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WILDCraft Entertainment Announces the Cast for Season One – WILDCraft: South Africa

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Columbia, SC November 28, 2018 – WILDCraft Entertainment announces the cast for Season One – WILDCraft: South Africa; a new video series that will debut on Amazon Prime Video in September 2019. The series will take the viewer along for the journey of a lifetime with a group of hunters where the hunt is only part of the story. The cast will include Joe Arterburn – Petersen’s Hunting freelancer, Adam Heggenstaller – Executive Editor American Hunter, Richard Mann – Field & Stream contributor and freelancer, and renowned photographer Alfredo Rico.

The team will hunt from a remote tent camp with Fort Richmond Safaris for free-range kudu and other species. At the end of each day they’ll share their experiences, successes, and failures, around the campfire. This production is the first to effectively meld print and web editorial with a full-length video series about hunting. The gear and tools of sponsoring manufacturers will be highlighted and seamlessly blended into all facets of the production. Lace up your boots, and join the adventure with WILDCraft.

WILDCraft Entertainment has created sponsorship packages that go beyond traditional product placement. Sponsors will receive social media marketing videos and sponsor’s products will be placed in the hands of, and field-tested by, top hunting editors in the industry. SIG Sauer has signed on as title sponsor and Mossberg will be sponsoring the firearms category. Surefire, SKB Cases, and Versacarry have also come on board as Season One sponsors. Companies interested in participating in Season One, should contact WILDCraft direct at

The Cast

Joe Arterburn

Joe Arterburn is a freelance writer whose work appears in national outdoor magazines and websites. He is a contributing writer and “Offhand Shots” columnist for Outdoor Life and also contributes to Petersen’s Hunting, Wheels Afield and Gun Digest, among others. He is also editor of Hunter’s Handbook, the official publication of the International Hunter Education Association-USA. He has hunted and fished throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Africa. Arterburn, who earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was a reporter for daily newspapers prior to working at Cabela’s, mostly as Corporate Communications Manager. A Nebraska native, Arterburn lives in Sidney, Neb., with his wife, Cathy. They have three sons, Hunter, Jack and Sam; and two grandsons, Cogan and Lincoln.

Adam Heggenstaller

Adam Heggenstaller is the Executive Editor of American Hunter, an Official Journal of the National Rifle Association with a monthly circulation of nearly one million member-readers. Heggenstaller has held the position since 2014, having previously served on the staff of Shooting Illustrated, another NRA Publications title, for 10 years. At American Hunter, Adam oversees technical reviews of firearms, optics and ammunition, assembles a department of practical how-to tips, works with dozens of contributors in generating feature content, and helps support the magazine’s companion website,, and its related social media properties. Adam grew up hunting squirrels and whitetails in central Pennsylvania, and while he now chases game and adventure around the world, he still savors the tradition of hunting near home. He strives to give his two children as much opportunity to hunt and roam the woods as he had as a boy.

Richard Mann

Born and raised in West Virginia, Richard has hunted from the Montana Mountains to the green hills of Africa. He has a military, law enforcement, firearms instructing, and competitive shooting background, and is the author of Rifle Bullets for the Hunter, Handgun Training for Personal Protection, Shooter’s Guide to the AR, Under Orion, and The Scout Rifle Study. Richard also edited the Cartridges of the World – 13th Edition. Richard contributes to Field & Stream and Outdoor Life, and several other gun and hunting magazines. He also works as a consultant for a variety of manufacturers, and spends a month on safari in Africa every year. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland – his shooting range in West Virginia – with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids, and a very protective Rhodesian ridgeback.

Alfredo Rico

Alfredo Rico is a freelance writer and photographer from Brentwood, California. In 2009, he started his career in the firearms industry as a photographer, contributing photos to many of the popular newsstand publications. Over the years, he has become a passionate student of the gun, a writer, and a hunter. His work regularly appears in Guns & Ammo, AR-15, Rifle Shooter, Precision Rifle Shooter, Personal Defense, and many other publications. His memorable hunts include, hunting iguanas in the soaking humidity of Puerto Rico, chasing the elusive Aoudad in Texas, and dove hunting in Argentina. This WILDCraft adventure will be Alfredo’s first visit to Africa.

A gathering of sponsors will be hosted at SHOT Show to kick off the new series. Pre-Production will commence February 2019, and production will begin in May 2019. Post-production will commence at the end of principal photography in June, with an anticipated series release date of September 2019.

