Spawned from watching a video of a Dave Matthews Band performance at The Gorge Amphitheatre, producer Tim Williams is working on a documentary aiming to tell the never before told story of our second home. Previously assuming, like most unable to visit the Northwest, that the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado was the most scenic venue in the country, Williams was quickly persuaded otherwise. So much so, that, with some luck and timing, Williams was able to turn this interest into action and is now slated to release Enormous: The Gorge Story sometime in 2016.
It is still early days for the documentary, which technically began on February 24th of last year, with an email from Williams to the president of Live Nation. Live Nation is one of the premier event promotions companies in America and abroad, and manages the 20,000+ capacity venue. Despite their size and obviously busy schedule, Williams heard back within an hour, and the adventure had begun. After a few more meetings and phone calls, organizing funding, crews, and the like, Williams was on his way to The Gorge to check it out for himself.
Williams was treated to a solo-tour throughout the massive venue, taking in the scenery and constructing his vision for the film. But now, the work has started. Williams and his crew are working on gathering info, stories, pictures, videos, and everything else they can for Enormous: The Gorge Story, filming at both SASQUATCH! 2014 and Dave Matthews Band’s annual stop at The Gorge last year. Williams’ agency, Jack Reynolds, is behind the film, with director Nic Davis. The duo have worked together before, generating buzz with their work for car2Go.
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