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ANconnect and Anderson Digital, both divisions of Anderson Media, announce that they have acquired domestic Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital rights to the highly-acclaimed, immersive feature-length war film THE HORNET'S NEST, which is due to be released digitally on September 9th, 2014.
The film, directed by David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud, puts audiences on The Front Line of battle in a pulse-pounding experience never before captured on film. The film stars real-life father and son journalists Mike and Carlos Boettcher, Emmy award-winning correspondents embedded with U.S. troops in Afghanistan, who faced some of the most difficult battle conditions of the war while reporting on the action. Through their eyes, audiences are given unprecedented access to the front lines of battle and the heroes who fight for our freedom.
Produced by Salzberg and Tureaud of HighRoad Media and the Boettchers, with John Brenkus and Mickey Stern executive producing for Base Productions, THE HORNET'S NEST will be available nationwide at all major retailers for Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital platforms.
THE HORNET'S NEST tells the story of two real life journalists who are the only father and son team ever to embed within U.S. Armed Forces fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan. With cameras rolling, the Boettchers are Side By Side with American forces in some of the conflict's toughest battles, as they spend almost two years covering the American troop surge, considered the most violent era of the Afghanistan war. Allowing the viewers unprecedented access to the Soldiers and Marines, what ultimately unfolds is A True Story of survival for the troops and for a father and son who seek to rekindle their relationship under the most harrowing of circumstances.
Mike and Carlos Boettcher are the only father and son ever to win an Emmy for the same news story, having recently won ABC News' prestigious "News Story of the Year" for their coverage of STRONG EAGLE 3, one of the most intense battles of the troop surge, which is featured in the film.
The all-star soundtrack, featuring "Follow Me," from five-time Grammy winner Wynonna Judd and husband Michael 'Cactus' Moser, is currently available from Gratitude Entertainment.
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About ANconnect and Anderson Digital - ANconnect, LLC, an Anderson Media company is based in Amarillo, Texas. Through industry-leading Supply Chain, Marketing, and Distribution capabilities, ANconnect offers innovative solutions for retailers and suppliers. Anderson Digital, LLC, based in Los Angeles, is a global digital distributor of feature films and television series to leading networks and platforms.
About HighRoad Media - HighRoad Media, Inc. is based in Beverly Hills, California and is a full-service entertainment company that develops, produces, distributes and markets entertainment content in all mediums Worldwide. Most recently, the Principals at HighRoad produced the feature film entitled, "The Perfect Game", the feature length documentaries entitled "Running the Sahara", "For Right or Wrong" and "La Source" . The Principals at HighRoad have collected over 150 awards, including numerous awards at major film festivals around the world.
About BASE Productions, Inc. - BASE Productions, Inc. is an 11-time Emmy Award and 17-time IDEA Award winning-production company that is setting ratings records and breaking new ground for cutting-edge reality, docusoap and unscripted infotainment programming. BASE's innovative productions cover a wide variety of genres, ranging across sports, law enforcement, paranormal, automotive, and many other successful subjects. BASE's unique style of blending technology and reality brings a signature look to all of their programming. The company has produced groundbreaking series and set ratings records for a variety of cable channels, and has longstanding successful relationships with nearly all of the major U.S. cable networks, including ESPN, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Tru TV, SyFy, A&E, National Geographic, and many others. BASE has American facilities on both coasts, with a corporate headquarters in the Washington D.C. market, and a 27,000 square foot production, post production, and soundstage studio in Los Angeles. BASE was founded in 1992 by John Brenkus and Mickey Stern.