Mountains, Sports and Adventure Films – Honorable Mention
Best Mountains, Sports and Adventure Film
A true, sad, and honest story from behind the scenes of Everest climbing. The film showcases and honours the true contribution of the Sherpas and their work, which is crucial for the commercial expeditions on Everest.
Climbing Films – Honorable Mention
Best Climbing Film
Authentic insight through compelling storytelling and excellent presentation of mixed climbing in the cradle of extreme winter climbing in Scotland, all of it beautifully shot in extremely difficult conditions.
The partner of the award for the best climbing film is Lumar d.o.o.
Mountaineering Films – Honorable Mention
Best Mountaineering Film
A deeply touching story of an extraordinary Nepalese woman who, against all the traditional conventions and beliefs, succeeds in becoming the first female Sherpa at the top of Everest, risking her very life in doing so. She became an inspiration for the whole Nepalese country.
Grand Prix of the City of Domžale
Four kayakers rowing from the source of the River Sava to the Slovenia-Croatia border discover natural beauties and expose urgent environmental problems along their river journey. The story is narrated from the point of view of the river itself and is crafted with excellent photography, while the film conveys a very strong message.
TV Slovenia Award
Reinhard Karl: The Art of Climbing a Mountain is an intimate portrait of the transformation of a climber into an alpinist/photographer or perhaps even a photographer/alpinist who starts to perceive his climbs, mountains, struggles, risks, and happiness through the eyes of a philosopher and with the soul of a seeker of the meaning of life, providing a poetic answer to the age-old question about climbing: Is it more than art?
Best Short Film
An ironic, thoughtful, funny, and very human portrayal of various situations one can encounter while climbing mountains, full of love and attention to detail.
Mountain Nature and Culture Films – Honorable Mention
Best Mountain Nature and Culture Film
Incredible effort to fulfil one’s artistic inspiration in the most extreme conditions. This beautiful film is an ode to the love of wildlife and the art of photography.