Fort William Scotland Film Festival
The John Muir Trust, sponsor of Fort William hill Festival (FWMF) movie competitors, requested people to assist choose the champion associated with the People’s solution Award.
This, the ultimate category in competition, had been determined by a public on line poll, which remained available until 5pm on Monday 15 February.
People's Possibility Award shortlist*:
- All Roads Lead to Scotland – Nick Bullock and Tim O’Neill tackle classic wintertime routes in the North Face of Ben Nevis.
- Kalymnos – climbing and other activities on a sun-kissed Greek area with Kieran J. Duncan.
- Western to The Sea – Environmentalist Dave Chamberlain runs unassisted from coast to coast across Canada, fuelled by peanut butter sandwiches and his love for the world.
*Update: the folks's Choice 2016 was 'West to the Sea'. Congratulations to Dave Chamberlain and Rhys Morgan!
FWMF winning films launched:
Most useful Short Movie: Miles Away by Dave MacLeod. Explores the reason why fell runner Alicia Hudelson finds serenity when she operates, functions amazing short concentrating on fell operating, illustrated with spectacular video footage of some of Europe’s many stunning landscapes.
Spirit of hill heritage Award: procedure Moffat by Jen Randall & Claire-Jane Carter. Inspired by Gwen Moffat’s memoir, the room Below my Feet, Claire follows in the footsteps of Britain’s initially ever feminine mountain guide.
FWMF Introducing: BELATED by Uk Freeride/Puzzlemedia. a celebration of Scottish backcountry featuring a team of pals, a land rover and a lot of snowboarding when you look at the Scottish Highlands.
Alison Austin, The John Muir Trust’s Land management at Nevis said: “We’ve already been pleased to sponsor this competitors. “The standard of entries is exceptionally large and shows the amazing breadth of talent that this competition has actually drawn.
“We congratulate the champions of very first three groups, and we now ask the folks of Lochaber to assist us select champion of those preference Award by voting on the web before after that Monday at midday.
Film competitors coordinator Freja MacDougall of the Nevis Landscape Partnership said: “It’s already been a good year the film competitors with high-quality entries from around European countries making their particular way to united states.
“To possess John Muir Trust coming on-board as a sponsor has-been amazing and certainly will really help us build upon this year’s success while making your competition even bigger and better next year.”