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FAST FILM FESTIVAL 2.0 RELAUNCH - You can win $$

By Jo Williams, 04/16/20, 1:15PM PDT

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That's right! If you didn't get a submission in the first time around, you have another chance. For those who made the first cut off, see more about winners below.

NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: MAY 14

At home dreaming about skiing? Have you found a creative ways to keep the season going? Have some time on your hands?  What are you doing to stay in peak performance at home?  

Here’s your chance to stay connected with your FAST family and show us what you are doing to keep skiing alive.  Pick your own theme, use ski footage, home footage, workout ideas…use your creativity!  Film submissions are open to athletes, parents, coaches, siblings and, heck, why not get your pet in it too!

If you missed the film fest deadline the first time, this is your second chance at cinematic stardom and some awesome prizes! It pays to submit!

1st place $200 cash
2nd place $100 cash
3rd place $50 RCR gift card

Send them in anytime before May 14th.  We’ll load them on the FAST website and Facebook page, (provided you use a royalty free song) and we can celebrate ski racing together on our home screens!

Early Season Winners
We'd like to recognize Team Timm (Dylan and Jessie Timm) and Caught in the Line (Megan, Ann, Nita and Jackson) for their Film Festival entries earlier in the year.  Unfortunately we didn’t get to see them up on the big screen, but we’ll find a way to make that all happen next year when things return to normal. 

Thank you RCR for your continued sponsorship of the FILM Festival. 

Video Submission Guidelines

  • Keep it family-friendly and G-rated (submissions that do not follow this principle could be eliminated)
  • Be as creative as you want - voice overs, footage from on and off the slopes and at away-races
  • Set all your footage to a song of your choice between 3-5 minutes (if you choose a royalty-free song we can share it on social media)
  • Remember to give your film a title, name your movie stars and highlight the title and artist of the song you used
  • Submissions will be via USB (MP4 and wmv format only)
  • and due at least 2 weeks before the film festival
  • No late submission exceptions

Judging Criteria

  • Incorporates the yearly theme
  • Common theme holding each video clip together
  • Film quality

For some inspiration, take a look at local celebrity ski filmmaker Dylan Siggers recent short film ‘Homebody.’

Deadline for video submissions is May 14th, at which time a line-up of highly qualified judges will then review the films and select the winners.

For any inquires about film submissions or prizes please feel free to contact Wendy McDougall anytime!