Each team is given 10 days out in the streets with a moving truck full of building materials, Makita Power Tools, and two professional builders.
Each team is assigned one TWS photographer to shoot an article for the magazine.
Each team is allowed a film crew and creative design team to produce a 3 to 5-minute video exclusively for skateboarding.com.
The final photo and video product is judged by the TWS edit staff on the level of skating, creativity, the use of obstacles and spots, as well as overall image and video quality.
The winner gets the cover of the magazine and will have a spot reserved in the next Skate & Create.
“With a taste for the fast life that includes loose chicks, vintage hot rods, and above all, a big thirst for a good time, my job was a simple one: capture their life on film and stay clear of the battle.”
“At the beginning of 2011, documentary filmmaker Mark Stewart decided to follow seven skateboarders who were moving to Los Angeles from different cities in America and Europe to pursue their dreams of professional skateboarding. However, after promising starts, all seven of Mark’s subjects staggered off their intended course with mixed results, predominantly down darker career paths.”
“Two weeks ago I hired your company to do a service—a simple job of moving my furniture from my old address to my new residence—a seemingly simple task for a “professional” moving company. Or so I thought.”
“They were places I passed by daily and pretty much fantasized about. The only problem was that they just weren’t skateable. They were somehow barely out of reach—a slight flaw in the architecture—but soon I began to scheme about how to fix those flaws.”