Mamo on the rocks. #af2012 (Taken with instagram)

Mamo on the rocks. #af2012 (Taken with instagram)

Mamo #248: A Piece of Heaven Fell on Asheville

Mamo comes to you from ActionFest 2012 in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina! We chat up the film festival with a body count while contemplating the warm welcome our American cousins have given us all.

ActionFest, Day Two: Midnight run

Drainage culvert with 2 shadows.

I was likely no more than five minutes till the end of a screening of Transit, at around 11:00 last night, when Matty Price tapped me on the shoulder. He had left the film near the midpoint, during a prolonged sound problem. Now he was in the row of seats behind me, mouthing frantic information to me, with the moderate complication of having the lower half of his face falling below the shadow line of the row of seats, so all I could really see was a pair of eyebrows gesticulating wildly. He finally managed to convey to me that Kat was marooned in Charlotte, NC, and someone had to make the midnight run to go get her. This is, after all, Actionfest – so off we went.

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Mamo is back on the road again this week, heading to our second year at ActionFest! Stay tuned to tederick.com for blog updates as they come in… in the meantime, enjoy this chop-socky video preview c/o The Substream.

Behind the scenes of today’s Mamo. Beautiful shot, beautiful place.

Behind the scenes of today’s Mamo. Beautiful shot, beautiful place.

Dinosaurs.  (Taken with instagram)

Dinosaurs. (Taken with instagram)

67 Super Seconds in Asheville. Video from ActionFest 2011.

West Virginia is the Longest Goddamned State in the World

I finally posted my pics from ActionFest on Flickr.

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Four beautiful days in sunny Asheville, North Carolina, in which many foods were consumed and more than one ass kicked.

A couple of ActionFest-related videos posting later today, too.

8’s got it. At the Blue Mountain Chili Cookoff.  (Taken with instagram)

8’s got it. At the Blue Mountain Chili Cookoff. (Taken with instagram)