...

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At-Home Dads of The Big Flip

This Father's Day, let us introduce you to the four awesome at-home dads starring in The Big Flip! Music: Kiyoshi Foster, "All that I Am" Meet Chip, father of four in Portland, through the eyes of his wife Bonnie: “Seeing him care for our children, run our household, be the spiritual grounding point for all ...

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KATIE COURIC INTERVIEWS THE BIG FLIP

On her show on breadwinners on Jun 19, Katie Couric invited Big Flip director, Izzy Chan, and Big Flip couple, Bonnie Wan and Chip Rees, to join her. Besides the on-set interview, the Katie Show was excited about the footage and videos we have already put together from our test shoot.  They featured our video ...

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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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SOMETIMES ALL WE NEED IS LOVE

Gianina and Chris got married on a dare. And then, they fell in love. Not every big flip couple came into their arrangement by choice. Sometimes, it’s just the vagaries of life. Chris and Gianina show us how—with their love, and the love of family and friends—they are overcoming the curve balls that life has thrown ...

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MODERN BABY CARRIER FOR MODERN MOMS & DADS

A Design Thought Piece for The Big Flip by Jessica Gates THE EVOLUTION OF PARENTING  Working with The Big Flip team, it has been eye-opening to be on the front lines of a major cultural shift. More dads are staying home with the kids as moms take on the role of primary breadwinner. Although the great recession has ...

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WHY DESIGN MATTERS FOR THE BIG FLIP

So, why do we need a product designer for a documentary project?  Because real change and improvements start in our everyday lives. HOW DESIGN SPREAD THE GREEN MOVEMENT BEYOND TREE-HUGGERS TO THE PEOPLE The evolution of the green movement is an inspiration for what we want to accomplish. Documentaries like “The ...

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THE INCREDIBLE EXPANDING FAMILY OF BONNIE AND CHIP

Want to hear more of Bonnie and Chip’s story after seeing their interview on the Katie Show?  Here they tell us more about their big flip experience, and share their excitement and anxieties about the arrival of baby number four. Bonnie and Chip are pioneers from the modern home front where the wife wins the bread while ...

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FATHERS FLIPPIN’ ROCK!

Fathers Rock! from Izzy Chan on Vimeo. Our video tribute to the awesome dads of the Big Flip.  Happy Father’s Day, Fred, Chip, Trevor, Ross and Chris! Thank you to brand new dad Joel Murach for letting us use his song “Let’s go play croquet!” for this!   ABOUT THE BIG FLIP Coming soon, The ...

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FATHER’S DAY TRIBUTE TO BIG FLIP DADS

The Pew Research report on breadwinner moms left out an important part of the story—the dads who care for the home and kids while their wives work. For those with the misguided notion that men aren’t cut out for the job of home guardian, here’s a look at the men of the Big Flip, who show us otherwise. TO ROSS, ...

BIRTH OF A SUNFLOWER

Birth of a Sunflower from Izzy Chan on Vimeo. How symbolic! In the same week that “Little Sister” Mabel Mei arrives to join Bonnie and Chip’s joyful family, the Sunnyside Plaza community comes together for a celebration of rebirth and rejuvenation—the annual Sunflower Festival. Here’s a time-lapse view of ...