Race Face is putting out the call to filmmakers around the globe: If you have a great idea but can’t fund it, this is your chance for success. Called the Creator Series, it’s designed to give artists a way to tell stories in a no-pressure atmosphere. While films can be cycling-related, they’re encouraging you to find the stories behind-the-scenes – or beyond the shreddit, as they say.
PRESS RELEASE: Vancouver, BC (March. 22nd, 2019): The global mountain bike community is an amazing collection of characters, stories and locations, a culture that Race Face is so proud to be a part of. There are so many great stories out there waiting to inspire, reminding us of the connections that bind us together as riders.
Are you a filmmaker, accomplished or aspiring, that has been sitting on a story that you want to tell but have been short on the resources to bring it to life? Someone with an idea that needs its big break? We’ve designed the Race Face Creator Series to provide you the opportunity to tell that story in your own voice – uncompromised, no pressure from sponsors, just you and your vision.
We’re putting out an open call for filmmakers to pitch us unique mountain bike-related stories. We want you to look beyond the shreddit – digging deeper for those inspiring stories waiting to be told. There certainly can be riding in your video project but it needs to be part of a bigger story.
Submit your pitch to us in whatever form you feel best showcases your talents, your idea, and your passion – videos, animations, presentations, you name it, we’ll take a look. We only ask that you include:
– Your name
– A way to contact you
– A full budget breakout
– Timeline for your project
– Samples of previous video work
We will have a submission cut-off of May 8th, 2019. Submissions will then be reviewed by our Creator Series selection committee, made up of legendary riders and creative visionaries. They’ll sift through the pitches, looking for out-of-the-box ideas and then projects are selected, filmmakers contacted, funding provided and timelines set to bring these unique visions to life.
On May 22 we will announce the chosen projects on the Creator Series website and over the next few months the filmmakers will bring their project to life. Final cuts will be delivered by the end of August and we will start debuting the Creator Series projects in September!
May 8th – Pitch submission deadline
May 8th – May 22nd – Submissions are vetted by our panel of RF personalities
May 22nd – Winners are announced, funding gets released and filming begins
August 21st – Final cuts of the films are due
September 9th – We’ll start rolling out films
For the Fans
Don’t want to submit a pitch but want to follow along with the filmmakers’ journeys? We’ll have regular behind-the-scenes footage for you track the progress and experiences of the filmmakers, so give us a follow on social media and sign up for our newsletter on the Creator Series website to receive exclusive updates!
For all the details and submission guidelines, please visit www.CreatorSeries.com.