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2009 Teva Mountain Games Adventure Film School
Adventure Film School

Join Serac Adventure Film School for our 2nd year in Vail, Colorado for the Teva Mountain Games June 3rd - 10th. Students get the inside track with special "Adventure Film School only" access to the athletes and events.  The successful 2008 school produced festival winning films, aired on television and were a good step toward new careers. More details coming soon! Adventure Film School

CONGRATULATIONS to Joe Spring and Emeka Ngwube, students of the 2008 Teva Mountain Games Adventure Film School. Their films will screen at The Fernie Mountain Film Festival in British Columbia, February 27th-28th 2009.

Bent Gate Film FestivalMarch 11th, Bent Gate Mountaineering Film Festival Golden, Colorado. Come by this free event and check out what Adventure Film School is all about and see films from our most recent Backcountry and Avalanche Training Adventure Film School. Adventure Film School founder Michael Brown will be there in person.  We would also like to say thanks to our sponsors: Bent Gate for supplying our avalanche safety gear, Apple Computers for the editing computers, and to the Hotel Boulderado for lodging.

Interested in joining one of our exciting adventures?
Check out this short clip: Serac Adventure Film School
Serac Adventure Film School provides students with a comprehensive approach to filmmaking. On an expedition you will be taught by industry pro and founder of Adventure Film School, Michael Brown. One-on-one training with our instructors brings you a wealth of experience ranging from Mt. Everest to Deadliest Catch to Storm Chasers, they have done it all. You will learn everything from pre-production, filming and storytelling to post-production and surviving in the business.
Michael Brown's Blog now on
Michael's Blog (Filmmaking Tips and Tricks) now appearing on
Twice a month Backpacker will feature a blog by our own Michael Brown. Michael shares his lifetime of experiences in adventure filmmaking and gives useful tips and tricks of the trade that will benefit novice to professional filmmakers.

Other News: "How To Shoot Video in Any Condition"
If your into adventure filmmaking then don't miss out on these 5 essential tips that Michael Brown shares with Thayer Walker, journalist and Kilimanjaro Adventure Film School Alum, in the January 2009 issue of Backpacker Magazine.
3 Peaks 3 Weeks at the Fernie Mountain Film FestivalFestival News and Announcements:

3 Peaks 3 Weeks
at the Fernie Mountain Film Festival.

Since it's world premiere one year ago 3 Peaks 3 Weeks has screened at 17 festivals and has garnered five film festival awards, it's most recent being the "Most Inspiring Adventure Film" award from The Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival. Coming up, 3 Peaks 3 Weeks will be screened at the Fernie Mountain Film Festival in British Columbia, February 27-28th along with student films from the 2008 Teva Mountain Games Adventure Film School.

BLINDSIGHT Available on DVDBlindsight
Michael Brown was a cameraman and guide to a blind Tibetan teenager in this compelling and award winning film.Now available on DVD.
Skiing in the backcountry
February Giveaway!
At our Backcountry and Avalanche Training Adventure Film School, students had a great time in the snow and learned some valuable, life saving information from avalanche instructor Tim Brown. One very important thing to note was the avalanche safety gear. Here's the question: What are the 3 important pieces of avalanche safety gear that one should have on them in the backcountry or in avalanche territory? To participate, give us your best guess and you will be entered into this month's drawing for a $50.00 gift certificate to your favorite restaurant!
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Serac Adventure Films: Michael, Dave, Ryan, Tracy, Lam, Cyndi, Tyler, Krista, and Scott
Welcome New Interns! Carolyn, Jason, Kate, Ashley, and Davis