I Will Not Fear

Ed rusk started participating in Ironman races to better his health. But when he fell ill during a race, God gave him the encouragement to finish. In this short documentary, Ed tells a lesson of faith about God's willingness to bring hope amid trial.

  • Nick Lindsay
    Director
  • Mark Comberiate
    Producer
  • Ed Rusk
    Key Cast
  • Dillan Forsey
    Cinematographer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Biography, Sport, Christian, Student, Short, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 26 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • SONscreen Film Festival
    Riverside, California
    April 3, 2015
    Premier
    Audience Choice, Best Documentary Short, Best Cinematography
  • Broadstreet Film Festival
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
    April 18, 2015
    Best Picture
  • Christian Life International Film Festival
    Thamesville, Ontario
    September 26, 2015
  • Lookout Wild Film Festival
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
    January 30, 2016
  • Revolution Film Festival
    Lakeland, Florida
    February 6, 2016
    Judges Trophy, Best Documentary
  • International Christian Film Festival
    Orlando, Florida
    United States
    April 29, 2016
    Best Student Film
  • Christian Film Festival
    Newport News, Virginia
    United States
    April 30, 2016
    Best Documentary, Best Documentary Fan Favorite, CFF Inspire Award
  • Trinity International Film Festival
    Detroit, Michigan
    United States
    August 12, 2016
    Best Inspirational Film
  • Great Lakes Christian Film Festival
    Buffalo, New York
    United States
    August 18, 2016
Director Biography - Nick Lindsay

A native from Australia, Nick Lindsay recently finished a degree in Film Production from Southern Adventist University where he directed "I Will Not Fear" as his senior thesis.

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Director Statement

Nick Lindsay directed “I Will Not Fear” as his senior thesis at Southern Adventist University. Early on in development, Nick’s personal experience crafted the theme of the film. When an injury side-lined him at the peak of his team’s winning season, he found that his own strength was not enough. This parallel between our spiritual and physical journey attracted Nick to Ed’s story because Just like training for an Ironman race, we must pursue God daily. Yet in the end, only God’s grace can carry us across the finish line.