2021 iF3 MOVIE AWARD WINNERS


On Saturday, October 23rd, the 14th edition of the iF3 Festival concluded with the 2021 iF3 Movie Awards presented by Audio-Technica Canada, Steam Whistle and Telefilm Canada.


The event—which took place at the Westin Resort & Spa in Whistler, B.C. and was hosted by the Low Pressure Podcast’s Mark Warner and professional snowboarder Gillian Andrewshenko, and simulcasted live at the Cine-Parc drive-in theatre in Belle-Neige, Quebec—bestowed 25 awards upon the best of this year’s ski and snowboard films.



The hosts with the most: Mark Warner & Gillian Andrewshenko. Photo by Oisin McHugh

See below for the full list of snowboard winners and nominees, which were determined by the iF3 Jury—consisting of industry legend and Olympic-certified judge Guillaume Morissette, photographer Hugues GCDC Beauchamp and filmmaker Ralph Samson. Check out all the ski film winners here.


2021 iF3 MOVIE AWARDS WINNERS & NOMINEES

JURY’S PICK (ALL SKI & SNOWBOARD FILMS ELIGIBLE)

Blank Collective Films – Tales From Cascadia
Felt Soul Media – Learning To Drown (Winner)
Forre – Forrmula
Rusty Toothbrush – Two Vans, No Plans
The Bunch – Love You Too



Jess Kimura. Photo by Oisin McHugh

FILM OF THE YEAR

Felt Soul Media – Learning To Drown (Winner)
King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie
Nitro Snowboards – Vamanos
Rusty Toothbrush – Two Vans, No Plans



Jess Kimura. Photo by Oisin McHugh

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

BB Productions – Matanuska
Estera Creative – Resilience
Felt Soul Media – Learning To Drown (Winner)
Invade Media – Earn Your Turn

BEST EDITING

King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie
Nitro Snowboards – Vamanos
Rusty Toothbrush – Two Vans, No Plans (Winner)
Torment Mag – Living Room

STANDOUT FEMALE SNOWBOARDER OF THE YEAR

Anna Gasser in Red Bull Media House – The Spark Within (Winner)
Jess Kimura in Felt Soul Media – Learning To Drown
Maria Thomsen in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie
Paula Benito in Rusty Toothbrush – Two Vans, No Plans



Craig McMorris. Photo by Oisin McHugh

STANDOUT MALE SNOWBOARDER OF THE YEAR

Chris Rasman in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie
Craig McMorris in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie (Winner)
Nils Arvidsson in Nitro Snowboards – Vamanos
Sean Miskiman in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie

BREAKOUT SNOWBOARDER OF THE YEAR

David Tourigny in The Bruners – Anytime (Winner)
Dusan Kriz in Rusty Toothbrush – Two Vans, No Plans
Mikey Ciccarelli in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie
Nicholas Bridgeman in Rusty Toothbrush – Two Vans, No Plans

BEST SHORT MOVIE (UNDER 20 MINUTES)

Jackalope.TV – Le Rêve De L’est
Rude Boyz – Oh Man
Torment Mag – Living Room (Winner)
Voltfuse – Yarn



Mikey Ciccarelli. Photo by Oisin McHugh

BEST BACKCOUNTRY SEGMENT

Chris Rasman in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie
Dustin Craven in Rude Boyz – Oh Man
Mikey Ciccarelli in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie (Winner)
Sean Miskiman in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie

BEST URBAN SEGMENT

Cole Navin in Torment Mag – Living Room
David Tourigny in The Bruners – Anytime
Nils Arvidsson in Nitro Snowboards – Vamanos (Winner)
Tommy Van in King Snow Magazine – The King Snow Movie



Emily Higgins & Jess Kimura. Photo by Oisin McHugh

BEST STORYTELLING

Estera Creative – Resilience
Felt Soul Media – Learning To Drown (Winner)
Invade Media – Earn Your Turn
Kiddo Originals – Precious Leader Woman

AMATEUR FILM OF THE YEAR

Lionel Moerch – Social Report
MJ Production – Hosti
Mob – Back To The Roots
Tweakend – Interconnect (Winner)

AMATEUR SNOWBOARDER OF THE YEAR

Atsushi Asegawa In Tweakend – Interconnect (Winner)
Jesse Augustinus In Tweakend – Interconnect
Rasmus Ronka In Tweakend – Interconnect
Thomas Arsenault In Mj Production – Hosti
Tommy Béanger In Mj Production – Hosti


IF3 Movie Awards Whistler Photo: Oisin McHugh

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees, and the iF3 Festival would like to thanks its sponsors for their support of this year’s multi-faceted event, which consisted of in-person premieres and parties in Montreal and Whistler and four live online shows: Audio-Technica Canada, Steam Whistle Brewing, Scandinave Spa Whistler, Telefilm Canada, Belle-Neige, Ski Saint Bruno, Ski Acro Quebec, PRFO Sports, Massif du Sud, Rossignol, Forecast Ski Magazine, King Snow Magazine, Peak Performance, RMU, Faction, Ikon Pass, the Low Pressure Podcast and The Westin Resort & Spa.



Photo by Oisin McHugh

Click here to watch the re-broadcast of the 2021 iF3 Movie Awards, and for more information on the iF3 Festival, visit festivalif3.com.

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