Friday, November 20, 2020

Skeena Wild Film Festival offers some fascinating glimpses into the Northwest

Now that we have some additional time around the house for the next few weeks, one way to make use of your new leisure time could be to explore the many outstanding contributions to the 2020 Skeena Wild Film Festival.

The project which is approaching the ten year mark provides for an artistic portal to share original short films, features, youth films, and photographs submitted by Northern B.C. residents and people from around the world. 

With some remarkable visuals, interesting themes and some unforgettable characters and subjects this years submissions make for a fascinating journey through the Northwest.

Short Film 

Berry Picking in the Suskwa Valley | Alexander Stoney 
Adventures in Terrace | Tristan Walker 
Born to Fish | Michael Menten 
Cradled Prince Rupert Kayakers | Yota Kano 
Skeena Air | Ben Mantel 
Robinson Ridge | Mark 
Gravel Pellets for Power | Conservation North 
Invertebrates and Their Ecosystems | Coast Mountain College 

Youth Films 

Damian & Clayton Doing Stuff | Damian Knox & Clayton 
Just a Little Ride | Kai Janzen 

Feature Films 
A Story of Resilience | Tony Harris 
Midsummer Adventure 2020 | Julian Krick

A screenshot from Yota Kano's Cradled Prince Rupert Kayakers 

The Prince Rupert Submission from Yota Kona takes the viewer through the fast flowing features of the Butze Rapids channel and learns of the lure of the Rapids for the local adventurers who tackle the local legend.

You can check out all the contributions to this years competition below:

Once you've viewed the submissions you can cast your ballot here.

This years competition also features a photo Festival, you can explore the contributions and vote on those that have caught your eye here.

Voting comes to an end on Thursday, November 26th.

The successful contributors are in line for cash and Custom Prize Packs.

The winning entries as selected by the viewers will be announced in December.

See the SkeenaWild Conservation Trust information portals below for more information on this years Festival.

SkeenaWild Conservation Trust website

SkeenaWild Conservation Trust Facebook page

SkeenaWild Conservation Trust Twitter Feed

SkeenaWild Conservation Trust Instagram Feed

For more notes on Community Events across the region see our archive page here.

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