History

The first film in the history of Riot Studios. In the summer of 2008, Michael B. Allen, Will Bakke, Austin Meek, and Lawson Hopkins set out on a road trip. They pulled out a map, drew a big circle around the country, and said, “Let’s go there, there, and there, asking people questions about life and God and purpose.”

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Approach

We’re passionate about storytelling. Stories provide a common ground between people of all different points of view. And, while a good message is a key ingredient to a good story, overpowering messages can really ruin the taste. At Riot, we strive to let the story come first so that the audience has the enjoyment of uncovering the meaning behind it.

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