Challenging traditional media, Soul River has embraced the unconventional to produce modern urban mythology with a message. These promotional videos support the outdoor lifestyle, environmental awareness, and diversity in the outdoors.The next film in the series, Soul River Chronicles Vol. II: Conservation, is in production now. The film is focusing on the parallels and consequences between urban life and the outdoors from the art of spoken word. Illustrating the hustle of the city and urban sprawl juxtaposed with the serenity of nature, the film will follow a man’s journey to see how we are all connected.
For this film, Soul River has partnered with Oakley, SIMMS, Hatch Reels, Korkers, Spring Box Gallery, Sierra Club, Hatch Flyfishing Reels, and Northwestern Exposure. Our sponsor below…
Oakley: The global leader in performance sunglasses, goggles and prescription eyewear, Oakley also offers technical and lifestyle apparel, footwear, watches and accessories. The company was created for athletes who see impossibility as just another challenge, and their dedication inspires Oakley to seek out problems, solve with innovation and wrap invention in art. Exceeding the limits of possibility for more than thirty years, Oakley serves the demands of world-class athletes with unbeatable technologies including High Definition Optics® (HDO®). Additional information is available at www.oakley.com.
The Freshwater Trust is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that actively works to preserve and restore our freshwater ecosystems. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, we build, locally implement, and scale the game-changing tools that will achieve freshwater health. http://www.thefreshwatertrust.org
SIMMS: Established in 1980, Simms Fishing Products is the recognized leader in guide-quality fishing waders, outerwear, footwear and apparel. For more information on Simms, please visit www.simmsfishing.com.
Hatch Outdoors: Hatch Fly Fishing Reels were born out a dream of making a fly fishing reel that has it all; lightweight material, high quality machining, and a drag system with tolerances previously thought unreachable. A Hatch is more than a fly fishing reel. It’s an experience. From its unique features to the precision machining, a Hatch fly fishing reel oozes quality. Hatch Fly Fishing Reels were made to last a lifetime. Their commitment to customers is they will keep inspiring you with innovative new products now and in the future. For more information, visit http://www.hatchoutdoors.com.
Korkers: Since 1959, Korkers has created functional and versatile footwear for outdoor adventurers. Unique to the industry, Korkers’ proprietary OmniTrax™ Interchangeable Sole System provides a variety of performance traction options – from felt to sticky rubber – so no fishing spot is out of reach. Korkers supports the Clean River Angling Pledge, a commitment for river users to pledge to clean, inspect and dry your boat, boots and waders. Korkers’ extensive line of footwear and accessories can be found globally, through fishing and outdoor specialty stores and select online retailers. For more information, visit www.korkers.com.
The Sierra Club: The Sierra Club is America’s largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization with more than 1.4 million members and supporters nationwide. In addition to creating opportunities for people of all ages, levels and locations to have meaningful outdoor experiences, the Sierra Club works to safeguard the health of our communities, protect wildlife, and preserve our remaining wild places through grassroots activism, public education, lobbying and litigation. For more information, visit http://www.sierraclub.org.
Spring Box Gallery: Established in 2006, Springbox Gallery and Metal Arts Studio is located at 2234 NW 24th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. Located in a warehouse in the Northwest Industrial District, the gallery is one of the largest in the city showcasing Pacific Northwest artists from emerging to mid-career, in a variety of mediums. For more information, visit http://www.springbox.us.