We’re on a Search for the Big One (SFTBO for short) and coming to a town near you.
This spring, we traveled over 5,700 miles in four weeks to create a series humanity-focused films. From sub-zero temperatures in Central Idaho to 80-degree days in Southern California, these incredible stories of humanity feature an avalanche rescue dog (and her human), pro surfers, rock climbers, and tough mothers.
We’re ready to share these films. And you’re invited!
Denver, CO – August 28 – Improper City Brewery – 6PM
Boise, ID – September 5 – Barbarian Brewing – 6PM
Park City, UT – September 6 – Shades of Pale Brewery – 5:30PM
Las Vegas, NV – September 9 – Refuge Climbing Gym – 6PM
Dana Point, CA – September 12 – Hobie Surf Shop – 6:30PM
Encinitas, CA – September 13 – Hansen Surf Shop – 6:30PM
Los Angeles, CA – September 14 – TBD – 6:30PM
Ketchum, ID – September 18 – Hotel Ketchum – 6:30PM
Dayton, OH – September 22 – Neon Theater – 7PM
About the films
Working animals bring an uninhibited passion to their jobs. In this story, we follow Ruby, an avalanche rescue dog and her partner Pat, as they fly deep into the backcountry of Idaho to showcase the bond they have formed and their abilities in the snow.
Protect Our Water
Set against the backdrop of Hansen Surfboards and Hobie Surf Shop, two of the oldest and most iconic shops in America, we examine the surfing pioneers, like Rob Machado, and their youthful counterparts as they fight alongside the Surfrider Foundation to conserve the ocean and protect their love.
Phil Powers is a climbing legend. He summited K2 without oxygen and has a first ascent on Denali. But his toughest challenge, however, happened after a simple climb on his lunch break. After a miscommunication and a 70-foot fall, the CEO of the American Alpine Club was left fighting for his life.
Why We’re Doing This
Community & humanity. Good business is made possible by the great community that surrounds it. This tour will be a series of community celebrations and lifting up the people that inspire us. We’re celebrating adventure and the fight for conservation. We made these films to lift up people who have dedicated their lives to pursue a greater good. And when an entire community is inspired to pursue their highest calling, lives are changed. We aim to be a small part of a giant wave. You can help us make it bigger.
What can you expect at these tour stops? Films! (of course!) Plus, food, drinks, and fun with likeminded people. All proceeds collected will benefit local charities.
Our Tour Partners
Airstream – We’ve partnered with Airstream for our transportation and lodging on this tour as part of their Endless Caravan program, providing behind-the-scenes social content and short-form video that shows how their product makes life on the road (as filmmakers) as simple and comfortable as possible.
Aflac – We’ve partnered with Aflac in the pursuit of securing more funding and a greater awareness of pediatric cancer through a long-form documentary about My Special Aflac Duck, “a [robot] companion for kids with childhood cancer and Aflac’s promise that you are not alone.” The film is set to premiere in Washington, DC this fall at the Atlantic Festival to an audience of 10,000.
Vita Coco – VitaCoco is partnering with us on the tour to build a presence on the ground for their newest product, Runa Energy, with samples and product information for all event attendees.
American Alpine Club – The AAC is partnering with us for distribution and event promotion in an effort to build a larger membership base and promote sustainable mountaineering practices.
We hope you’ll join us!
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