Roses are Rad

Winter Film
Festival 2020

3rd Annual Roses are rad
winter film festival

Calling all skiers, boarders, and amateur cinematographers!

You could win BIG.

The basics
  • Get your cameras out, and start filming! Enter your short ski or snowboard video for a chance to be one of the films selected for screening at Mt. Rose’s second annual Roses are RAD Winter Film Festival.  
    • The best videos will be chosen to be featured in the Film Festival event, which will be hosted at Cargo, Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno on Friday, March 13th. 
    • If your film is selected for screening, it will be judged by an audience vote – so invite all of your friends!
    • Not only will you have the chance to win some EPIC prizes, but you’ll also get your film seen on the big screen.
    • Video submissions will be open until February 23rd.
The Event

Join the party and watch local shredders on the big screen!

When: Friday, March 13th • Doors: 6pm, Show: 7pm

Where: Cargo Concert Hall, Reno

Tickets: $10 pre-sale or $13 day of (All ticket proceeds donated to Sierra Avalanche Center)

All winners will be decided by an AUDIENCE VOTE so invite your friends!


Tons of incredible prizes will be given for the following categories:

15 Years and Over
1st Place Grand Prize
2nd Place Prize
3rd Place Prize

Under 15 Years
1st Place Grand Prize
2nd Place Prize
3rd Place Prize

Other Special Prizes Include:
Best Big Mountain Line
Best Park Trick
Best Comedy/Laughs

Submission rules and details:

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

Video Content

  • Must include at least 75% of footage from Mt. Rose – Ski Tahoe
  • One to three minutes in length
  • 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:
    • If you don’t already have one, please create a Vimeo account, they’re free and easy create! Click here to set one up!)
    • Upload your video in the maximum resolution possible. (It’s going to be played on a big screen, you want it to look flawless!)
    • Set the privacy settings to “anyone can view”
    • Copy video link and submit.
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!
Helpful links

Links for Success:

How to make a great edit:

GoPro specific:

*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.

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