Iconic Innovations Media who has produced a number of TV and Film projects including Music Videos for the recently signed Jacksonville band Down Theory, has begun work on a documentary that will focus around the 2011 season of the Firehouse Subs Jacksonville Axemen.
Kevin Porter, who owns Iconic Innovations Media has years of experience on both sides of the camera and suggested the idea during a trip to the Superbowl in Dallas with Axemen coach Spinner Howland, Import player Brent Shorten and former NFL Linebacker Tom McManus. Kevin had acting roles in movies such as Dodgeball and Dare Devil and also multiple seasons on the well known TV series General Hospital as well as an appearance on the super successful X-Files. He has also produced and directed a number of TV and Movie projects that include the reality show “Going Pro” with NFL legend Jerry Rice and former College Football Player turned actor, Brandon Molale.
Tristan Morhous who is a former UNF Rugby player who is now working for Iconic Innovations Media is heading up the camera crew and will be embedded with the Axemen team during the season.
The documentary is designed to showcase the Axemen and the progress of the sport of Rugby League in the USA as the team attempts to win another National Championship in the USA Rugby League championship. As well as the Axemen team, they will also follow the Axe Maiden Cheerleaders, training camp, home and away games as well as the behind the scenes look at how the team operates to find ways to grow a relatively unknown sport in what is one of the most competitive sporting markets in the world.
More information and more details will be released in the coming weeks but the initial trailer for the documentary can be seen here (http://vimeo.com/23645531). Further info and updates will be posted on the Axemen website www.jaxxae.com