Trento (Italy), May 2nd 2018. An extremely important figure whose cinematographic career, in parallel to his mountaineering career, has always moved in innovative directions. The award was announced today during Trento Film Festival. The official awarding ceremony will take place during Mendi Film Festival 7-16 December 2018.
Ever since the founding of the International Alliance for Mountain Film (IAMF) in February 2000, its members have been interested in celebrating those who, through their talent, have changed the world of mountain film. IAMF members wish to express their gratitude to the filmmakers, directors and producers who have contributed throughout their careers – through loyalty and dedication, and with little regard for personal profit — to the evolution of mountain film into the prominent genre that it is today.
Bilbao Mendi Film Festival opens the film registration period for its 11th edition, to be held between December 7 and 16. The producers, directors and directors interested, must submit their works before September 15.
The international mountain activity photography contest CVCEPHOTO promoted by the Club Vasco de Camping Elkartea of Donostia-San Sebastián, will close entries for its 4th edition on 31th March.
Among the prizes offered, the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival Poster Award, worth 700 euros and the honor of being the official image of the 2018 edition of the Mendi Film Festival, is announced for the second consecutive year.
Bilbao, March 6, 2018. The International Alliance for Mountain Film-IAMF has renewed its board team this past weekend at the meeting held at the Domzale Festival in Slovenia. The Director of the Bilbao Mendi Film Festival is the new President, a position that will hold the next three years. The IAMF is composed of 23 mountain film festivals plus the Musseo Nazionale della Montagna in Turin, and BMFF has been a member since 2011.
Mendi Tour offers you the opportunity to enjoy the acclaimed film Mountain of Jennifer Peedom on a giant screen. A film that shows the maximum spectacle of the mountains.
This is the Mendi Tour selection, the best of Bilbao Mendi Film Festival 2017, with "the movie of the Year", the Grand Prize and Audience Award of the 10th edition: Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey, and "the breathtaking" Mountain, Special Mention of the Jury.