Sun Valley Resort welcomes 75th winter season with harvest film festival this October

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 16, 2010 11:44 am

Sun Valley Resort is pleased to celebrate its 75th winter season this year during the upcoming 2010-11 ski season, and to mark the occasion the resort has scheduled numerous exciting festivities.

While Sun Valley isn’t scheduled to open winter operations until Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2010, the Idaho resort plans to kick celebrations into gear early with the First Annual Sun Valley Harvest; A Gathering of Film Festival, October 22-23, 2010.

The festival is billed as a “friendly competition to showcase the beauty of our mountains and valley – and the talent of those who live here – ski here and ride here.”

Film and video makers entering the competition will be judged on the following criteria: compelling mountain action, consistent content with the Responsibility Code and the Smart Code, family edit (PG rated), quality, creativity, story telling and five-minute maximum.

The first entry fee deadline will be September 10 ($30), the second on September 30, ($40) and the final deadline will be October 15, 2010.

Festival sponsors include: Sun Valley Resort, Level 1, Smith, Apple’s Bar & Grill and the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. To obtain a competition entry form online please go to For more information please call 208-622-2077.