NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, February 2nd at 10:00 pm
ET/PT and Saturday, February 4th at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT, "The Outdoorsmen: Blood,
Sweat and Beers," a testosterone and beer-filled 90-minute feature will air on
Spike TV. The docu-comedy, which was screened at the 2005 Tribeca Film
Festival, brings us into the bizarre world of the Outdoorsmen, an annual
all-day event in the secluded woodlands of Washington State that combines
physical competition with high-speed beer chugging.
"Most of the year, these men are your everyday co-workers, husbands and
dads, but for one weekend, they just go nuts," said Nicholas Kalikow, the
film's Executive Producer. "Scott did a great job capturing the madness,
humor, camaraderie and determination that goes into this completely unique
Teams like Diesel 'N' Dust and The Libertarians compete in challenges with
names like "Death Race 3000," "The Iron Man" and "Blind Man's Beer," the
latter of which is described as follows: "2 men blindfolded, 4 beers, big
circle, find 'em, drink 'em." When they are not competitively chugging beers,
they do a lot of tossing -- logs, tires, rocks and perhaps most disturbingly -
About Executive Producer Nicholas Kalikow
Nicholas Kalikow is a native New Yorker who graduated from Columbia
University where he majored in art history and studied film with critic Andrew
Sarris. After a brief period working for his family's real estate company --
his father, Peter Kalikow, a well-known New York developer is also the
Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman -- he worked for several film
companies including LeFrak Productions and Miramax. In 2003, he left Miramax
to start Film 101 Productions. In 2004, his company produced the short film
"A Funny Thing Happened at the Quickmart," which had its world premiere at the
2004 Tribeca Film Festival.
About Director Scott Allen Perry
Scott Allen Perry made his debut with the independent film "Side Effects,"
which won Best Short Film and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2002 Deadcenter Film
Festival. In 2003, he was selected as one of ten finalists in the 2003
Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival, which enabled him to complete his
second film"008" which received critical praise throughout North America. His
third film "Perfect Couple," was made for the LA 24 Hour Film Competition and
was written, shot and edited in 24 hours. Scott co-founded Perryscope
Pictures, whose output includes "The Outdoorsmen: Blood, Sweat and Beers,"
Scott's feature debut.
About Producer Joshua P. Otten
Josh is a full-time consultant with Film 101 Productions and the
co-founder of Perryscope Productions along with his partner Scott Allen Perry.
He has worked in reality and scripted television and has produced several
reality pilots, shorts and documentaries that have shown at the Vail,
Philadelphia and San Diego Film Festivals to name a few.