With the invention, mass production and general price reduction in mini-DV cameras, coupled with inexpensive editing software and amateur production setups, everybody is a filmmaker nowadays. So amateur surf, skate and snowboard movies are coming out faster than – well maybe not as fast at those movies behind the video store curtain – but pretty fast. Its an indie-film revival period with corporate sponsors, and this hybrid release by Standard Films and a few young, talented editors is a perfect example. Maybe I just expect every ski film to be a Warren Miller film, but Lost In Transition has hot, killer footage, with no substance. You might as well put it behind that curtain too.
Shot in various countries and locations, with a focus on jibbers, urban riders and little groms, it