Switching the Summit

Switching the Summit is a short documentary film about the limitations of childhood cancer research which focuses on the stories of Alec Ingram and Elizabeth Weidner, both of whom experienced pediatric cancer. It is also an introduction to the Keep Climbing Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to raising funds and awareness for cancer research and other causes.

  • Ryan Kelley
    Director
  • Ryan Kelley
    Writer
  • Ryan Kelley
    Producer
  • Alec Ingram
    Key Cast
  • Jen Ingram and Chris Ingram
    Key Cast
  • Elizabeth Weidner
    Key Cast
  • Dr. Lauren Draper, MD
    Key Cast
  • Meggie Hilbert, BSN, RN
    Key Cast
  • Ryan Kelley
    Key Cast
  • Robby Boyd
    Cinematography & Color
  • Ryan Girard
    Editing, Sound Design, & Animations
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 12 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 7, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Ecuador, United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • DELL CHILDREN’S TRUST Virtual Give Dinner
    Austin, TX
    United States
    May 6, 2021
    World Premier
Director Biography - Ryan Kelley

Ryan Kelley is the President of the Keep Climbing Foundation as well as one of its founders. He founded The Home Loan Expert, one of the nation’s fastest-growing mortgage companies. When he’s not climbing mountains for charity, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

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