1. Born to explore

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    For 20 years, photographer Nicholas Syracuse has chronicled people who travel
    the American backroads and train yards just outside our view, capturing stunning
    images of hidden places and people. His profound, mysterious images seem to
    always be in motion, luring him towards the freedom of the travelers, even as his
    loved ones call him back from the road.

    Directed by Nick Hartanto & Sam Roden


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  3. Christian Maalouf, Daniel Shimizu, Taylor Caruso, and myself grabbed a morning coffee in our neighborhood of Echo Park, and bombed the hill leading into Elysian Park, it’s quite a wake up! Trouble opening your eyes? Bomb a huge hill! It works.

    Then we headed to the stairs in the intro of the video. Little Echo Park history on those stairs, they lead up to the old estate of the silent film star W.C. Fields, an estate which later belonged to skate legend Christain Hosoi. I remember walking up them to skate Christians vert ramp w. Jason lee and Mark Gonzales in '90-'91 when I first moved to California. In fact, the vert clips in Blind Skateboards “Video Days” were filmed up those stairs, and on that now defunct ramp.

    Afterwards we skated through some neighborhood streets on our way to the Griffith Park ditch.

    The Griffith park ditch has been sessioned by us since the early nineties, some clips of myself skating that very ditch in ‘93 are in Stereo's "A Visual Sound”. It's a fun one with various options and sections. It's a Classic eastside LA skate spot!

    Next we jumped in the cars and hustled across town to Bronson Ditch, under the Hollywood sign, and still technically part of Griffith park which is a sprawling 7 miles. Bronson is up the hiking trail of Bronson ave and it was actually the ditch in the movie “Thrashin", a.k.a. The Dagger Ditch. They held the skate joust there, and the Daggers are still around! Might be time for modern day skate joust? Maybe not. But the ditch has some new additions down below, and a massive hip up top that Christian and Taylor launched themselves off of with explosive precision. You guys nailed it at this spot. Teamwork baby.

    We ended the day back on the Eastside to catch the sunset on my pop's hill overlooking LA. It’s a private road, with a serious hidden gem of a view. It’s actually the hill in the helicopter scene in the 80s gang movie “Colors” starring Sean Penn and Robert Duvall. My dad moved into a small cabin up there in 1984, and I’ve been going to that bluff ever since. On a clear day you can see all the way from the ports of Long Beach to the Santa Monica coastline. I think it’s one of the best views in Los Angeles.

    It was a truly special day.

    Big thanks to Mark Spencer, Micah Hollinger, and Ron Rauto for the great work on the visuals. And THANK YOU to my RP Athletics Club members Christian Maalouf, Daniel Shimizu, and Taylor Caruso for killing it.


    Chris Pastras

    Richer Poorer Skate Marketing Manager

    IG: @richerpoorer
    Twitter: @richer_poorer

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  4. .The Journey.

    A visual poem about the beating heart of adventure that resides within us all.

    Presented by: ARRI & shot on the Alexa Mini arri.com/alexamini

    Written & Directed by Casey Warren & Danielle Krieger
    Production Company MINDCASTLE 
    Support by Freefly Systems
    Executive Producers Tabb Firchau / Hugh Bell / Danielle Krieger / Casey Warren / Nick Hegge
    Producers Danielle Krieger & Casey Warren
    Editor Danielle Krieger
    MoVI Operator Hugh Bell
    MoVI Operator Mike Hagadorn
    MoVI Operator Brad Meier
    Director of Photography Casey Warren
    1st AD Mel Cafe
    1st AC Alisa Tyrrill
    Production Assistant Michelle Henley
    Production Assistant Jacob Kutrakun
    Stills Photographer Jeff K. Marsh
    Behind-the-scenes cinematography Justin Brown / Jeff K. Marsh
    Additional Behind-the-scenes Jake Magraw
    Music Courtesy of The Music Bed
    Composer A. Taylor 
    Post Sound Supervisor Peter Barnes
    Post Sound Mixer Ben Kersten
    Post Production Sound Mixing & Design Clatter & Din
    Colorist Jeff Tillotson @ Lightpress

    :::::::::::::: Cast

    Boat Builder / Ships Captain: Peter Bailey
    Ferry / Motorcycle / Dock: Ariana Babcock + Caleb Babcock
    Seaplane: Andrew Joseph Montoya + Andrew Kearns
    Canoe: Haley Blakva + Kyle Houck
    Mountaineer / Explorer: Jeff K. Marsh
    Canoe Car Driver: Yuriy Manchik
    VO: Andrew Joseph Montoya

    Special Thanks: Michael Jonas / Susanne Mayer / Stephan Ukas-Bradley / Catia Marini / Amish Solanki

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  5. Commercial I directed for Scrabble.

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