Submit your video now

 

Calling all skiers, boarders, and amateur cinematographers! YOU have amazing footage, and WE want to see it! Submissions are now open through March 1st!

 

Get your cameras out, and start filming! Enter your film for a chance to be one of ten films selected for screening at Mt. Rose’s first annual Roses are RAD Winter Film Festival.

VIDEO SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO!

 

  • We will be accepting ski and snowboard film submissions from YOU until March 1st. 10 films will be chosen to to be featured in the Film Festival event, which will be hosted at Cargo, Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno on Friday, March 9th. 
  • If your film is one of 10 selected for screening, it will be evaluated by panel of big name judges in the ski, snowboard, and film industries.
  • Not only will you have the chance to win some EPIC prizes (skis, snowboards, goggles, snow gear, GoPros, $$, etc…), but you’ll also get your film seen by the pro’s and all your friends on the big screen.

 

Roses are RAD Film Awards and PRIZES:

Videos will be pre-selected by Mt. Rose and judged by an esteemed panel the night of the event. Prizes will be distributed by age category as follows:

 
Main Prizes by age group include: 

15 Years and Over:

1st Place Grand Prize:

  • Premiere Spring Plus Mt. Rose Season Pass
  • $500 Cash
  • Mt. Rose Swag
  • Moment Skis

2nd Place Prize:

  • GoPro Session
  • $200 Cash
  • Mt. Rose Swag

3rd Place Prize:

  • $100 Cash
  • Mt. Rose Swag
  • Tahoe Trailbars
Under 15 Years:

1st Place Grand Prize:

  • Youth Premiere Spring Plus Mt. Rose Season Pass
  • $300 Cash
  • Mt. Rose Swag
  • Moment Skis

2nd Place Prize:

  • GoPro Session
  • $100 Cash
  • Mt. Rose Swag

3rd Place Prize:

  • $50 Cash
  • Mt. Rose Swag
  • Tahoe Trailbars
 
Special Prizes Include:

Best Big Mountain Line:

  • Avalanche Level 1 Three Day Course provided by: Sierra Avalanche Center Logo
  • Mt. Rose Swag

Best Park Trick:

  • Professional photo session and feature in Mt. Rose promotions
  • Mt. Rose Swag

Best Cinematography/Most Creative:

  • GoPro Session

 

 

Roses are RAD Film Submission Rules and Details:

All submitted videos must adhere to the following parameters in order to be one of the 10 videos selected for screening and judging at the event.

Video Content

  • Two to three minutes in length
  • Main subject matter to include skiing and/or snowboarding
  • Show a Mt. Rose logo (on mountain, chairlifts, park features, in lodge, etc.) at least once
  • Include at least 80% footage shot at Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe
  • Must not showcase any other ski resort logos (on mountain, chairlifts, park features, in lodge, etc.)
  • Must not be intended for commercial use of another company.
  • Must not depict any inappropriate behavior (Including but not limited to violence, nudity, underage consumption of alcohol, drugs, smoking, dangerous behavior, skiing in closed areas, violation of Skiers Code of Responsibility Code, swearing, etc.)
  • Video must be your own original work with footage shot and edited by YOU.
  • By submitting a video, you give permission for Mt. Rose as well as event sponsors to use and share video.

Audio Content:

  • Videos may include songs for extra creativity and personality
  • Songs must be “clean” with no inappropriate language or swearing
  • Other audio content (interviews, scripted talking, etc.) must not include swearing or inappropriate language.

Technical Details:

  • Videos must be submitted through Vimeo following these instructions: 

Hints for Success:

  • High quality submissions are KEY! We expect to receive lots of submissions, so make yours stand out.
    • Use high quality footage, get your friends to help you shoot!
    • Pick a great song that fits the vibe of your video and adds excitement
    • Practice your skills! If you want to learn a bit more about how to create a killer ski edit, we’ve compiled a few links to help you out.
  • Videos that feature Mt. Rose and other event sponsors more heavily will have a better chance of being chosen for screening at the event!
  • In honor of one of our partners, the Sierra Avalanche Center, videos that showcase a snow safety component will have a better chance of being chosen for screening at the event!

 

Links for Success:

How to make a great edit:

http://blog.theclymb.com/passions/technology/7-tips-making-epic-ski-edit/

https://www.tetongravity.com/story/culture/5-ways-to-make-your-ski-edit-not-suck

GoPro specific:

https://www.alltracksacademy.com/blog/how-to-shoot-and-edit-incredible-gopro-skiing-videos/

https://rootsrated.com/stories/how-to-make-epic-gopro-ski-videos-11-tips-from-a-jackson-hole-pro

 

Event Details:

Friday, March 9th at Cargo, Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno (Drinks will be available for purchase at the bar.)

Tickets to the event will be $5, all proceeds will go towards the Sierra Avalanche Center.

Sierra Avalanche Center will host a raffle with AWESOME prizes!

10 Films will be screened

Awards ceremony will be held immediately after the screening.

Event sponsors will be present with reps, booths, and swag!

This is going to be a FUN event, bring your friends!

 

*All event details subject to change.

The fine print: By submitting your video to Mt Rose – Ski Tahoe and the Roses are RAD Mountain Film Festival, you grant the event sponsors as well as Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe an irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide license to use the entry in online galleries, promotions, and social media, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. In addition, you grant to the sponsors and Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe an irrevocable, royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide license to use and distribute the entry (as submitted, or as cropped by the Sponsors) in any and all media now or hereafter known.