Canada Gets Unplanned: Join the Filmmakers. Abby Johnson and special guests

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Jul 2, 2019 08:58 AM

Carmel Communications is the publicity and marketing agency for Unplanned.
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Speakers

Abby Johnson
Founder and Executive Director @And Then There Were None
Abby Johnson worked for Planned Parenthood for eight years, working her way up through the ranks to become the clinic director a clinic in Bryan, Texas. She was Planned Parenthood's Employee of the Year in 2008 but she walked away from her job after witnessing the abortion of a 13-week-old fetus during an ultrasound-guided abortion. She left Planned Parenthood and instantly became a national news headline for her defection, which led to a pro-life speaking career. In 2012, she founded And Then There Were None, the only ministry in the nation that helps abortion workers leave their jobs and find new ones out of the industry. To date, she has helped nearly 500 abortion workers quit. Her bestselling book, Unplanned, is being made into a feature film, which will be released on March 29th under the same name. She and her husband, Doug, have eight children.
Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman
Writers, Directors, Producers @Unplanned
Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman have 15 years of experience in the mainstream entertainment industry. Together, they have worked with Warner Brothers, Paramount, Sony-Columbia and 20th Century Fox; with producers Joel Silver, John Davis, Stan Lee (Marvel) and Crusader Entertainment; and with talent such as Bruce Willis and Sylvester Stallone. They have sold original-concept TV pilots to CBS, ABC and Fox; New Line Television, Touchstone and Peace Arch; and cable projects to TNT and HBO. Responding to a call from the Lord, they left the secular entertainment field in 2008. Since then, their filmed projects have included WHAT IF, THE BOOK OF DANIEL, DO YOU BELIEVE, GOD’S NOT DEAD and GOD’S NOT DEAD 2. Chuck is a graduate of Notre Dame and the first person in the history of the institution unable to conduct a conversation about sports. Cary grew up in Brooklyn and is a graduate of the school of hard knocks.
Faytene Grasseschi
Founder @Canada Wants Unplanned
Faytene Grasseschi is a national TV producer & host, author, speaker and advocate on a variety of social justice issues in Canada. She has spoken to Parliamentary Committees and her work has been featured on various talk shows and publications. She was a part of the steering team that executed the Edmonton viewing of Unplanned & has been a core part of the Canada Wants Unplanned movement.