An interview award-winning filmmaker Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell did with CNN shortly after releasing 10 MPH.
Where the Yellowstone Goes follows a drift boat journey down the longest “undammed” river in the lower 48. Intimate portraits of locals in both booming cities and dusty, dwindling towns along the Yellowstone River, illustrate the history and controversies surrounding this enigmatic watershed leading to questions about its future.
For 30-days, a small crew experiences a soul searching and inspirational journey down the longest free flowing river in the contiguous United States. Connect with colorful characters, get lost in the hypnotic cast of a fly rod, and experience silhouetted moments of fireside stories on this heartfelt river adventure.
Director Hunter Weeks (10 MPH, Ride the Divide) presents a thoughtful exploration of life on America’s great undammed river, the Yellowstone. With Montana’s captivating scenery at the forefront, Where the Yellowstone Goes takes a closer look at the impact people have on each other and on our environment.
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Reveal the Path is a beautiful, visual exploration of grand adventures by bike; exploring worldly landscapes, wide-ranging cultures and what it means to live an inspired life – however humble or extravagant. Filmed across four continents and featuring Tour Divide race legends Matthew Lee & Kurt Refsnider, Reveal the Path is guaranteed to ignite the dream in you.
Reveal the Path, the highly anticipated follow up to the award-winning Ride the Divide, is a Mike Dion film, co-produced by Hunter Weeks. The film was shot in the weeks just before production of Where the Yellowstone Goes began.
“Walter” is a feature-length documentary film about the world’s oldest people. The film is inspired by a visit to Walter Bruening, the oldest man in the world, when he was 113. A year later, Hunter Weeks and Sarah Hall set out to tell the story of several living Supercentenarians by exploring their major contributions to the world along with their personal philosophies on how they were able to make it past the 110 mark. Along the way, they’ll talk with various experts on aging, nutrition, and specialists on longevity and living well. Their journey helps capture the stories of the last few people born in the late 1800s and sheds a unique light on what each citizen of the world must eventually face. Though there is no sure way to live long, the stories of the Supercentenarians and those who know them will certainly open many minds and help people think differently about their ultimate timeline.
Ride the Divide is an award-winning feature film about the world’s toughest mountain bike race, which traverses over 2700 miles along the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains. The film weaves the story of three characters’ experiences with immense mountain beauty and small-town culture as they attempt to pedal from Banff, Canada to a small, dusty crossing on the Mexican border.
Ride the Divide marked the first co-production for Hunter Weeks and Mike Dion. Together with Joe Cantwell, the team released an inspiring story of inner strength set against the stunning landscape of the Rockies. Winning the Jury Award at Alexandria Film Festival and Best Adventure Film at Vail Film Festival, this 2010 release continues to capture the hearts of fans, cyclists and otherwise, around the world.
Quiznos teamed up with independent filmmakers (Hunter Weeks – 10 MPH/10 Yards/Ride the Divide and Mike Dion – Ride the Divide) to produce a series of videos that capture the Quiznos Torpedo phenomenon and aim to inspire anyone to create videos of their own for the Where’s Your Torpedo $10,000 Video Challenge. This video was shot in less than two weeks and included 10,000 miles of road travel along with air travel to Hawaii and Alaska to find all walks of life in every state enjoying all the toasty qualities that embody the Torpedo experience.
From Award-Winning Filmmakers, Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell (10 MPH, 2007) comes the hilarious, offbeat, and all-encompassing portrayal of fantasy football. 10 Yards captures the phenomenon of fantasy football in our society with specific focus on wacked-out j.fred’s INTERGALACTIC CHAMPIONSHIP League, where the top prize is a box of Twinkies®. As the season progresses, filmmakers Hunter & Josh (both members of j.fred’s league) travel the country interviewing a variety of diverse fantasy football leagues,NFL players, commentators, and the guys who started it all in 1963. From all women’s tackle football to Mexican mariachi bands, get ready for some of the best camaraderie ever in this 90-minute fantasyland.
10 MPH is a comical documentary that follows a pair of aspiring filmmakers as they quit their jobs and turn a friend’s ludicrous idea into a movie. The impulsive purchase of a two-wheeled Segway scooter sets this story in motion when the two friends decide to travel from Seattle to Boston at 10 MPH in an attempt to change their lives forever… What ensues is a road trip like none other with a haphazard cast of characters you could only find on a zany 100-day trek through America’s back roads. Each poignant story the two friends discover along the way inspires a craving inside to go out and do that thing you’re supposed to do.
The debut film from director, Hunter Weeks, opened the door for new opportunities. 10 MPH used an unconventional release strategy becoming the first feature length documentary on You Tube. The film’s success led to speaking engagements around the world, awards, critical acclaim, and more films from Weeks and co-producer Josh Caldwell.