A Matter of Minutes


In a Matter of Minutes, one 18 year old’s life took a terrifying turn.

On February 27, 2018 Yves Bail had a stroke. At the age of 18, that is extremely uncommon. Thanks to the quick actions of the medical professionals at HCA Houston Healthcare, they were able to save Yves’s life and prevent severe brain damage. This is a short documentary telling the story of this life changing event.


American Advertising Awards: Silver - Branded Content over 60 Seconds
Austin Indie Fest: Best Short Documentary
Deep in the Heart Film Festival: Official Selection
Lake Travis Film Festival: Official Selection
Rockport Film Festival: Official Selection
The Telly Awards: Silver - Branded Content Documentary
The Telly Awards: Silver - Branded Content Cinematography
The Telly Awards: Bronze - Branded Content Editing

Client: HCA Houston Healthcare

Agency: Langrand

Directors: Justin Sweidel & Christopher Shepherd

Producers: Kelsey McCullough & Christopher Shepherd

Director of Photography: Justin Sweidel

Assistant Camera: Ian Leonard & Brandon Brumfield

Editor/Sound Design: Sam Baiamonte

Sound Mix/Master: Christopher Bourque

Color: Bryan Smaller/Company 3

Music: Luke Atencio - Long Distance/Erosion | Jo Blankenburg - Apparition | David A. Molina - Chasing Time | Skyler Lawson - Little Bird

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“We made the right choice having this team dive into this story. Thank you for everything you put into it.”

Spencer Strickland, Langrand