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European Awards

Feb 12. 2019

We can now add four more awards to the list, after success at recent festivals in the UK, Spain and Denmark!

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This Mountain Life Honoured with an Award at Banff Mountain Film Festival

Nov 08. 2018

Having a film at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival is an honour unto itself, so we could hardly believe it when our name was called at the awards ceremony...

Martina Halik Snowpack Check

Avalanche Safety Over the Years (aka How to Avoid Becoming a Statistic)

Sep 24. 2018

No question about it, the backcountry has never been busier. Ask anyone who recreated in the backcountry 20 years ago, they’ll tell you. In that old-timey grandad yearning for the good ol’ times way: “Back in my day I used to have this mountain all to myself, not another ski track for miles!” they will reminisce. Now some backcountry touring areas like Rogers Pass are practically mogul runs. People want their adventure, and with a plethora of modes to access avalanche terrain this should mean more avalanche accidents than ever...(more)

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Fall Festivals Announced!

Sep 10. 2018

We are so excited to announce our USA Premiere, a big mountain fest, and our Western Canadian Premiere! ...(more)

Martina Halik Avalanche

How I Survived Two Avalanches… And Avoided A Third

Sep 05. 2018

It’s amazing how many thoughts can go through your head in the seconds you suddenly find yourself helplessly caught in a rapid mass of moving snow, hurtling headfirst toward a stand of trees. For me it went something like “Oh-S**it-OhF**k-ThisIsActuallyHappening-PullYourAirbag-ProtectYourAirway-Nononono!!!”...(more)

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Hometown Premiere For This Mountain Life

Sep 03. 2018

 After an amazing World Premiere at Hot Docs in the Spring, we are so excited to finally present the film in our hometown at the 36thVancouver International Film Festival! ....(more)

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Warm Welcome at the Hot Docs Film Festival

May 05. 2018

Many thanks to the staff and volunteers of the Hot Docs Film Festival! This Mountain Life premiered this past Monday in the gorgeous 500 seat TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre and enjoyed three screenings to wonderful audiences here in Toronto.

This Mountain Life at Hot Docs 2018

Apr 09. 2018

Screening times for This Mountain Life have been announced!

  • Mon, Apr 30, 6:15pm
  • Wed, May 2, 3:30pm
  • Fri, May 4, 11:45pm

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World Premiere Announced!

Mar 20. 2018

We are excited to announce that the world premiere of This Mountain Life will be at the Hot Docs Film Fest in Toronto on April 30th! We can't wait to share this film with audiences on the big screen!

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Original Music for This Mountain Life

Aug 14. 2017

A little behind the scenes shot of Grant and Stephen in the middle of their marathon writing and recording session. 15 tracks in 4 days so far!

Queen Of Peace 360 Audio Recording Session

Sisters at Queen of Peace

Apr 07. 2017

We are so grateful for the way our subjects have opened their lives to be filmed for This Mountain Life. The Dominican Nuns who reside at the Queen of Peace Monastery are no exception.

Ski Tour

Coast Mountain Epic

Jan 10. 2017

Tania and Martina Halik are attempting the trip of a lifetime. We're honoured to be documenting this mother/daughter duo as they traverse the most mountainous province in Canada.