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Tahoe City production company headed to X-DANCE Action Sports Film Festival

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Submitted to the SunRocky Romano of Tahoe City is the founder and director of The Go Big Project, whose film and#8220;Ride A Waveand#8221; was one of nine short films selected to showcase at the X-DANCE Action Sports Film Festival this weekend in Salt Lake City.
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and#8220;Ride A Wave,and#8221; a short film by Tahoe City-based production company The Go Big Project, was selected to be showcased at the annual X-DANCE Action Sports Film Festival this weekend in Salt Lake City.

Founded in 2001 to coincide with the Sundance Film Festival, X-DANCE showcases the yearand#8217;s top action sport films as part of a multi-day celebration of the action sports culture. X-DANCE also features open-forum panels with athletes, filmmakers, industry figures and icons from the industry, as well as special screenings and a closing awards ceremony.

Rocky Romano, founder and director of The Go Big Project, said being selected among only eight other short films in the country is an incredible honor in itself.

and#8220;Just being chosen, weand#8217;re already a winner,and#8221; said Romano, whose film showcases Monday at noon. and#8220;For a small production company out of Tahoe, this couldnand#8217;t be bigger.and#8221;

Romano said The Go Big Project was founded four years ago, and has since produced 30-plus films about various action sports. and#8220;Ride A Wave,and#8221; which was filmed in Santa Cruz, is a story about one manand#8217;s dream to help special-needs and disadvantaged youth and#8212; many of whom cannot even swim and#8212; experience the thrill of catching a wave.

For more information about The Go Big Project and its latest short film, and#8220;Ride A Wave,and#8221; visit http://www.thegobigproject.com.