This is a short film that I was a part of for Adam Young's solo Art Show at Common House Gallery entitled: Songs of the Early Riser. Adam had a concept for a video installation. I took his concept and put it into a video. We originally had 4 different edits looping at the show in his installation, but this edit is a compilation of my favorite clips from the three day shoot. This has been the most fun project I have been a part of to date. Sitting around with your friends killing a couple of six packs of beer trying to think of different means to open your next drink is pretty fun. I encourage you to try it.
Adam's art is amazing. If you have an opportunity to pick up one of his pieces, I suggest you add an original to your collection. He is one of the best dudes ever...
More information/ reviews about the show can be found here:
...in memory of one of the greatest humans ever created, truly, JP Auclair. An unbelievable skier, one of the absolute all-time best - but skiing was just a sliver of his talents, and the gifts he gave our world. His brilliantly creative mind understood the essence of progression, but it was his incredibly humble, kind, and humorous nature that brought it to reality. Hard working, optimistic, and always caring - for the environment, for humanity, for friends and family. This world needs more people like you my friend.
"2012 CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD" - Dave Mossop, Mountain Film Festival, Telluride CO
"BEST POV" - JP Auclair, Powder Video Awards 2012
"AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD - BEST ADVENTURE FILM" - Port Townsend Film Festival, 2012
"MOVIE OF THE YEAR" - Powder Video Awards 2012
"BEST FILM" - X-Dance Film Festival, SLC 2012
"BEST PICTURE" - International Freeride Film Festival, France 2011
"BEST FEATURE-LENGTH MOUNTAIN FILM" - Banff Mountain Film Festival 2011
"BEST FILM OF THE YEAR" - Adventure Film Festival, Copenhagen 2011
"PEOPLES CHOICE" and "BEST SKI FILM" - Fernie Film Festival, BC 2011
"BEST SKI FILM" - Adventure Film Festival, Boulder 2011
"BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY" - ESPN Fan Favorites 2011
"BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY" - International Freeride Film Festival, France 2011
"BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY" - X-Dance Film Festival, SLC 2012
"BEST DOCUMENTARY" - IF3 Film Festival Montreal 2011
"MOST INNOVATIVE VISUAL FX" - IF3 Film Festival Montreal 2011
"AMBASSADOR OF GREEN" - X-Dance Film Festival, SLC 2012
"FULL THROTTLE AWARD" - Kye Petersen, Powder Video Awards 2012
"BEST NATURAL AIR" - Kye Petersen, Powder Video Awards 2012
"BEST EDITING" - Powder Video Awards 2012
- "The best movie in skiing." - Jamey Voss, ESPN es.pn/pPxkbQ
- "Like listening to a Zeppelin song." - John Stifter, Powder Magazine: http://bit.ly/nl0JiT
- "The Sherpas are firmly in the lead of a new wave of filmmakers that are changing the face of ski films for good." - Leslie Anthony, Skier Magazine: http://bit.ly/mVaYsy
- "Captivating. Fascinating. Life Changing." - Todd Heath, BombSnow Magazine.
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...An unparalleled cinematic experience: All.I.Can is a stunning exploratory essay that compares the challenges of big mountain skiing to the challenges of global climate change. Shot on 6 continents over 2 years, the world’s best skiers deliver inspirational performances while ground-breaking cinematography expands our vision of the natural world.
Journey through Morocco’s majestic desert peaks, Greenland’s icy fjords, Chile’s volcanic craters, Alaskan spine walls, and more. Join the revolution and experience one of the most spectacular, captivating, and thought-provoking films ever created in the action sports genre.
This segment directed by Dave Mossop & JP Auclair
Huge thanks to Arno, Joey, Cal's family, Peck, Bone, Bordo, and the Walker and Depster kid posse - thanks for all the help!!
Location: Trail, Rossland, and Nelson, BC.
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