DEADLINE: March 24
Filmed by Bike’s #BuyWhereYouRide campaign
We’re working with award winning filmmaker Manny Marquez to produce a series of shorty mashups about our love for local bike shops. Manny comes from a strong film background, but fell in love with cycling when sent on assignment to shoot the Tour de France. As he started intensely at the cyclists on screen, he was captivated by the sport and now rides regularly with his cycling family of Dirty Fingers Bike Shop in Hood River, Oregon. [ Read our profile on Manny Marquez ]
Seeking Your Footage
These short pieces will be a barrage of footage from local bike shops. We’re asking filmmakers to send in their footage. If yours is used, you’ll get credit in this project. See below for how to submit your footage.
We don’t want to imagine a world without local bike shops
Bike shops are the heart of a bike community. Without them, our bike lives would lack the important connection to the very essence of what it is to ride a bike.
We all ride for different personal reasons, but those reasons are woven together with the common threads of health, community, freedom and exploration. Add to that a sense of better knowing the world around us. And the people around us.
What would that world be like without local bike shops?
We don’t want to have to find out.
The American Bike Industry was down 30%
Between shop visits, shop sales, bike sales and manufacturers sales, the bike industry was down significantly in 2016. Visiting your local bike and making a purchase goes a long way toward keeping those shops alive and well.
Filmed by Bike is a thriving film festival that features the world’s best bike movies. Founder and Festival Director Ayleen Crotty started the festival while working in the trenches of a non-profit bike shop, the Community Cycling Center. She saw first hand the strength of community – the family – of people who supported the shop, worked there, came in as customers and were the shop’s vendors.
How to Submit Footage
DEADLINE: March 24
Send us a note letting us know the filmmaker’s name and how you are submitting your footage, using one of the methods below:
- Send it to us via Dropbox: Submissions@FilmedByBike.org.
- Upload to Vimeo and make it downloadable.
- Use a transfer service and send to Submissions@FilmedByBike.org.
We can’t guarantee your footage will be used.
Filmed by Bike features a gigantic film festival every spring in Portland, Oregon then our movie collections go on tour all over the world. The #BuyWhereYouRide mashups will be seen all over the world and through our robust social media.
Contact Ayleen Crotty: