Banff Mountain Festivals

2009 Film Award Winners

The 2009 awards were announced at the Best of the Festival Screening on November 8.

Grand Prize: Sponsored by Mountain Equipment Co-op ($4000)

Finding Farley

Alpine Club of Canada Award for Best Film on Climbing: Sponsored by the Alpine Club of Canada ($2000)

Committed 2: The Walk of Life

Best Film on Mountain Culture: Sponsored by PETZL ($2000)

A Little Bit Mongolian

Best Film on Mountain Environment: Sponsored by Yellowstone To Yukon Conservation Initiative ($2000)

Natural World: Snow Leopard — Beyond the Myth

Best Feature-length Mountain Film: Sponsored by Sole ($2000)

Beyond the Summits

Best Film on Mountain Sports: Sponsored by Western State College of Colorado ($2000)


Best Short Mountain Film: Sponsored by Mountain Hardwear ($2000)

Mont-Blanc Speed Flying

Special Jury Mention

Project Megawoosh

Special Jury Mention

Take a Seat

Special Jury Mention

Yellowstone: Winter

People’s Choice Award: Sponsored by Timex Expedition ($2000)

Finding Farley

People’s Choice Award for Radical Reels: Sponsored by Mountain Culture and Environment at The Banff Centre ($350 plus a selection of prizes)

Kranked — Revolve

Audio Post-Production Scholarship: Sponsored by Music & Sound at The Banff Centre

Autour de Babel (Around Babel)

This year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival competition received 277 entries from 28 countries. Thanks to all our film entrants for submitting your work.