May 31, 2007

2007 Awards Announced

May 31, 2007We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 Mountainfilm in Telluride Awards!Best of Festival: “Edge of Eden: Living with Grizzlies”

Mountain Culture Award: “Nine Winters Old”

Festival Director’s Pick: “Loop”

Best Action Film: “Roam”

Best Climbing Film: “First Ascent”

Best Adventure Film: “Coast to Coast”

Spirit and Advocacy Award: “Our Life, Our Land”

Man and Nature Award: “Conflict Tiger”

Spirit of Place Award: “Light at the Edge of the World: The Science of Mind”

Cash Awards:

Manfrotto® Environmental Award: “Building the Future — Energy”

Finlandia® Natural Purity Award Honoring the Best Film on River and Water Conservation: “Exploring the Mother of Waters: Source to Sea on Mekong”

The Charlie Fowler Climbing Film Award: “E11”

Must-See Films:

Category: Indomitable Spirit

“Row Hard No Excuses”“Granny D Goes to Washington”“Crawl Walk Run”“Conviction”

Category: Wake-Up Call

“Sharkwater”“Everything’s Cool”“A Crude Awakening”

Special Jury Award: “God Grew Tired of Us” & “Aerialist”

Kidz Kino Awards:

Most Entertaining Nature Film: “Ride of the Mergansers”

Best Animated Film: “Badgered”

Best Photography in a Nature Film: “Safari”

Honorable Mention: “Rita”

Student Rendezvous Program Award: “Hard As Nails”

People’s Choice Award: “Our Life, Our Land”

(Tied for second were "Running Down the Man" and "Loop")Posted by Emily Long