Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Project of the Day: A Team Hikes the John Muir Trail

By Indiewire | Indiewire September 3, 2012 at 9:01AM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite. In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.
29
Mile....Mile and a Half

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

"Mile...Mile & A Half"

Tweetable Logline:

A team of artists leave their daily lives to hike the John Muir Trail & bring it back to share. 219 miles. 25 days. Come walk with us.

Elevator Pitch:

In July 2011, a team of artists set out to hike the John Muir Trail and record their experiences.

219 miles in 25 days.

In that epic snow year in the High Sierras, they leave their daily lives behind in search of new adventures: the thrill of the trail, the challenge of miles, and the ability to capture the beauty and wonder of the journey itself.

Along the way, they're joined by musicians, painters, teachers and other adventure-seekers. Through the grandeur and daily grind, they discover what matters most is the opportunity to seek adventure wherever and whenever you can.

Production Team:

Directors: Jason Fitzpatrick & Ric Serena
Writer: Jason Fitzpatrick
Producers: Jason Fitzpatrick, Zee Hatley, Kia M. Kiso, Jen Serena, Ric Serena, & Durand Trench
Music: Paul Bessenbacher & Bernard Chadwick
Editor: Edward Chin

About the Production:

"What began as an adventure to see – let’s be honest – if we could complete the trail, became the need to record and share the trail with others. This film grew out of that desire to motivate others to go after their adventures.

It was a tremendous undertaking to leave lives and family behind for a month, and our journey has continued well past the trail. Along the way, we have been blessed by the additions of talented adventure-seekers, artists and life-lovers all joining this quest.

Come walk with us." -- Jennifer Serena

Current Status:

Post production.

For more information and to support this project:

Kickstarter Page
Film Website

Be sure to check out our curated Kickstarter page for more information on films we think you should support. 

If you've got a project of your own you'd like Indiewire to profile in the column, fill out this form and contact us!

This article is related to: Project of the Day







SnagFilms

Watch Over 10,000 Free Movies!

We the Economy: Supply and Dance, Man!

Why is the law of supply and demand so powerful? In this whimsical tale, our friendly narrator guides bored students Jonathan and Kristin through a microeconomic musical extravaganza.

More