The innovators behind the “The Art of FLIGHT,” Red Bull Media House in association with Brain Farm, provide a peek into iconic snowboarder Travis Rice’s highly-anticipated return in “The Fourth Phase.” The film’s teaser marks the first glimpse into the project, which began production in 2013 and has been kept tightly under wraps until today.
“It has taken everything I have learned over my life to prepare for what the past several years have challenged us with. Immersion into the winter wilderness with a few trusted comrades and a vow to not ride anything we have ever ridden before has made this the most exciting project yet,” said Rice. “We have a team of some of the most committed riders, and a production crew that has gone all in. We’re headed back into the field soon, but before we go dark again we wanted to share a taste of what we’ve been working on.”
Rice and some of snowboarding’s most innovative riders including Mark Landvik, Mikkel Bang, Eric Jackson, Pat Moore, Bryan Iguchi and more have set off on an adventure spanning multiple seasons to some of the most remote locations ever ridden.
“We redefined the action sports film genre and dramatically expanded the audience with ‘The Art of FLIGHT,’” said Scott Bradfield, Head of Production and Development for Red Bull Media House North America. “Working with a team that can reach the world’s most daunting environments, combined with Travis’ vision and a highly cinematic narrative; we hope to raise the bar again with our biggest feature film to date.”
Brain Farm’s latest arsenal of camera technology is capturing all the action in 4K ultra high-definition with four times the pixel count of HD to bring viewers even closer to the experience and breath-taking scenery. The film will also receive a Dolby Vision™ grade and Dolby Atmos® mix combining spectacular image and sound technologies to deliver audiences a captivating cinematic experience employed only on the highest profile, major studio features.
“Making this film has been one of the most challenging, yet gratifying experiences in my life. Our team has pushed deep into the backcountry with new technology in hopes to capture snowboarding in a way it has never been seen before,” said Curt Morgan, CEO of Brain Farm and co-director of the film. “From the adventure, to the outstanding athleticism, to the very real story that unfolds this film will undoubtedly be unique.”
Stay tuned to TheFourthPhase.com for more glimpses into the film leading up to the October 2, 2016 global premiere. Follow Red Bull Media House films on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to catch more sneak peeks into “The Fourth Phase” throughout the year. “The Fourth Phase” is made possible with the support of film partners including Toyota, Quiksilver, GoPro, DC, and Skullcandy.