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The follow-up to 2008's wildly-popular film "Drift," Confluence Films new release "Rise" will once again take viewers on an incredible fly fishing journey around the world. Shot entirely on 16 mm motion picture film, the cinematography & beauty of this film is unlike anything the fly fishing industry has ever seen. Locations include: Los Roques, Venezuela, Idaho's Henry's Fork, the Florida Keys, Patagonia, Argentina, New Orleans & Alaska. 70 min. More Information: The follow-up to 2008's wildly-popular film "Drift," Confluence Films new release "Rise" will once again take viewers on an incredible fly fishing journey around the world. Shot entirely on 16 mm motion picture film, the cinematography and beauty of this film is unlike anything the fly fishing industry has ever seen. The segments and locations include Los Roques, Venezuela, Idaho's Henry's Fork, the Florida Keys, Patagonia, Argentina, New Orleans & Southeast Louisiana, & the Katmai Region of Alaska. Promises to the the finest & potentially best-selling fishing DVD of all time. Just 10 days after we started shipping DRIFT DVD'S by the truckload, we began shooting the next Confluence Films Production. We loaded up the camera's and headed to Venezuela to chase the legendary BONEFISH of Los Roques. Joining us is Millie Paini of Island Park, Idaho and from Steamboat Colorado, photographer/Los Roques veteran, Jason Jagger. They are both great rods and delivered a lot of big bonefish for the cameras. The trip was full of fish on literally every flat we waded and according to the locals this is a slow time for Bonefish, we certainly didn't notice. Millie and Jason both locked into the biggest fish wading a few steps from town. The entire archipelago is stunning, crystal clear water, great people and millions of big, powerful bonefish. Thanks to Chris & Ramon of Sightcast Outfitters for hosting us, it was a top notch experience and a great way to start the next film. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: The Confluence Films team is comprised of three partners � Chris Patterson, Jim Klug and Tom Bie. Chris Patterson Director and Cinematographer Best known for his work in the realm of action sports, Chris has worked for the past 16 years as lead Director/Cinematographer of Warren Miller Ski Films. Chris's stunning visuals and unparalleled camerawork have been recognized by the advertising industry as well. As a result, he has shot major commercial campaigns for Buick, Ford, Nissan, the US Army, Navy Seals, Visa, Jeep, Toyota, and numerous other companies and corporations. As a documentary filmmaker, Chris has produced a number of award-winning adventure films and television programs throughout the world for OLN, Versus, National Geographic and NBC. Chris lives in Bozeman, Montana. Jim Klug Executive Producer Founder and Director of Operations for Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, Jim has worked in the flyfishing industry as a guide, sales rep, travel coordinator, and as National Sales Manager for both Scientific Anglers and StreamWorks. He has guided extensively in Montana, Colorado, New Mexico and Oregon, and has fished throughout the world in over 25 different countries. With a particular love of saltwater flats fishing, Jim spends a lot of time in the Caribbean, Central and South America, working with Yellow Dog�s network of lodges and guides. Jim lives in Bozeman, Montana. Tom Bie Writer and Narration As publisher and editor of The Drake magazine, Tom is certainly not a stranger to the flyfishing industry. Tom and Chris have worked together in years past creating memorable segments in the Warren Miller Film STORM while Tom was senior editor at Skiing magazine. Tom also produced the first full-length, non-instructional flyfishing film � Feeding Time, which was released in December of 2003 � and his writing has graced the pages of Men�s Journal, Outside, Powder (where he served as Editor), Ski, Skiing, and many other premier publications. Tom�s knowledge of flyfishing will lend to the creative content and editing of the film. Tom lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.