Premier gathering of industry peeps at Aspen Snowmass: The Meeting round 7

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 28, 2011 2:46 pm

Aspen/Snowmass will once again host The Meeting, September 29 – October 2, 2011, the premier gathering of snowsports filmmakers, athletes, sponsors, media and fans.

The 2011 event is celebrating its seventh anniversary and continues to be the cornerstone kick-off event for the ski and snowboard industry each season. The latest snow films will be screened while live music and parties will surround the films. In addition, private sessions with guest speakers and athletes will allow for spirited discussion on the state of the industry.  Check out a video of last years Meeting down below….


Photo: Ryan Shorney

Event organizers are currently reviewing movies for The Meeting. Interested filmmakers should send a summary of their movie with a teaser or preview to by July 1, 2011. Filmmakers also need to send the following information: the production company; producer, director and editor names; athletes starring in the film; a sponsor roster and tour/screening plans.

NEPSA Video Awards:

The ninth annual NEPSA Video Awards will kick off The Meeting on Thursday, September 29, at the Wheeler Opera House. The NEPSA Awards provides an opportunity for athletes and filmmakers to work together in crafting and showing their own ski/snowboard movie while competing for a cash prize. This year there are three themes to choose from: Secrets of Aspen, Environmentalism and Muppets. Filmmakers will be judged equally on each theme and are asked to pick one theme and stick with it. There is $3,500 in prize money on the line for the 2011 NEPSA Awards. The three to five minute film should be submitted by September 14, 2011. For more information on requirements or submitting a film, please visit or email

Audi, Helly Hansen, Skullcandy, Bud Light and Contour help sponsor this event to make it happen. More details on films and events will be announced at a later date.