GPS Treasure Hunting Goes Hollywood — Spine-tingling Thriller is the First Movie to Highlight New Sport
( EMAILWIRE.COM, October 03, 2005 ) SEATTLE, WA –- A film studio in Washington State has put a thrilling spin on GPS treasure hunts, a hi-tech version of old-fashioned scavenger hunting. For the first time in feature film history, the GPS device that fueled an underground hobby has morphed into a movie that is sure to be a crowd favorite and one that might make hunt enthusiasts think twice before leaving on one of these adventures. Based on true events, the story is set amidst some of the most stunning and frightening locations in Washington State. Seattle-based writer/director Eric Colley has teamed with co-writer Hallie Shepherd to produce the feature-length film. Colley is also the creator of IndieClub.com. With over 30,000 members and 80 chapters, IndieClub.com is one of the largest filmmaking organizations in the world.
GPS treasure hunting has been growing in popularity for over five years with more than 250,000 active hunts in 200 countries. This relatively new sport has fast become a worldwide phenomenon. GPS treasure hunting is a sport in which “hunters” use a handheld global positioning satellite system, while combing forests, resorts, parks, even indoor locations in search of “treasure.”
GPS the Movie tells the story of a pair of scavenger hunt enthusiasts who embark upon a camping trip with a group of old friends, following the trail of a mysterious invitation with hopes of finding fortune. When the trail leads them to photographs of a masked woman tied to a chair along with a new set of coordinates, their search takes a frightening turn. The mountains and forests that give western Washington its reputation for natural beauty contrast with the infamous Green River, which served for decades as a horrific dumping ground for the notorious serial killer.
Log onto www.gpsthemovie.com for more information, including a sneak peek at the film’s trailer.
Founded in 1998, IndieClub.com has fast become one of the largest filmmaking organizations in the world. With over 30,000 members and eighty chapters, IndieClub.com successfully networks actors, filmmakers, and crew.
For More Information:
Don Colley, Co-Producer, Right Way Productions LLC, 425.277.7599, firstname.lastname@example.org
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