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

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

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“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.

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