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Media Accreditation for Mountainfilm 2022 Now Open
Deadline to Apply is May 2, 2022

Telluride, Colorado (April 19, 2022) – The 2022 Mountainfilm festival is now accepting applications for media accreditation from recognized media outlets for its 44th edition. Mountainfilm is proud to be offering a curated selection of more than 120 films including 80+ World, North American, U.S. and Colorado premieres.

Media accreditation includes an all-venue access pass, including 120+ films, Minds Moving Mountains Speaker Series, DocTalks and special events. Media passes also include Mountainfilm’s After the Fest online access.


Held every Memorial Day weekend since 1979, Mountainfilm is a documentary film festival that showcases nonfiction stories about environmental, cultural, adventure, political and social justice issues. Along with exceptional documentaries, the festival goes beyond films and brings together activists, change makers, visionary artists and world-class athletes for a multi-dimensional celebration of indomitable spirit. 

This year’s guest director is filmmaker and activist Jeff Orlowski-Yang, known for his films Chasing Ice, Chasing Coral (screening at Mountainfilm as part of a retrospective) and The Social Dilemma. Additional featured special guests include author Cheryl Strayed, director Tom Shadyac, Native activist Len Necefer, surf legend Gerry Lopez, career documentary director Stacy Peralta, internationally acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi, and world-class athletes from The North Face team, including Conrad Anker, Renan Ozturk and Jess Kimura, along with over 200 filmmakers, speakers and special guests. 

This year, Mountainfilm will present 8 film awards and $19500 in cash awards. All feature films will be eligible for the Audience Choice award, a $5000 cash prize.

More information on the festival can be found at Mountainfilm. Mountainfilm’s full film and program lineup will be announced on May 2, 2022.


April 19: Media accreditation open
May 11: Deadline for online Media Accreditation. Complete the form for consideration
May 13: Media Accreditation Status Confirmation
May 16: Reservations Open 
May 26-30: Mountainfilm in Telluride
May 31-June 7:  After the Fest Online


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About Mountainfilm
Established in 1979, Mountainfilm is dedicated to using film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. Working at the nexus of filmmaking and action, its flagship program is the legendary Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado, a one-of-a-kind combination of films, conversations and inspiration. Mountainfilm also reaches audiences year-round through its worldwide tour and Mountainfilm for Students, an educational outreach initiative for youth. Mountainfilm has the power to change lives. To learn more, visit To join the conversation, please read Mountainfilm’s news and follow Mountainfilm on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.