Awards to take place January 19 — 23, 2007
TransWorld Media is proud to announce that two of their original films, TransWorld SKATEboarding’s A Time to Shine and TransWorld Motocross’ 6ix, have been nominated for awards at the 7th 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 6ix — The 3rd feature film from TransWorld Motocross, 6ix takes you along for the ride in the day-to-day lives of six of the sport’s biggest players including Davi Millsaps, Kevin Windham, Ryan Villopoto, Billy Laninovich, Nate Adams, and Mike Mason in this all-access documentary about what it takes to be a star. Filmed entirely in High Definition and directed by Taylor Congdon, 6ix is one of the most exciting motocross films of its time, packed with tons of bonus features and interviews along with the most progressive riding you’ll see anywhere. The X-Dance Film Festival will screen 6ix on Monday, January 22 at 1:30pm
About A Time To Shine — TransWorld SKATEboarding presents A Time To Shine, the latest feature film from Jon Holland and Jason Hernandez. A Time to Shine brings focus to some of today’s most innovative and talented street skaters including Paul Rodriguez, Dylan Rieder, Ronson Lambert, Chris Roberts, Chad Tim Tim and Cooper Wilt. Follow them through Spain and Australia and watch as they prove that the time to shine is now. The DVD contains tons of bonus footage, plus special guest appearances by Daewon Song, Jereme Rogers, and Mike Taylor.
About TransWorld Media
TransWorld Media is the world’s leading action sports media brand and publisher of young men’s action sports publications and Web sites. 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, Ride BMX, and TransWorld Motocross. QUAD Off-Road Magazine is the company’s newest project, launched in July 2005 to serve the growing number of enthusiasts of all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s).
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 division of Time4Media, a Time, Inc. company.