Paul Lazarus has a 30-year award-winning career producing, directing, and writing film, television, and theater. Along with SlingShot, Lazarus has created numerous other documentaries with inventor Dean Kamen, highlighting the Segway and his inspiring competition for students: FIRST robotics. He has directed and produced the independent feature film Seven Girlfriends starring Tim Daly and Melora Hardin. A graduate of Dartmouth College, he apprenticed with the Royal Shakespeare Company in England.
Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, has created a device to turn any unfit source of water into safe potable water. But distributing it to villages around the world is a hard fought process. “Slingshot” is a portrait of a man who just might be able to create a solution to one of the world's crises.