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St. Louis, MO – [May 30, 2024] – Select Start Films is excited to announce its partnership with Bruton Stroube Outpost, a renowned post-production company, for the travel docuseries ‘No Expectations.’ This collaboration ensures the highest quality of visual storytelling for the series, which celebrates cultural resilience and identity through immersive exploration.

About the Partnership

Bruton Stroube Outpost, known for its exceptional post-production work, will contribute its expertise in editing, color grading, sound design, and visual effects to the ‘No Expectations’ series. With over 40 years of experience, Bruton Stroube has established itself as a leader in creating compelling visual content. Their team of creative professionals is dedicated to enhancing the series’ production value, ensuring each episode is visually stunning and engaging​​​.

Why Bruton Stroube Outpost?

Bruton Stroube Outpost has a proven track record of delivering high-quality content for a variety of documentary projects. Their impressive portfolio includes:

  • Free to Run – This documentary follows ultra runner and human rights activist Stephanie Case as she supports Afghan women through her organization, Free to Run. The film showcases Bruton Stroube’s expertise in handling emotionally powerful and socially relevant stories (Bruton Stroube)​.
  • Cowboys: A Documentary Portrait – Told in the cinematic tradition of classic westerns, this feature-length documentary offers viewers the opportunity to ride alongside modern working cowboys on some of America’s largest and most remote cattle ranches (Bruton Stroube)​.
  • Lions of Mesopotamia – A feature-length documentary that tells the story of Iraq’s national football team overcoming significant challenges to win the AFC Asian Cup in 2007, highlighting themes of unity and resilience​ (Bruton Stroube)​.
  • After Death – This documentary explores the afterlife through real near-death experiences, conveyed by scientists, authors, and survivors, demonstrating Bruton Stroube’s ability to tackle profound and thought-provoking subjects​ (Bruton Stroube)​.

These projects demonstrate Bruton Stroube Outpost’s excellence in producing high-quality, impactful documentary content, making them an ideal partner for ‘No Expectations.’

About ‘No Expectations’

‘No Expectations,’ co-hosted by Dr. House, celebrates cultural resilience and identity through a posture of learning and friendship within the framework of a feel-good travel series. Season One embarks on a profound exploration of Kyrgyz culture, illustrating how the nation melds its rich traditions with modern influences across diverse landscapes. Featuring music, fashion, art, cuisine, and more, the series captures the essence of what it means to be Kyrgyz today—preserving and redefining their cultural heritage. This inaugural season not only showcases Kyrgyzstan’s vibrant identity but also sets the foundation for future seasons, showcasing how communities maintain their traditions and identities while confronting the realities of a changing world.

About Select Start Films

Founded in 2021 by Alexander Beasley and Dr. Nathaniel House, Select Start Films is dedicated to creating impactful narratives that inspire, educate, and foster social dialogue. The team’s extensive experience in filmmaking, combined with a deep understanding of human stories, positions them to deliver a series that resonates globally.

About Bruton Stroube Outpost

Bruton Stroube Outpost is a leading post-production company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Known for their expertise in editorial, VFX/animation, sound design, and color grading, Bruton Stroube Outpost collaborates closely with clients to bring their creative visions to life. Their team of talented professionals and state-of-the-art facilities ensure the highest quality production services. The company has worked on a variety of high-profile projects, including collaborations with major brands like Amazon, Microsoft, and Anheuser-Busch, as well as award-winning documentaries​ (Bruton Stroube)​​.

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