In 1985, at the tender age of 13, Mat Hoffman entered into the BMX circuit as an amateur. By 16, he had soared to the top of the sport. Throughout his prodigious career, Hoffman has ignored conventional limitations, instead focusing his efforts on the purity of the sport and the pursuit of “what’s next.” Academy Award® nominee Spike Jonze and extreme sport fanatic Johnny Knoxville, along with director Jeff Tremaine, showcase the inner workings and exploits of the man who gave birth to “Big Air.” —Tribeca Film Festival
Jeffery James “Jeff” Tremaine (born September 4, 1966) is an American film and television producer/director, and, along with Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, one of the creators of MTV’s Jackass. He directed Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 3D, and Jackass spinoff Wildboyz.Tremaine is the former editor of Big Brother Magazine and a former art director of the influential BMX magazine GO as well as a former professional BMX rider. Jeff was the executive producer on the MTV reality series Rob and Big and now works as the executive producer of Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, Ridiculousness, and Nitro Circus.
He graduated from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland in 1985. Jeff also attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, graduating in 1989 with a degree in Fine Art. While attending Washington University, Jeff was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity.
In 1989/90, Tremaine fronted the short-lived band Milk along with Lewman… read more