Los Angeles, CA – January 30, 2006: , Wasserman Media Group’s Studio411
claimed “Best Picture” with Full Circle and “Best Cinematography” with
All Aboard The Crazy Train at this year’s Boost Mobile X-dance Action
Sports Film Festival. For the past six years, X-dance has brought
together the best action sports films, directors and producers running
side-by-side with the Sundance Film Festival. Marking its first year in
the competition, Studio411 led the pack with six nominations including
All Aboard The Crazy Train, Full Circle, Travis and the Nitro Circus 3,
Pipe Masters, The Reality of Bob Burnquist and Skate More.
“We’re really proud of our films and are extremely happy for the
winning filmmakers,” says David Brooks, Vice President, Business
Development, Studio411. “We’re thankful for the support of our
sponsors and positive feedback from the industry. It’s an
exciting time for Studio411.”
“Best Picture” award winner Full Circle, directed by Rich Van Every and
produced by Godfrey Entertainment, tells the story of Nate Adams’
history in the sport of freestyle motocross. The film documents his
struggles and sacrifices endured after a potentially career ending
injury and his determination to take back the title of the undisputed
king of freestyle motocross.
Director Rich Van Every commented, “The project was the result of the
best team, soundtrack, and one of the greatest athletes in the world. I
really have to thank Nate for trusting me with this project.”
“Best Cinematography” award winner All Aboard The Crazy Train was shot
with a mix of 35mm, Super 16mm and HD by legendary cinematographers and
watermen Sonny Miller, Don King, Jeff Hornbaker, Dave Homcy and Mike
Prickett. The film features never before seen footage of tow-in
pioneers Laird Hamilton, Dave Kalama, Darrick Doerner riding the best
big waves on the planet at Peahi, Maui during the historic winters of
2004 and 2005.
“It’s an honor for our dream team of cinematographers to be given this
award,” says Jane Kachmer, BamMan Films. “They are extraordinarily
talented and so deserving of this recognition.