Los Angeles, CA – January 24, 2007: Sipping Jetstreams took home “Best Cinematography” and Travis Pastrana from Lock ‘N Load claimed “Athlete of the Year” at this year’s Lat34.com X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival. In its second year of competition, Studio411 along with their production partners led the pack with seven nominated films including Sipping Jetstreams, Lock ‘N Load, 1st & Hope, Show & Prove, PUSH, Sentenced to Life and Secret Machine .
“We’re extremely proud to be associated with the top films and brands and are excited for our winning partners,” says Luke McDonough, President, Studio411. “We enter into each production believing in their quality and are thrilled that the action sports industry feels the same.”
“Best Cinematography” award winner Sipping Jetstreams , with Director Taylor Steele and Director of Photography Todd Heater, is a departure from a standard Steele production. Combining a sense of natural whit and an eye for beauty, this romantic surf novel unfolds throughout the worlds most untouched destinations with today’s best surfers.
“Athlete of the Year” award winner Travis Pastrana’s Lock ‘N Load produced by Pastrana and Godfrey Entertainment combines the journey to Pastrana’s record breaking and jaw-dropping double back flip with the distinct erratic brand of random chaos that only the Nitro Circus Crew can deliver.
In 2005, Studio411films took home “Best Film” and “Best Cinematography” with Full Circle and All Aboard the Crazy Train , respectively.
Studio411, a division of Wasserman Media Group, LLC, specializes in financing, producing, distributing and marketing the best action sports content in the Surf, Skate, Ski, Snow, Motocross and BMX categories.
Working with the top producers and endemic brands Studio411 utilizes its vast distribution network including core and mass market retailers, 411vm.com , motocross.com , and studio411.com , network and cable television, iTunes and third party site partners to penetrate the global market.
For more information about Studio411 and upcoming releases, visit www.studio411.com .