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Chamonix, at the heart of the French Alps, is the ultimate playground. With peaks of over 4000 metres rising spectacularly from the valley floor, the town is nestled beneath granite spires, hanging glaciers, and is home to an unrivalled history of adventure.
Chamonix Adventure Festival brings together adventurers, explorers, athletes and enthusiasts from near and far, to share tales and showcase their talents through film, photography, art and exciting displays. Much more than another spectator event, the festival features a series of film and photography courses taught by our team of experts, offering the chance to get involved and gain valuable skills and experience in the world of adventure image making. The Festival art exhibition will represent a handful of local emerging artists who will share their paintings, photos and more. The artists will be at exhibit sites throughout the festival to share their inspirations and realisations.
An action packed film programme not to be missed!
Chamonix Adventure Festival film programme showcases the latest in adventure and environmental films from across the world. 4 nights of inspiring tales will be screened at the Cinema Vox from 24th - 26th August, and at the Lac des Chavants aux Houches 22nd August. Filmmakers, explorers and athletes will be on hand to share their exploits and inspirations. Films entered in our festival competition will be judged by an international jury, and the Chamonix Adventure Festival awards will be presented during the last night of screenings.
Don't just sit there, get involved!
What better place to learn how to shoot landscape and action than in the heart of the mountains. Chamonix, the mecca of trail running, mountain biking, rock climbing & mountaineering, paragliding, skiing and more, offers a highly diverse set of subjects to work with and learn from.
One-Day Outdoor Photography Workshop - 20th August, 2012
Do you like taking pictures when you are out having adventures, but are often disappointed with the results?
Three-Day Adventure Photo School - 21st - 23rd August, 2012
If you are already interested in photography and would like to improve your skills, the three-day workshop is for you. This course is a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions looking at a vast range of topics from what equipment to use, to developing your creative eye, post production and workflow systems.
Photo School in action
Bruce Goodlad, Jun 2012
© Chamonix Adventure Festival and Shaun Hutson
We are also very excited to announce the introduction of our Adventure Film School, a three-day course in adventure filming techniques run by local filmmaker Sébastien Montaz-Rosset, and award winning mountain filmmaker Paul Diffley.
Three-Day Adventure Film School - 21st - 23rd August, 2012
A fantastic opportunity to gain valuable skills and insights on our course run by two award winning adventure filmmakers. Our three-day film school is packed with tips and tricks and practical information on & off camera. Whether you're just starting to film your friends out skiing or biking, or already have a collection of films under
Chamonix Adventure Festival
UKC News, Jun 2012
© Seb Montaz
Don't miss the opportunity to take part in Chamonix Adventure Festival 2012 - places are limited, so sign up to guarantee your place today!
Go to www.chamonixadventurefestival.com to sign up for courses and more information.
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