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The Power of Community™, a film from Award-Winning Filmmaker, Best Selling Author and the world’s top Sales and Management expert, Richard Tyler and Award-Winning Journalist, Aja Vickers focuses on the recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area.
Houston, TX – August 23, 2018 – On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, Richard Tyler and Excellence Edge™ Films releases the second film in their inspirational series titled The Power In You™.
The film centers on the small town of Rosenberg, Texas. Like many areas around Houston, it’s a place where many residents lost everything due to the extensive flooding from Hurricane Harvey. They followed one family’s journey from dealing with the devastation right after the storm to the rebuilding process. They also spoke with a local non-profit group and volunteers helping to restore some sense of normalcy to these families.
“The Power of Community™” is about the incredible power each one of us possesses every day to impact a person, our community and our world for the good.” said Tyler. “Our goal with this installment in the “The Power In You™” Series is to both challenge and inspire us to make a positive difference is the many physical and social communities we all live in every day.”
Tyler was the Executive Director and Executive Producer while Vickers Directed and was the Cinematographer. The idea for the film came as each was discussing with the other how they planned to help out after the storm.
“There were just so many people coming in from all over the country to help out. I really couldn’t believe it. Coming from the news industry I have seen a lot of disasters and have seen the community come together, but not on this level before,” Vickers says.
Once complete, each short film in “The Power In You™ series will be combined to create a feature-length film with each segment focusing on unleashing your own Personal Power™ to create a better world around.
The first film titled The Power of Words™: Making a Difference One Person at A Time garnered two awards from major film competitions. It features an American Sign Language teacher whose mission is to break down barriers of communication for the deaf and the hard of hearing.
Tyler Directed the film. He was also the Executive Producer, creator, and starred in it. Aja Vickers was the Producer and Cinematographer. It was the first collaboration between the two.
Even though The Power of Community™ is only the second to come out of Tyler’s Excellence Edge™ Film Company, he’s not new to the industry. Tyler Executive Produced a documentary about the life of legendary Success Coach, Best-Selling Author and Motivational Speaker Brian Tracy called Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy Story. It was released in 2017 and recently won a prestigious major film award, a Gold Telly in the Documentary category. Tyler also Produced a documentary on the life of Best-Selling Author and Success Coach, Jack Canfield, titled The Soul Of Success: The Jack Canfield Story. Canfield is the co-founder of the blockbuster series, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Success Principles. The film won a Bronze Telly Award in the Documentary category.
Vickers is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker who plans to continue her collaboration with Tyler while producing a wide range of documentaries from her own company Aja Vickers Global Media. She says doing this kind of work is what fulfills her most of all because she loves being able to go deeper into these stories and really showcase the breath of the human experience.
About Richard Tyler:
Richard Tyler, “America’s Corporate and Entrepreneurial Business Expert™” is recognized as the world’s top sales trainer and management consultant. Richard is the CEO of Richard Tyler International, Inc.® as well as a diversified family of companies and services including Excellence Edge™ Films, Excellence Edge™ Productions, Richard Tyler Films®, Excellence Edge™ Ltd., and Richard Tyler International Technologies®.
Richard Tyler, Best Selling Author, World's Top Sales Trainer and Management Consultant, an Award Winning Filmmaker and Entrepreneur. Richard Tyler is a 2-time Best-Selling Author, a 5-time Expy® Award Winner, a 2-time Quilly® Award Winner, a 2-time Editor’s Choice Award Winner, and a C-Suite Book Club featured best-selling author. Richard is a highly acclaimed Professional Speaker and Trainer. Richard Tyler has been inducted into the National Academy of Best Selling Authors® and the National Association of Experts, Writers, and Speakers™. Richard was selected as one of America’s PremierExperts™ and his philosophies have been featured in Forbes magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, The Business Journals, Sales and Marketing Management magazine, Wealth & Financial International magazine, Acquisition International magazine, Corporate America magazine, the Houston Chronicle as well as in hundreds of articles and interviews. Richard has been seen on FOX, CBS, NBC, and ABC television affiliates, CNBC.com, Morningstar.com, BostonGlobe.com, Moneywatch.com, MiamiHerald.com, Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch.com, YahooFinance.com, CNN.com, BBC.com, as well as other major outlets.
Richard Tyler's inspirational films including the documentaries Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy Story, The Soul Of Success: The Jack Canfield Story and a series of short films, The Power In You™. All are critically acclaimed. His award winning film production companies are Excellence Edge™ Films and Richard Tyler Films®.
Richard Tyler’s two immensely popular training seminars, “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion® Program” and “Commitment to Excellence”® Leadership Mastery™ Program”, are influencing businesspeople from all rungs of the corporate ladder.
Richard Tyler’s two new books, “Success Today” with Brian Tracy and “Boom!” with Mark Victor Hansen and leading experts are international Best-Sellers.
Richard Tyler was recently recognized as the “World’s Top Sales Trainer” and Richard Tyler International’s, “Commitment to Excellence”® Sales Immersion Program®” was recognized as the “World’s Top Sales Training Program” when they received the “Award for Excellence in Sales Training” from Wealth & Finance International magazine.
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Aja Vickers has spent more than a decade creating compelling visual content for network television, businesses, non-profits, and artists. Her love of video production and photography keeps her striving to become one of the most sought after experts in her field.
Originally from Los Angeles, California, Aja attended the University of New Mexico and University of San Francisco where she studied journalism and politics. Her internships with ABC affiliate KOAT in Albuquerque and FOX affiliate KTVU in Oakland taught her the necessary skills to become an on-air reporter and she got her first television job in 2006 at local community station TV30 near the San Francisco Bay Area. Aja started reporting, shooting, editing, writing, and producing her own segments and assisting with the production of the news program. Her success in this endeavor allowed her to become the Bureau Chief for the NBC affiliate KSNG out in Garden City, Kansas, where she won the Kansas Association of Broadcasters award for best Non-Metro Television Prime Newscast. With that success in Kansas, Aja moved to a larger media market in Tulsa, OK where she worked for the NBC affiliate KJRH. At this station she worked as a Multi-Media Journalist shooting, writing and contributing editing her own stories as well as being an on air reporter covering all areas of the news for the station. . From politics to crime, sports to tornadoes–you name it, she’s shot it, reported on it or both.
After experiencing all aspects of broadcast news, Aja decided she wanted to start her own production company and began her journey to make it a reality. Aja honed her skills in the news industry by doing thousands of different types of stories and interviews and she coupled those skills with her knack for storytelling and an ability to capture the emotion of any genre. The result is a masterful transformation of pictures and words into a powerful message for her clients. Whatever message you desire Aja can make it happen.
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