Films & Movement
I AM THE FACE Films are a series of challenging and inspiring films about what it means to be living with the aftermath of life-altering situations from those that have lived and continue to live with them. Every person’s story is different – some have embraced their experiences, some are still haunted, and others may not yet have shared their stories -- but all are survivors and their lives and experiences need to be understood from the inside out. Through a creative merging of documentary and filmmaking that gives the viewer a profound insider’s look into these lives, I AM THE FACE Films promotes understanding, compassion, healing, and growth. We will be expanding the standard documentary format to create a new genre of film that not only tells the story through words, but also uses musical production numbers to put the viewers into the heart of those who are truly living with all of the challenges they face. I AM THE FACE Films are not just for the victims and survivors but for their family members, friends, communities, and those touched by the serious subjects that I AM THE FACE Films will profile. And, through this movement, we hope to open doors to communication and understanding and create a community of like-minded and supportive individuals.
With the I Am the Face Foundation website, visitors are encouraged to use their own creativity and bravery to tell their personal stories of struggle and survival. With the films as inspiration, we will provide a nurturing and supportive place where people facing these life-altering situations can find healing and reach out to others through conversation or by creating their own music videos or other artistic or creative outlet, that will give a profound look into the lives they lead.
Perry Poussard, Jr.
Perry received a BGS in Interdisciplinary Studies from Louisiana State University with dedicated study to computer and electrical engineering, mathematics, and theatre. While living in Baton Rouge, he was the chairperson for the Lively Arts Committee, bringing touring companies of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows to the City. After leaving Louisiana, he worked as a performer with The Walt Disney Company and Royal Caribbean Productions/DreamWorks. In addition, he was a member of the creative team for The Walt Disney Company's ENCORE Cast Choir and Orchestra for two years before moving to New York City. While in New York, Perry produced for both FringeNYC and Off-Broadway, and he owned a talent agency, assisting such companies as DreamWorks, Royal Caribbean, and 20th Century Fox with staffing various events. He also assisted various Broadway and Off-Broadway companies with their production needs in theatrical management and marketing/social media. Now living in L.A., Perry works with Tenacity Artistic Productions, producing for film, television, and stage.
Perry earned his J.D. with a Concentration in Entertainment & Media Law with Honors from Southwestern Law School, and he is currently pursuing his MBA with a Specialization in Entertainment Business from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Having been involved in community service, charitable events, and social awareness groups, and having a passion for these for more than 15 years, Perry is thrilled to join the I Am The Face team as Executive Producer to help further inclusion, awareness, and acceptance in our world. For more information about Perry and his current projects, please visit www.PerryPoussardJr.com.
Henry Farnam IV
Artistic Director, Creator, Writer, and Co-Executive Producer
Henry shares the family gene for ambition, innovation, and creation. Prior to becoming a writer and producer, Henry began his early career in musical theater, performing leading roles, both nationally and internationally. His work in musical theater led Henry to his first recording contract, which included three solo CD releases (“Fall Over You”, “The Best Is Yet to Come”, and “Tribute”), as well as dance singles that found great success in various New York City clubs. He premiered his adult contemporary “Fall Over You” CD at the legendary Sunset Strip Key Club in Hollywood, with a star-studded gala to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation. Henry’s film and television work has included roles on such shows as Judging Amy, Star Trek: Enterprise (2 years of recurring roles), Jack & Bobby, Crossing Jordan, and others.
When not performing, Henry dedicates his time to writing, with several large-scale productions for theater, film, and television to his credit, most notably Eclipse of the Heart. Henry is always creating and developing new projects with his production firm, Tenacity Artistic Productions.
Henry has always been passionate about making a difference in people’s lives, whether as a trusted friend, a tireless advocate, or an example of healing. Henry began this project due to his being the victim of a serious crime as a child, which has shaped his life in countless ways. His hope is that, in sharing his story, he can also help to tell the stories of many who have endured a similar life-altering experience. The ultimate hope is this project will help open a dialogue that will not only help the families and friends of those individuals profoundly understand this part of the journey, but, most importantly, give a voice to the voiceless. For more information about Henry, please visit www.HenryFarnam.com.
Co-Producer, Consulting Editor
Katie graduated with a double major in Psychology and English, with Honors in English from St. John Fisher College. She continued her education at the University of California at Berkeley earning her degree in editing and publishing. She was the managing editor of New World Library, an independent book publisher in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was fortunate to work with such notable and New York Times Bestselling authors as Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Shakti Gawain, Richard Carlson, and John Robbins, as well as many celebrities, political figures, and Nobel Laureates. She was lucky enough to see one of her found book projects, Ten Things I Learned from Bill Porter, not only make the New York Times Bestseller List, but also to be turned into a television movie, called “Door to Door,” starring William H. Macy, Helen Mirren, and Kyra Sedgwick.
Katie got involved with I Am the Face, not only because of the love of her brother, who was a victim of a crime as a young child, but also because of her passion for helping others. She has extensive experience with Not-For-Profit fundraising, working as the corporate and celebrity liaison for national not-for-profits, which included organizing star-studded gala events in major cities, working directly with such notables as Chrissie Hynde and the B52’s. She has served as president on various boards of directors for several schools, libraries, and arts councils. She dedicates countless hours to volunteer activities and fundraising for various charities, while continuously finding ways to help others both nation- and worldwide, and especially in her local community.