STREIF Press Release
Warren Miller Entertainment and Red Bull Media House Partner for STREIF: One Hell of a Ride
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Boulder, CO. – October 8th, 2015 –Warren Miller Entertainment, in partnership with Red Bull Media House, announced the North American release and upcoming movie tour for STREIF: One Hell of a Ride, the award-winning documentary produced by Planet Watch.
Narrated by U.S. Ski Team legend Daron Rahlves, the momentous story of the 75th Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel, Austria follows five of the world’s top ski racers - Aksel Lund Svindal, Hannes Reichelt, Erik Guay, Max Franz and Bode Miller – as they prepare and compete in this flagship World Cup race.
Winner of the 2015 ROMY award for Best Documentary, STREIF: One Hell of a Ride will be released through theatrical tour in the U.S. by Warren Miller Entertainment this Fall, and is available for licensing across the United States through 2016. Streif will also release for home entertainment worldwide on Nov. 12, 2015. For more information please visit Streif-Movie.com
“STREIF has sold-out countless shows in Europe, and we cannot wait to bring this incredible film to the American ski audience,” said Andy Hawk, Managing Director for Warren Miller Entertainment. “Partnering with Red Bull Media House to manage the theatrical distribution and licensing in the United States is very exciting for us. Connecting passionate audiences with compelling stories is the foundation of our business, and we look forward to bringing this and other great action sports films to our fans.”
An iconic brand in the snowsports filmmaking arena, Warren Miller Entertainment has been producing snowsports films for 66 years, and continues to reach a passionate audience worldwide. This year’s feature film Chasing Shadows will tour in the U.S. and internationally beginning mid-October. Warren Miller Entertainment is actively reviewing partnership opportunities and will continue to utilize their expertise to assist filmmakers in creating theatrical tours for their films.
For information regarding U.S. theatrical shows or licensing opportunities for Streif or other action sports films, please contact Fig Stokes, 303 253 6321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding “STREIF”, please contact Bianca Botta, Bianca.Botta@us.redbullmediahouse.com.
About Warren Miller Entertainment
Warren Miller Entertainment has been a pioneer in action sports cinematography since 1949. Chasing Shadows is the 66th installment of its feature film library. Warren Miller Entertainment is a division of Active Interest Media (activeinterestmedia.com) and is based in Boulder, Colorado.
ABOUT RED BULL MEDIA HOUSE
A global media company, Red Bull Media House produces, publishes, distributes and licenses high-quality sport, entertainment and educational programming from the areas of Sport & Lifestyle, Nature & Science and Tradition & Inspiration. Its product portfolio includes sport and lifestyle programming, documentaries, feature films, music, games and mobile apps, as well as print and online magazines, that fascinate and inspire audiences all over the world – through all media channels and on all types of devices. www.redbullmediahouse.com.
ABOUT THE FILM
For 75 years, the annual Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel, Austria, has produced unforgettable triumphs and heartrending tragedies, a heritage that is full of myths and legends. Nowhere else is skiing celebrated so intensely. The city, the nation, and the entire winter sports world go crazy for the battles that play out on the slopes, and the race down the Streif is the most anticipated event of all - the Superbowl of skiing. “Streif – One Hell of a Ride” vividly shares this momentous occasion, plus everything done in preparation. The ultimate ski race movie, produced by Planet Watch, presented by Red Bull Media House.