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”They Shall Not Grow Old”

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

They Shall Not Grow Old” is a documentary on World War One by the famed Peter Jackson. The film was funded by 14-18 NOW and the Imperial War Museums in association with the BBC, debuting last month during the London Film Festival.

A limited US theatrical release is planned for December 17 and 27, before ending up on VOD. The meticulously restored and colorized vintage film will presented in both 2D and 3D.

If Mission Spec Made Video Games

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Mission Spec gave some of their product imagery the video game treatment.

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New Panteao Instructional Video with Larry Vickers and Jeff Cahill

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Columbia, SC, November 9, 2018 – Panteao is happy to announce the upcoming release of a new video title from instructor Larry Vickers from Vickers Tactical and Jeff Cahill, owner of Tango Down. The new video titled, “Glock Armorer’s Bench”, is intended to be a thorough look at the Glock pistol. In the video we review the different Glock variants, nomenclature of the pistol, field disassembly, cleaning and lubrication, reassembly and safety function check, cycle of operation, maintenance and troubleshooting, magazine maintenance, complete detailed disassembly, a wide range of accessories, and a look at customized versions of the Glock. If you own a Glock or are in the market for one, this video is a must watch.

Glock Armorer’s Bench with Larry Vickers and Jeff Cahill will be able to be watched online via a PC or Mac, on a smartphone or tablet using the Panteao Make Ready Android and iTunes apps, or on television with the Panteao Make Ready channel on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. For more information on how to stream the Panteao videos, visit:

The video will also be available on DVD and Digital Download formats. For more information on this title, visit Panteao at:

Veteran-run Strike-Hold blog is BACK

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Just in time for Veterans’ Day, is back on-line! Following a catastrophic hardware loss a couple of years ago it seemed that the site was going to be lost forever, but thanks to the hard work and diligence of a couple of great supporters – and to The Wayback Machine – the site is now back on-line and updated with a new look and fresh content.

The blog is named after the motto of the 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment in which the Founder and Editor-in-Chief served, and is dedicated to all airborne and special operations forces. Strike-Hold is not just a news site, nor just a review site, it is also not a typical ‘military media’ site either – it is a unique blend of all of these things, and more…

The Strike-Hold! blog has always been, and will always continue to be, an independent and authoritative source of real information about and relevant to military and law enforcement personnel, private military contractors, outdoor & survival enthusiasts, MilSim airsofters, camouflage geeks, and military history enthusiasts.

Whether your interest is in gear, uniforms, weapons, equipment, or bigger issues, you are sure to find something of interest.

Stay safe – be dangerous – and read on…

Preview – Rigid Industries Short Featuring BCM Gunfighter Mike Glover

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

BCM Gunfighter Mike Glover of Fieldcraft Survival appears in this new production by Rigid Industries, scheduled for release on Tuesday October 30th 5pm at Sema in Las Vegas.

Film by TAPS Media.

‘Battle Tested’ A New Discovery Series From FieldCraft Survival

Friday, September 7th, 2018

FieldCraft Survival announces the release of their new show on Discovery channel this Friday at 10pm EST/9pm Central called Battle Tested. Battle Tested follows Kurt and Mike of FieldCraft Survival as they test and evaluate equipment that can be used by the military and civilians in disaster and survival response. Make sure you watch and record.

Jurassic World Exodus – Wide Release July 30

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

“Jurassic World Exodus” is a Fallen Kingdom fan film set in between both “Jurassic World” movies.

What makes this film different is that it is a collaboration between folks from the film and acting community teamed with some familiar faces in the firearms industry.

They include Travis Haley, Garandthumb, Truexodus along with actors Shannon Corbeil (USAF vet), Barret James (SEALTEAM CBS) and Jamie Costa (Han Solo fan film). Together, they create an interesting dynamic on and off screen.


The basic premise is that former USAF Operators Mike (Garandthumb) and Neal/Doc (Jamie) get sent to the island to recover Masrani and INGEN tech. They go missing and the SSRG run by Hex (Travis Haley) are sent in with an INGEN liaison to find them. Theres a lot for dinosaur and gun fans alike!!!

The making of this project was an adventure all in itself! In addition to collaborating with the Jurassic Park Motor Pool, Haley Strategic, Holosun, PTS, Kriss USA, MTEK and many other companies helped out the production.

The film launches on their Facebook page and Youtube on July 30.