Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 18th, 2013
In the summer of 2006, two bigfoot hunters led a group of curious, young paranormal investigators into the hills of southern New York on a quest for evidence of the legendary beast.
Shot completely on consumer level equipment with a budget under $50, this documentary follows Tim Holmes of the Southern Tier Bigfoot Watch and Becky Sawyer of Searching for Bigfoot Inc. as they trek deep into Connecticut Hill, a location rife with reports of mysterious monster sightings and unexplained events.
Although initially skeptical of Tim’s wild stories and unnerved by Becky’s militant commands, things get weird after bizarre encounter in the pines, and the group is forced to reassess their beliefs regarding the existence of Bigfoot.
Often funny, sometimes creepy, but always entertaining, ‘The Bigfoot Hunter: Still Searching’ is a film that asks, what means more in the end: the destination or the journey; the evidence or the legend?
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Some insight into the film from Dana Newkirk of Who Forted?
Okay, I guess from our perspective it’s really a movie that is less about Cryptozoology and more about the man chasing the monster, so to speak. We really wanted to showcase Tim and his very particular approach to hunting for Bigfoot. At the time he was very pro-gun, shoot to kill and it seemed very against the angle the rest of the bigfoot community was approaching their investigations. We filmed the bulk of the investigation over two separate occasions and then again years later to fill in the gaps. I actually didn’t come into the picture until years after the original filming so I really got to meet Tim and investigate with him after he had become a sort of “myth” in a way.
The editing of the film happened over the course of a few months, we wanted to get the tone perfect so that the audience could laugh along with us and with Tim. That was very important, and hopefully that comes across.
Hmm..other then that, we had a blast searching for the creature with Tim, he’s always a good guide and editing ended up being a really fun time for Greg and I.Dana Newkirk