Calling all producers, athletes and fans… With the International Freeski Film Festival only four months away, we’ve got some important and exciting news for this year’s iF3 Awards.
First, as a result of the growing amount of content that is produced each year, particularly for the online side of things, we’ve opted to retool the criteria for three key awards to a more lengthbased format. As a result of this decision, potential nominees for Film of the Year are now required to be over 30 minutes long, Best Short must run between 9 30 minutes, and Best Short Video 2 8 minutes.
In addition to this, we’ve also added a brand new award, Discovery of the Year, which will be awarded to a breakout performance from an athlete in their first appearance in an Amateur category film, while it’s proverbial big brother, Rookie of the Year, will continue to be awarded to the most standpoint performance from an athlete’s inaugural appearance in a Pro category film.
And on the heels of its success last year, qualification for The All Girls @ iF3 program has been retooled, as female athletes will now need to register directly with iF3 (as opposed to relying on producers) in order to be eligible for Best Female Park Performance and Best Female Freeride Performance. To submit for these awards, athletes can utilize either their segments from an official film, or a short clip of raw but edited footage from a film in which their skiing is featured.
Film of the Year
Best Short Movie
Best Big Mountain Film
Best Urban Movie
Best Single Shot
Best Web Series
Best Female Short
Film of the Year
Best Female Park Performance
Best Female Freeride Performance
Best Male Street Segment
Best Male Freeride Segment
Rookie of the Year
Discovery of the Year
iF3 Montreal Ambassador Trips
Do you want to kick off your season by watching the year’s best films and rubbing shoulders with the pros? The International Freeski Film Festival is organizing all-inclusive bus trips to Montreal for iF3 2015.
Windsor, Killington, Burlington, Ottawa, Toronto, Peterborough, Buffalo, Syracuse, Québec, and Victoriaville.
September 25th – September 27th
One round trip bus ticket, two nights at the downtown Montreal Travelodge, one iF3 Gold Pass, access to all seven screenings, access to both the iF3 Hip-Hop Party and the iF3 Reggae Party, a goodie bag with a bunch of swag from our sponsors, food vouchers, and drink tickets.
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