For years, Cushnie had worked with theÂ Fabretto Children’s Foundation, a well respected non-governmental organization that benefits youth and operates throughout Nicaragua.Â Volar en linea rectaÂ is a uniquely grassroots film project, partly in coordination with Fabretto Children’s Foundation itself (they also helped with logistics), and successful crowdsourcing campaigns to fund each stage of production.
Wrap party with cast & crew in Cusmapa, August 2012
“They killed it beyond belief,” said Cushnie of his untrained actors and former students, “because they worked hard and made the parts their own.”
Post-production on the film is nearly complete, as soon as Cushnie raises enough cash in aKickstarter campaignÂ for the next phase of the film, i.e. “to make a couple more beautiful things happen in the world of post-production.”