“Reasons” continues to steamroll awards shows with its latest triumph at the X-DANCE Awards. Nominated
for 4 awards Including Editing, Soundtrack & Best Film, Poor Boyz Productions took home Best Core Movie for
their work on Reasons. We are super proud and couldn’t be more pleased that our movies stoke out audiences and
judges alike. X-Dance is the premier event for International Action Sports Filmmaking, known for pushing the art of
filmmaking and action sports further each year. To be presented with this award is a huge honor for the entire Poor
X-DANCE is unique because all films are judged equally on the basis of filmmaking merit, not sport genre,
sponsors or budget. Poor Boyz embraces the notion of strong artistic development in action sports movies, a much
needed and welcomed change to the regular movie formulas that have come to expire over the last decade.
Brian Wimmer, Director and Founder of the X-Dance Film Festival, explains the basis of X-DANCE.
“The five categories we judge the films on are: Cinematography, Editing, Story, Music, and Action. Each of
the five merits is given equal value. The films that ultimately make it into the festival score well in most, if not all, of
the filmmaking categories, making them a good balance of story and action. Films that were all action with no story,
or any dialogue with the athletes, fared the same as films that were all talk and no action.
X-Dance believes that it is this balance that will move the Action Sport Film industry away from the "Action
Porn", driven by the endemic industries, into legitimate filmmaking recognition of a much broader scale.”
We’d also like to congratulate our good friends over at Nimbus Independent for receiving 3 X-DANCE
nominations for their stupendous shred flick, Hunting Yeti, which was well received by the film festival. Note: The
Nimbus crew was unable to be in attendance due to the calling of deep Japanese powder.
Wishing all a happy Inauguration Day while we pray for more snow in the forecast!!
Poor Boyz Productions