The winners of the 2019 iF3 Awards during the 12th edition of the iF3 Festival in Montreal, Quebec have been decided!

In front of an excited crowd of ski and snowboard enthusiasts, the 2019 iF3 Movie Awards took place at Bain Mathieu. Twenty-six awards were bestowed to the year’s best ski and snowboard films in four categories: Amateur, Athlete, Open and Pro.

Here’s a look at the winners, which were determined by the iF3 Jury : Jeff Schmuck, Will Wesson, Evan Heath, Zach Aller,Guillaume Morissette and Ralph Samson after viewing over 80 films.


Best Cinematography, presented by Rossignol - Benshi Creative - Before Tomorrow

Film of the Year, presented by Mont Sutton - SV Film - Southern Alps


Best Female Performance, presented by POW Canada - Elyse Saugstad in Teton Gravity Research - Winterland

Discovery of the Year, presented by Ski Saint Bruno - Sam Zahner in Strictly - Welcome

Best Male Street Segment, presented by Newschoolers - Phil Casabon: Nuance

Best Male Freeride Segment, presented by Freeride World Tour - Sam Kuch in Matchstick Productions - Return To Send'er


Best Crash, presented by ASSQ Ma Neige - Sam Smoothy in Teton Gravity Research - Winterland

Best Storytelling, presented by Forecast & King Snow - Teton Gravity Research - Roadless

Best Short Video, presented by Till i Die - CK9 Studios - Sammy Carlson: Over Time

Best Urban Movie, presented by Orage - Brady Perron - Phil Casabon: Nuance

Best Big Mountain Movie, presented by Orage - Matchstick Productions - Return To Send'er

Jury’s Pick, presented by the iF3 Jury - Red Bull Media House / Nitro - Offline


Best Short Movie, presented by Guru - JF Houle - Never Over

Best Cinematography, presented by Bière Boréale - CK9 Studios - Sammy Carlson: Over Time

Best Editing, presented by iF3 Chile - Blank Collective Films - The 7 Stages of Blank

Film of the Year, presented by Tourisme Quebec - Level 1 Productions - Romance

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, and a big thank you to everyone who supported and attended the 2019 edition of the iF3 Movie Awards in Montreal.

Special shout out to JF Houle who put together a film that highlighted some of QC's finest and took home Best Short Film award.

Photos: Felix Rioux