Sunday, September 14, 2008

New Matchstick Productions Ski Film to Debut in Whistler

Today September 14th Matchstick Productions' new ski film release, Claim, debuts in Whistler at the Telus Centre. This premiere marks Matchstick twentieth ski film release and fourth world premiere hosted by Whistler Blackcomb. "We have been doing this for over 15 years and we feel like with Claim we have created a masterpiece. This film is really going to blow some minds", says Executive Producer Murray Wais.
Claim features several longtime Matchstick Productions all-stars as well as a few newcomers, including Mark Abma, Ingrid Backstrom, Rory Bushfield, Chris Davenport, Simon Dumont, Stian Hagen, Hugo Harrisson, James Heim, Eric Hjorleifson, PK Hunder, CR Johnson, Shane McConkey, Jon Olsson, Sean Pettit, Chris Rubens, TJ Schiller, Colby West, and Jacob Wester.
Claim is shot in high-definition on location in Whistler, Chamonix, Courmayer, Valdez, Aspen, Chatter Creek, and additional destinations worldwide. The Matchstick Movie Tour visits over 100 locations across the globe this fall, featuring athlete appearances, poster signings, after parties, live entertainment, and more.
Matchstick Productions is a Crested Butte, Colorado based extreme sports film production company specializing in skiing videos.