Fast Forward

Fast Forward

Dave Drabik

And So It Begins

By Dave DrabikPosted May 2, 2012 7:01pm (EDT)

And so it begins, the odd odyssey that will soon be Fast Forward. As the EP of the series, the FF team has asked me to post the first blog. I believe their goal is to let me lower everyone's expectations right out of the gate. I only hope I don't let them down...I mean...any lower than their already low expectations.

I will say that I feel great. I say that partly because I want to know that at least at some point on this journey, I felt great.

I kid.

I really do feel great. We've got a fantastic team--KO, Victoria, Ben, Bobby, Michael, Jessica, and of course Bill. And that's just the core players. There are many people here at GPB who have already contributed enormously to this project. I'm grateful for all they've done, and all they're yet to do. And that's why I feel great.

Tomorrow is the first "official" shoot. Heading up to Dalton, GA to shoot at a career fair--kind of an overview of what we'll be covering over the next three months.

After that, we'll continue to shoot once or twice weekly, creating a series of videos designed to show GA's teenagers that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are subjects that could actually lead to fun and interesting careers.

And we're not making that up! Really!!!

We've already done a field test--zip lining with North GA Canopy Tours in Lula, GA. Our own team was actually amazed by all of the genuine "teachable moments" we discovered while flying through the trees of Lula. Yes, much fun was had.

Beyond that we're confirming shoots and talking with people at the Atlanta Falcons and Jekyll Island's Sea Turtle Center, just to name a couple. So we've got big plans for reaching GA's teens with our core message about STEM subjects--and having a lot of fun along the way!

Okay. Time to check last minute details and get ready for tomorrow's ride up to Dalton. The team is ready. The first blog is complete.

Now if I can just figure out how to post this thing...

Adventure

Oh we're going on a Fast Forward adventure?! Okay!

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