The summit action sports film festival Dec. 8-11

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 29, 2010 4:09 pm


On December 8-11, 2010 “The Summit” first annual Action Sports Film Festival will take place in Breckenridge, Colorado. This film festival will showcase talented filmmakers from around the globe as well as top athletes, live music, industry Q&A’s with both athletes and filmmakers, photography exhibits, local activities and a multitude of film screenings of the years best ski & snowboard films.

This four-day event will kickoff on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 with an open house meet and greet with athletes, industry professionals and filmmakers. Dozens of films will be screened over the first three days followed by the awards ceremony held at the Riverwalk Amphitheater in downtown Breckenridge on Saturday December 11, 2010.

The Summit Action Sports Film Festival will launch featuring ski and snowboard films exclusively for the kick off season in December of 2010. As the festival builds momentum and support for 2011, we will expand to feature all action sports genres from Surfing, Wakeboarding, Skateboarding and Adventure. The festival will feature a dynamic range of films that promote story, editing, cinematography, creativity and progression of the sports.

The film festival will be held at an exciting time of the season for action sports, between two major events, the USASA Grand Prix at Copper Mtn and the Mountain Dew Tour snow series kick off in Breckenridge. An incredible amount of industry professionals, athletes, photographers, filmmakers and visitors will engage in these events.

The festival will promote action sports filmmaking as well as give filmmakers a chance to explore and utilize the town and ski resort of Breckenridge. Local businesses such as restaurants, cafes, art galleries, night clubs and outdoor activities will all take part in supporting this gathering of talent for a truly unique experience.

The Summit Action Sports Film Festival strives to support both amateur and professional filmmakers working to expand and promote the culture worldwide. Come be apart of this four-day experience by engaging yourself in one of the worlds most beautiful ski resorts situated 9,600 feet above sea level.

For all filmmakers, athletes and media attending “The Summit” Action Sport Film Festival, there will be a welcome reception & dinner hosted by Breckenridge Ski Resort in downtown Breckenridge Dec 8, 2010, (location and time TBA). Here you will pick up your credentials and gift bags filled with your resort lift tickets, activity vouchers, restaurant gift cards and free product from supporting sponsors.

Film Festival Schedule:
Reception & Dinner: Wednesday Dec 8, 2010 (location and time TBA)
Day 1 Film Screening: Wednesday Dec 8, 2010 – 4:00pm-11:00pm
Day 2 Film Screening: Thursday Dec 9, 2010 – 4:00pm-11:00pm
Day 3 Film Screening: Friday Dec 10, 2010 – 4:00pm-11:00pm
Awards Ceremony: Saturday Dec 11, 2010 – 7:30pm-11:30pm
After Party At Cecilia’s: Saturday Dec 11, 2010 – 11:30pm-2:30pm

Awards Ceremony – Riverwalk Amphitheater
Saturday December 11, 2010
7:30pm – 11:30pm

The award ceremony will take place on Saturday December 11, 2010 at the Riverwalk Amphitheater. Each presenting film will be given 3x VIP passes to the event. Tickets will also be available at the door for guests wishing to attend. The Riverwalk amphitheater is a 770 seat venue which we expect to sell out. Please have friends or family wishing to attend the ceremony pre purchase tickets from the film festival sales tent located at the Riverwalk Square at 140 Main St.

Riverwalk Amphitheater
150 West Adams St
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424

Live Entertainment: TBA
General Admission: TBA