Los Angeles, CA – December 20, 2006: Seven Studio411 films have been nominated for the 2007 Lat34 X-Dance Action Sport Film Festival, January 19th-23rd in Park City, Utah, leading the pack of action sport films.
“This year’s X-Dance Festival will have the strongest line-up yet.” said Brian Wimmer, Director/Founder of X-Dance. “We would like to thank Studio411 for acknowledging the importance of creating opportunities for filmmakers to make better action sports films and supporting our efforts so that we can make sure action sports filmmaking is recognized within the ‘mainstream’ film community, world wide.”
2007 Studio411 nominees include: Lock ‘N Load by Godfrey Entertainment, the latest motocross film featuring Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Circus Crew as they crash their way across the world; Taylor Steele’s Sipping Jetstreams, a romantic surf novel unfolding throughout the worlds most untouched destinations with today’s best surfers; Matchstick Production’s Push showcasing this year’s greatest skiing and best talent; Globe’s Secret Machine, an exploration of the inner most thoughts of the best surfers in the world. Sentenced to Life, a story documenting the life of professional BMX rider Dave Mirra; 1st & Hope presented by Elwood, a story revealing the spontaneity and artistic flow of skateboarding; Show & Prove, a ski film chronicling the lives of Tanner Hall & CR Johnson as they struggle to overcome the greatest challenges in their lives, from last year’s X-Dance “Best Short Film” award winner Constantine Papanicolaou.
“Building on last year’s success at X-Dance we are really happy to see the nominations for seven of our film partners, “said Luke McDonough, Studio411 President. “X-Dance has become the preeminent celebration of excellence in action sports filmmaking, and we are thrilled that our films have been recognized in this way.”
Last year, Studio411 took home “Best Film” with Full Circle and “Best Cinematography” with All Aboard the Crazy Train.
Studio411 specializes in financing, marketing and distributing exclusive content from the top producers, directors and brands in the Surf, Skate, Motocross, BMX, Snow and Ski categories. Studio411also creates partnerships with corporate and endemic marketers to reach the action sports community through commercial production, product integration in films, print promotion, Internet content distribution and specialty retail promotions. Studio411 is a division of Wasserman Media Group, LLC. For more information about Studio411 content log on to www.studio411.com.