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Apr 2013 20

Flat Track Around the World TEDx Video: Demolition Derby

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Cynthia & Juvie at TEDx

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 […]

Oct 2012 29

Postcards from Dreamland, Episode 3: Truck Race in the Mega Church

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Postcards from Dreamland is a collection of dreams (from Juvie, Cynthia, or anyone else) related to our epic quest.

Oct 2012 26

Sizzle Reel!

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Sizzle Reel

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.

Oct 2012 18

I know we just met, but…can I meet your grandma?

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Juvie skating in the streets of Mexico City

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 […]

Sep 2012 27

Postcards from Dreamland, Episode 2: The dream of Theresa Pridemore

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Art Director Theresa Pridemore dreams about Flat Track Around the World and shares it for our blog topic, “Postcards from Dreamland”.

Sep 2012 25

Postcards from Dreamland, Episode 1

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Analysis: Bruce Willis is awesome. Bruce Willis and his dreamtime kids like us. Therefore…

Jul 2012 13

Flat Track Around the World: Roller Derby Guadalajara

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Bout in Guadalajara July 7, 2012

Our adventure in Mexico continues as we meet the women of Roller Derby Guadalajara, learn about their experiences starting the league, and spending some quality time practicing our Spanish and eating delicious food.

Apr 2012 20

Interview on Derby Deeds Podcast

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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!  

Apr 2012 16

Flat Track Around the World is part of Women Center Stage

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Flat Track on Kickstarter

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 […]

Jan 2012 26

Wow. A lot has been going on in the Flat Track world lately!

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Early Production Meeting

t seems as though I was just a tad overly ambitious with my first Phase One itinerary. Heads more level than mine (ahem…Cynthia…ahem) have informed me that footage and information from 20 countries would result in a Ken Burns-length documentary, which is within neither the budget nor the attention span of the average moviegoer. Therefore, I’ve revised the itinerary …

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