Awards to take place January 19 — 23, 2008
Oceanside, CA (December 19, 2007) Transworld Media is proud to announce that three of their 2007 original films, Transworld SURF’s Tomorrow/Today, Transworld SKATEboarding’s Let’s Do This! and Transworld Motocross’ Why? have been nominated for awards at the 8th annual X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival. The X-Dance Film Festival is a celebration of action sports culture, film, music, and video games and runs concurrently with the world renowned Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
X-Dance showcases the year’s top action sport films, followed by post-screening Q&A’s with filmmakers and athletes. X-Dance also features open forum panels with athletes, filmmakers, industry figures and icons from the action sports world, plus special screenings, privately sponsored parties and a legendary Closing Party/Awards Ceremony. With roots in both the core industry as well as the mainstream, no other event on earth harnesses the creative energy of adrenaline culture and brings it together under one roof like the X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival.
About Tomorrow/Today — Transworld SURF is proud to present Tomorrow/Today—Transworld SURF’s first film. With some of the most radical surfing ever captured on film, Tomorrow/Today fuses animated dream sequences into reality, where the each surfer performs his repertoire of unbelievable tricks. Featuring the actions, words, and thoughts of five of the most progressive and relevant surfers in the world: Dane Reynolds, Bobby Martinez, Mike Losness, Yadin Nichol, and Clay Marzo—Tomorrow/Today will help bridge the gap between the present and the future.
About Let’s Do This! — Transworld SKATEboarding is proud to present its 19th feature film—Let’s Do This! Produced, Edited and Directed by Jon Holland and Jason Hernandez, Let’s Do This! showcases some of the most progressive and talented athletes in skateboarding today. Featuring Transworld’s most diverse line-up yet, watch as Brian Brown weaves through the streets of NYC, Clint Peterson flows through LA, Peter Smolik unveils his SD creativity, Devine Calloway casually goes about his business, and Emmanuel Guzman breaks the speed limit.
About Why? — “WHY” isn’t a question-it’s a statement. “WHY” showcases the soul of the sport through a handful of the best riders in the world. It’s an MX film juxtaposing the riders’ talent on the bike with their personalities.
Travel to Belgium with Antonio Cairloi to his private sand track and then watch him dominate the European GP series. Experience Ronnie Renner and friend’s epic Mexico journey to find a new freeride location, watch Andrew Short and Ryan Morias crush a private So Cal SX track then travel to Broc Heplers MX training facility, trek back to Switzerland with Mat Rebeau and find out how he’s able to push the level of FMX while training all by himself. See how paralyzed Ricky James doesn’t think twice about not riding while he tears apart a MX track and FMX ramp, and much more…”WHY is why we ride.
To view clips and/or purchase each Tomorrow/Today, Let’s Do This!, or Why?, please visit Transworldsurf.com, skateboarding.com, and transworldmotocross.com. For screening dates and times for each film, please visit x-dance.com.
About Transworld Media
Transworld Media is the world’s leading action sports media brand and publisher of action sports publications and Web sites in terms of advertising, audience, and brand recognition. Based in San Diego, California, Transworld properties reach a combined monthly audience of more than 5 million teen boys, one of the most challenging audiences to reach through traditional media. The division’s magazines — all leading publications in their categories — include Transworld SKATEboarding, Transworld SURF, Transworld SNOWboarding, Transworld RideBMX, Transworld Motocross, and QUAD Off-Road.
These six consumer titles, as well as the monthly trade magazine Transworld Business, are the print foundation of a multi-media platform including action sports films, leading events, and the Transworld Matrix of Web sites, found at www.TransWorldmatrix.com, the largest action sports community online.
Transworld is a subsidiary of the Bonnier Corporation. Bonnier Corporation (www.bonniercorp.com) is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in America and the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences through more than 40 special-interest magazines and related multimedia projects and events.