By Leah Stassen

Do you have a burning sensation to ride when flipping through the latest snowboarding magazines? Are you watching old videos trying to cure the summertime itch for snow? Well, look no further¿relief will be found in the newest movies from Mack Dawg, Standard Films, Absinthe Films, and others.

Come bro-brah with the best of ‘em at the world premieres of the latest and greatest crop of snowboarding flicks. If you are one of the sorry folks who can’t attend¿look for these videos to hit shops around the country soon.

Film: Stand and Deliver by Mack Dawg Productions
Premiere: September 7 at Spreckles Theater in San Diego at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Sponsors: Transworld Snowboarding, Burton, Foursquare, Vans, Lib Tech, Special Blend, Rossignol, Epitaph, Capita
Web site: mackdawgproductions.com
Phone: 775-747-7896

Film: Optigrab-TB10 by Standard Films
Premiere: September 7 at Spreckles Theater in San Diego at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Sponsors: Transworld Snowboarding, Burton, Smith, Billabong, Rossignol, Salomon, K2
Phone: 530-546-4808
Web site: standardfilms.com

Film: Transcendence by Justin Hostynek and Patrick Armbruster/Absinthe Films
Premier: September 6 at The Rein Carnation Project located on corner of 10th Street and J Street in downtown San Diego. The movie premiere will be hosted by Modart. Admission is free, with a cocktail hour starting at 7:00 p.m. and the movies to begin at 8:00 p.m.
Sponsors: Billabong, Rossi, Burton, Salomon, Pleasure, Northwave, Drake, Snowboarder
Phone: 800-727-6689
Web site: justpushplay.com/transcendence.html

Film: Blacklight by Blacklight Entertainment with Standard Films 
Premiere: September 6 at The Rein Carnation Project in San Diego, located at 10th Street and J Street. The premier party will be hosted by Modart, and begins at 8:00 p.m. after the 7:00 p.m. cocktail hour. After ASR there will be a U.S. West Coast tour promoted by one of the film’s company sponsors.
Sponsors: Santa Cruz, Airwalk, Smith, Nitro, Snowboarder
Phone: 800-252-1676 or 530-546-4808 
Web site: blacklightsnow.com

Film: Third Degree Burns by Treetop Film Productions
Premiere: The World premier will be in Whistler, British Colombia, with a U.S. Tour to follow starting on October 4 in Boulder, Colorado.
Sponsors: Oakley, Dakine, Helly Hansen, Gnu, Nitro, Burton, Allian, Santa Cruz, K2, Snowboarder
Phone: 877-312-8733
Web site: treetopfilms.com

Film: True Life by Mack Dawg Productions
Premiere: Saturday, September 1 at Oakley Headquarters. Two shows¿7:30 p.m. tickets required (invite only), 8:30 p.m. all-access (show up early). Two big tours will follow (with dates yet to be confirmed) Canada/United States tour and European tour.
Sponsors: Transworld Snowboarding, Forum, Special Blend, Foursquare
Web site: Forumtruelife.tv

Film: Represent by A Finger On Da Trigger Production
Premieres: Orem, UT¿September 13¿14 at UVSC
Park City, Utah¿September 13¿14 at Canyons Resort
Denver, Colorado¿September 17 at The Ogden Theater
Tokyo, Japan¿September 18
Salt Lake City¿September 21st location TBA
Salt Lake City¿September 23rd, 21 and over at Brewvies
Richmond, Virginia¿October 12
Maryland¿October 19 at Spiceys Skate Park
Banner Elk, North Carolina¿November 2 at Edge of the World
Switzerland¿at the Freestyle.ch festival
Sponsors: Technine, Sims, AG, Dub, Snowboarder 
Phone: 631-218-4321
Web site: fingerondatrigger.com

Film: The Empire by Xodus Productions
Premiere: August 31, La Paloma Theater in Encinitas, California
Sponsors: Transworld Snowboarding, Atlantis, Etnies, Nidecker, Thirtytwo, SP, Arnette, Gernade, M6 
Phone: 760-822-1176
Web site: piro-xodus.com

Film: Brainstorm by Kingpin Productionss
Premiere: September 6, Spreckles Theater in San Diego
Sponsors: TransWorld Snowboarding, Burton, Analog, Iris, Flux, Morrow, Smith, M3, DC
Web site: kingpinproductions.com
Contact: whitey@kingpinproductions.com

Video’s without premiere info:

Also look for the following movies coming out. (Premiere information not available as of August 18).

Film: Unleashed by Strait Jacket Films/Kurt Heine and Todd Hazeltine
Sponsors: Burton, Nidecker, Salomon, Atomic, Bonfire, Oakley, Flux, Liberty Boardshop, Heine Tools, Snowboarder
Phone: 360-891-0061
Web site: straitjacketfilms.com
Premiere: Liberty Boardshop to sponsor, details TBA

Film: Hardly Angels by XX Productions
Sponsors: Rossignol, Chorus, Burton, Snowboarder Mag
Phone: 530-546-9283
Web site: xxproductions.com
Premiere: Mid-October in Tahoe, TBA.

Film: Return of the Wildcats by White Out Films
Sponsors: Transworld Snowboarding, Iris Snow, Bluetorch TV, Drop Gloves, Hotskates
Web site: wildcats.ca
Premiere: TBA