The Meeting � A Celebration of Snow Film and

Culture in Aspen September 22-25, 2005

Aspen/Snowmass, CO. - This fall, Aspen/Snowmass will host one of the most

exciting and innovative events in the ski/snowboard industry. The Meeting, September 22-25, is an

industry-driven event bringing the snow-crazed local community the new crop of

ski/snowboard films from producers such as Poor Boyz, Level 1, Standard Films,

Teton Gravity Research, and 1242 Productions & The Community.

 

The

film showings will be surrounded by parties and events with the top ski and

snowboard pros featured in the films, the film makers themselves, and other

industry influencers discussing trends and stories behind this year�s features.

�The

industry needs a pre-season gathering that matters,� said David Perry, Senior

Vice President, Aspen Skiing Company. �This is the time of year that the

anticipatory energy for winter is starting to peak - the perfect time for the

cultural icons of the industry to show their best work.�

The

weekend is a kick-off to winter and a sneak preview of the films the world will

see on tour. All movie showings are open to the public at various venues around

Aspen including Aspen�s historic Wheeler Opera House and Belly Up, Aspen�s

newest hot spot.

The

Sky Hotel (http://www.theskyhotel.com) will be

ground zero for the weekend, hosting a kick-off celebration, pool parties,

nightly bar gatherings and industry room rates.

Films

scheduled to be shown include both War and Pop Yer Bottlez! from Poor Boyz, Shanghai Six from Level 1, Paradox from Standard Films, The Tangerine Dream from Teton Gravity

Research and The Community Snow Project

from 1242 Productions & The Community. A complete schedule of films will be

available soon.

The

Meeting will give everyone

the chance to check out the top ski and snowboard films of the year and serve as

an early season gathering of the top players in the industry. For more

information, a complete schedule, and additional movie companies as they become

involved go to http://www.aspensnowmass.com.

For lodging deals and information go to http://www.theskyhotel.com

or http://www.stayaspensnowmass.com.


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