It’s been quite a while since my last post, and even longer since I last traveled to skate with an international roller derby league. And by golly, it’s just high time to get on with it! So, I’M OFF TO SOUTH AFRICA!! Like, next week. No joke. On December 9 I fly out to Johannesburg, South […]
First, a disclaimer. Roller derby, contrary to popular belief, is not a group of butch lesbians who drink all day, listen to punk music, and slide tackle each other on the track. We are athletes. Strong, smart, diverse, and forces to be reckoned with on and off the track. I happen to be a social […]
On March 23, 2013, we had the very great honor of speaking at the 2013 TEDx event at Concordia University. The theme of the event was “velocity,” which is a measurement of an object’s speed and direction. We definitely had lots to say about how roller derby can affect the speed and direction of a […]
Once upon a time, in TEDx land… We finally gave our TEDx talk last Saturday, after months and months of preparation. What a crazy roller coaster adventure. In trying to craft just the right talk we pulled our hair out, drank too much coffee, laughed, cried, flipped tables, and lost lots of sleep. We enlisted friends, acquaintances […]
Voila! Our super duper sizzle reel for Flat Track Around the World. Many thanks to Theresa Pridemore and Juvie Hall for bringing the force with them as we created this crazy thing. And special thanks to all of the derby players that we interviewed from the Tijuana Rollerderbygirls, Liga Roller Derby DF, Disasters MXRD, and Roller Derby Guadalajara for their extreme awesomeness.
Filming for a month in Mexico was a weird experience. I’m still not sure what to think of it, or how to process it. I’ve been in a strange state of apathy/malaise ever since we returned to the states. It’s a lot of work to be “on” for that amount of time. I did not […]
Art Director Theresa Pridemore dreams about Flat Track Around the World and shares it for our blog topic, “Postcards from Dreamland”.
In summer 2012, the documentary crew of Flat Track Around the World visited Mexico City, Guadalajara, and Tijuana. And had an adventure of huge proportions.
On April 20, 2012, we were interviewed by the delightful Megatron on the Derby Deeds Podcast. Check in at 1:29 to hear our interview and a following discussion of the project by Megatron, Val Capone, and Dumptruck! Flat Track Around the World on Derby Deeds!
We are so honored and pleased to share with you that Flat Track Around the World has been included in Kickstarter’s Women Center Stage initiative. Women Center Stage is committed to supporting and promoting artistic work by and about women and had this to say about our film: “We don’t know a lot about derby, but this film could […]