Renard “Storm” Haynes had no rulebook on how to fight COVID-19 despite being the first line of defense, before doctors and nurses. The NYC EMT reflects on his career, fighting the pandemic from the front lines, and coming to the realization that essential was just another way of saying sacrificial. Story by Renard “Storm” Haynes Directed by The Hudson Dusters Renard Haynes as Himself Marikko Haynes as Herself Johnny Turner as Himself Robert Zobel EMT #1 Lexy Leeds Patient #1 Perry Strong Patient #2 Produced by Luke Stevens Director of Photography Nathan Corbin Edited by Joe Walker Assistant Camera: Ian Degner Associate Producer: Lexy Leeds Drone Operator: Alon Sicherman Rigger: Owen Holland Production Assistant: John Bryan Taylor Edit House: Greenpoint Pictures Post Producer: Victoria Vallas Music House: Lightning Studios Original Music by Seth Olinsky Color House: The Mill Colorist: Nick Metcalf Sound Design / Mix by Bobb Barito Titles by Josh Roos VFX Artist: Dave Etkin Music Tracks: “Night” by Seth Olinsky “Fractured Swell” by Seth Olinsky “Summer Rain” by Seth Olinsky Thanks to: Perry Strong Tony Stone Lexy Leeds Benjamin Schwaeber Karen Berkowitz Trevor King Tatiana Rudzinksi Thomas Zoranski Angela Mickey Liz Lewis Casting Jesse Heath Lily Bussel AbelCine Gotham Sound Movie Time Cars Eat Kern Productions Courier Car Rental Hand Held Films Barkode Props