BURBANK, CA. Independent film company Q Films http://ronirwin.net/QFilms.html has just launched a documentary project “The Amazing Akanasa.” It reveals the truly amazing story of the Akana family consisting of mother and father and eight children ranging in age from just five years to nineteen years who together travel the world garnering a staggering number of trophies and medals in inline speed skating competitions. Most of the year they live, work, and play in a motor home as they traverse the nation in pursuit of continuing excellence. Roni Akana, the mom, is also their in home school teacher and she is superb. Each child consistently tests ahead of grade level.
The initial project will be to create for general release a feature length documentary hosted by Kari Irwin http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3006187/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1. From that the goal is to get the ongoing adventures of the Akana family on reality TV.
“There has never in my lifetime been any family as spectacular on every level as the Akana family. They are each of them a true champion while remaining cheerful and grounded. Their story is the perfect reality TV show and I pledge to do all I can to help them achieve that goal.” said Ron Irwin, producer of the film project.
Q Films currently has four projects in various stages of development and production. http://ronirwin.net/QFilms.html. They include “Unspeakable Indiscretions.” “Cottonwood” starring Lou Gossett Jr. and Anthony Michael Hall and “The Grid” a classic horror adventure film from multi award winning Director Rick Greenwood.