The Meeting to convene in Aspen
September 23, 2011
ASPEN – The Meeting, the annual pre-season event held by Aspen Skiing Co., will show 11 top ski and snowboard movies to get skiers and riders tuned up for winter and to bring some of the top snowsports folks to town Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.
The seventh annual event features a packed schedule of movies, live music, parties and an awards ceremony.
The movies include:
• “The Grand Bizarre” by Poor Boyz Productions: The high energy production captivates viewers with insane multi-kinked urban rails, huge wall-rides and epic powder runs.
• “After Dark” by Level 1: Producer Josh Berman does an incredible job of blending the “go big or go home” style of the backcountry with the newer technical riding of the streets.
• “The Art of Flight” by Red Bull Media and Brain Farm Digital Cinema: The creators blend an aggressive snowboard film with the constant stresses involved in the snowboarding cinematography industry.
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• “That’s Fine” by Voleurz: A rowdy crew of riders based out of the Vancouver area knows how to have a fun time.
• “One for the Road” by Teton Gravity Research Productions: This adrenaline-pumping production from the 2011 ski season is filled with obnoxiously huge backcountry cliff drops.
• “One” by Givin: With an insane assortment of different riding styles, One shows every aspect of snowboarding imaginable.
• “TB20” by Standard Films: The Standard crew vividly displays the immense progression within the snowboarding industry over the past 20 seasons.
• “The Ordinary Skier” by 1242 and Oakley Productions: This documentary follows Seth Morrison and friends around the world as they document the journey of what it takes to be a professional skier.
• “Attack of La Nina” by Matchstick Productions: Blessed with continuous powder resulting from an extraordinarily heavy La Nina effect, the Matchstick crew captures many high stakes powder lines through the backcountry of British Columbia, Alaska, Washington and Colorado.
• “Retrospect” by Videograss: The movie presents an impressive display of big backcountry hucks with a twist of technical downtown rail riding.
• “Bottom Line” by Pirate Movie Productions: Pirate’s signature smooth cinematography is combined with a killer soundtrack.
For the full agenda and ticket information, go to http://www.aspensnowmass.com/themeeting.