- HIT Technologies is a Title Sponsor of the film -
VANCOUVER, Oct. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - HIT Technologies Inc. (TSXV:HIT) ("HIT" or the "Company"), designs, develops, manufactures and distributes the world's most advanced adventure products for iPhone, including the shockproof, waterproof HITCASE® PRO with professional lens and mounting systems for iPhone. Today, HIT announced that its sponsored freeski athlete and filmmaker, Sean Pettit, won three iF3 International Freeski Film Festival awards for his movie, The Masquerade. HIT was the title sponsor for the film and an award presenting sponsor at the festival.
"All of us at HIT want to congratulate Sean for his wins at the festival," said Brooks Bergreen, CEO of HIT Technologies. "It is an impressive accomplishment. We are proud to have been part of his filmmaking adventure as a title sponsor."
The Masquerade won awards for Best Big Mountain Film, Best Cinematography, and Pettit won Best Male Freeride Segment for his performance in the film. The iF3 International Freeski Film Festival awards in Montreal, Quebec were streamed live to more than 120,000 unique online viewers.
"We're excited to be working with incredible professional athletes, such as Sean, to showcase their adventures," added Bergreen. "At HIT, we are creating a Ready for Adventure brand, with a promise to provide a force multiplier for the iPhone. Our customers continue to create and share their adventures, with more than 16,000 recent posts of awesome pictures and videos. Partnering with professional athletes is an important piece of our brand strategy as we continue to grow our fan base and build awareness for HITCASE."
Sean Pettit commented on his film: "It's an art piece mixed with a ski film – everyone should watch it just to see something different. It's something fun, new and entertaining."
About The Masquerade
Follow five professional skiers and their talent through the Alaskan mountain ranges to the underground gambling scene in Whistler, BC. The five men have resorted to scamming their own industry in order to make a living. Only to run into trouble with two other professional skiers seemingly in the wrong place at the wrong time. To find out more about the film, please visit http://superproofinc.com/.
About International Freeski Film Festival (iF3)
The iF3 searches, recognizes and rewards the best of what the freeski community and spirit has to offer. We produce innovative and entertaining events and media that unite sport with culture, for both a local and international audience.
About HIT Technologies Inc.
HIT develops and markets a portfolio of products for use on Apple iPhones across the globe. HIT believes that there is a significant opportunity in helping people get Ready for Adventure™ with the best camera they already have, their iPhone. HITCASE PRO allows people to create exciting photo and video content using patented Railslide™ mounts without the need for additional cameras, or gear that get in the way of the fun. With a combination of software, professional quality lenses, patented waterproofing and mounting technologies for every conceivable activity, The HITCASE PRO makes it fun and easy for users to capture and share a day at the beach, on the mountain, in the backyard, or anywhere else life takes you. For more information about HITCASE, visit www.hitcase.com. Search #hitcase on Instagram to see some of the amazing images created by HITCASE customers.
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For further information: Brooks Bergreen, CEO HIT Technologies Inc., [email protected], +1 416 815 0700, www.hitcase.com/invest