Shifting Gears II

Kyle Prater, Director & Producer of "Shifting Gears II" shares his story and testimony about transitioning from playing in the NFL to filmmaking. Amongst the drastic changes to his life, Kyle still finds time to continue his coaching at Maine West High School in Des Plaines, Illinois. This film embodies truth and showcases that everyone has internal battles to fight. facing your fears is hard but what's even harder is wearing a mask while doing it. That mask is revealed in this film and a legend is born. Kyle Prater.

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    19 minutes 45 seconds
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    December 16, 2018
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    United States
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    United States
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Director Biography - Kyle Prater

Hi, my name is Kyle D. Prater, former NFL player for the New Orleans Saints, currently a DP in the film. I graduated from Northwestern University with my Bachelor's in Communications. I've been Directing & Producing films since November of 2016 so I'm fairly new to the scene but I enjoy expressing myself through a film. I am the founder of Chasing Greatness Prod.

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Director Statement

" I want my films to impact people and reach their core of vulnerability. This film does just that."