Little Wolf Productions - Hope Road The Movie

Little Wolf Productions - Hope Road The Movie
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Our Team


We have engaged a Canadian distributor and plan to attend numerous film festivals.
We will use several focus groups with the understanding they market this film in their own communities.
We will be utilizing local television, newspaper, public radio stations, film festivals, and creation of DVD’s.

Our Partners and Sponsors:

  • Kansas Attorney General
  • Steve Six
  • Kansas Human Trafficking Advisory Board
  • Nola Foulston, District Attorney, 18th Judicial District
  • Wichita’s Anti–Sexual Exploitation Roundtable for Community Action
  • Wichita Children’s Home and Women’s Focus
  • Kansas City Alliance Against Human Trafficking
  • Healing House
  • MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault)
  • A Future, Not a Past
  • Street Grace
  • Ecklectica Salon
  • WIN Home Inspection
  • Whirley Ball
  • And many, many donors who are making our film possible!

About Us

Our Team

Risa MorimotoRISA MORIMOTO (Director/Producer)
Risa is a director and producer for film, television (A&E) and the internet. Her award-winning documentary about surviving Kamikaze pilots, Wings of Defeat, aired nationally on PBS’ Independent Lens and in over 15 countries. She has produced the feature film, The LaMastas, and directed, produced, shot and edited several short films and documentaries. Risa received her Master’s degree in film and education from NYU in 1999 while serving as the Associate Director of the Asian/Pacific/American Studies Institute. Risa was the Executive Director of Asian CineVision, a non-profit media arts organization from 2002-2006. In 2009, Risa received a Japan Foundation research fellowship.

A project manager for 15 years, Susan has worked on numerous projects which involve complex management skills. Her work has encompassed systems development, international conferences, and interfaith service projects. She is the President of the Foxhall Endowment Fund (Kansas City Community Foundation), and is on the Board of the North American Interfaith Network (NAIN). Her volunteer work has included chairing several International conferences and interfaith projects. Her role is particularly valued as the documentary team leader for the production of a documentary film on FreeSchools World Literacy in India in 2009.

Dr. Laurence is Executive Director and co-editor of the Education as Transformation Project at Wellesley College and has produced a wide range of educational materials on social issues. In 2005 he co-produced Beyond Tolerance: A Campus Religious Diversity Kit in collaboration with the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Dr. Laurence served as producer for the television documentaries Visions of Perfect Worlds with H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama; The Art of Being Human about the philosophy and work of artist/philosopher Frederick Franck (Cine Golden Eagle award, broadcast on WNET New York and other PBS stations); and producer/director of Creating Multifaith Community at Wellesley College.

Susan is on the faculty of the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma. She is a professor of voice, songwriting and keyboard. She is a songwriter; studio musician;; Oklahoma Christian accompanist; piano/voice teacher at the Norman Music Institute, and is the singer with the Al Good Orchestra. She has enlisted two time Grammy Award winner, Chris Hicks, saxophone player for Reba McIntire, for this film.

Gary is a two -time Emmy Award winning composer/ sound editor/ designer and music director for film and television. He also has nine Emmy nominations prior. Gary is also the recipient of two BMI film and television music awards. His experience is extensive at CBS television where he worked as a composer and audio post supervisor. He has also worked on various film productions including shorts/ webisodes /documentaries etc that have and continually air on A&E/ History channel.