Hey, Kickstarter backers. Jake here. The charming, formerly bald subject of the documentary you supported a while back, remember? I'm guessing that you're getting sick of Nate hogging all of these updates.... Read more
May 29, 2013
One hour. Fourteen minutes. Three seconds.
That's the runtime for the first cut.
There's still more to go. A great interview to shoot that will glue this whole piece together.... Read more
February 23, 2013
Yes, yes. I know it's been a while! So what's new?!
We are still deep into the editing process of the first cut of the film. I have been calling... Read more
December 10, 2012
It is absolutely amazing how when you grow older, the year goes by so much faster than you remember when you were younger. When I was in grade school, the... Read more
Article: Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patient Jake Bouma, 28, Learns That He Is Cancer-Free (Huffington Post)
Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patient Jake Bouma, 28, Learns That He Is Cancer-Free
In this moving video, watch as 28-year-old Jake Bouma finds out he's cancer-free.
Bouma, who lives in Des Moines,... Read more
Article: US man finds out if cancer treatment worked (ninemsn.com.au)
US man finds out if cancer treatment worked
This is the moment a US man finds out if he still has cancer.
A nervous Jake Bouma, who was diagnosed with... Read more
Article: A Cancer Journey on Film (The Des Moines Register)
A Cancer Journey on Film
Jake Bouma documents every part of his lymphoma discovery and recovery, a process bolstered by the support of his church community
I stepped outside with my wife to shoot the solar eclipse with the new production camera.
I love working with it. Thanks to you, our backers!
Production Update - May 16
It has now been over three months since Jake has been diagnosed and over a year since his wedding day. We've been busy over the past month getting our ducks... Read more
Production Update - April 16
WOW! Thank you to all of our backers for not only meeting our funding goal of $7,500 but smashing our SECOND goal of $10,000!
Jake and I have... Read more
Production Update - April 3
Things have been slowing down and getting busy all at the same time. It is kind of weird how that all works. Jake had his third chemo treatment last Thursday... Read more
Production Update - March 21
There's been so many things that have happened since I last updated, it's hard to catch up! First off, we've passed our initial goal and have secured funding! This is... Read more
Week of March 4
This has been quite a week. On Monday, we received an all-access pass from the hospital to shoot Jake's surgery to have his port installed. Scratch one off the "never... Read more