The script is great, plain and simple. It hooks you, stirs you, and the end feels like a gut punch. It puts you right on the ground with those being sent out to fight the fire.

“the brave few who run toward the fire, never away from it”

I want people to invest emotionally -- in the same way the firefighters who would be hearing this speech would.

To me, this script is about putting the viewer on the ground with these protectors. I want to use the script to feel the heat as they do their job and duty. To create visuals that show how otherworldly the visuals and bravery of forest firefighting really is. To give the viewer the best possible avenue to experience what they experience, and be completely moved by it.

Here is how I think we do that...