Calling all filmmakers and photographers: $40,000 is on the line! Submissions are now open for the first-ever Outside Awards. This new competition celebrates emerging voices in the snowsports world and seeks out the next generation of filmmakers and photographers. With a prestigious lineup of judges including Academy Award-winning film director Jimmy Chin, photographer Chase Jarvis, professional skier and filmmaker Lynsey Dyer, Jonny Moseley, Sasha DiGiulian, and longtime Warren Miller producer Josh Haskins, three photography finalists will be featured in Outside Magazine, and three film finalists will go on to be showcased on the Warren Miller film tour. The entry fee is $30, and photographers and filmmakers can submit entries in three categories: Thrill (chasing action), Purpose (highlighting activism), and Awe (capturing wonder). Entries will be accepted until July 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. MST.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Film: One (1) winner for each Category will receive a $5,000.00 USD cash prize. In addition, all film winners will have the opportunity for one (1) $10,000 USD People’s Choice cash prize. In addition, each winning Submission (Film and Photo) may be featured and exhibited as part of the upcoming Warren Miller and Get Outside Tour, scheduled for October 2023 to January 2024. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The Submission must be the entrant’s original, previously unpublished work and not feature or focus on any material owned or controlled by third parties (including, without limitation, third party copyrighted material, or AI-generated imagery or materials). The entrant must secure and provide, upon request, all appropriate clearances, permissions and releases for the Submission (including but not limited to those relating to talent, likeness, music rights, and location). In the event that the entrant cannot provide all requested releases, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify the applicable Submission or seek to secure the release and clearances for Sponsor’s benefit, or allow the applicable Submission to remain in the Contest. The Submission must not contain images that are obscene, libelous or otherwise objectionable. The Submission must not include any corporate logos. Any Submission that, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, violates the requirements of the Contest will be disqualified. No substitutions or new versions of the Submission will be accepted under any circumstances once the original Submission is formally submitted for consideration. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor by electronic mail or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. Submissions will not be returned or acknowledged. Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry. Furthermore, Sponsor shall have no liability for any Submission that is lost, intercepted or not received by the Sponsor.
Once a Submission is entered in the Contest it may be made available for viewing by the general public and any such entry will be deemed made at the direction of the entrant within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Communications Decency Act.
By entering this Contest and in consideration for the same, the winner grants Sponsor, its successors, assigns and licensees, a worldwide, irrevocable, exclusive, fully paid license to reproduce, publicly perform, broadcast, stream, distribute (including theatrical), publish, promote, exploit and otherwise use the Submission and all content submitted in connection therewith in perpetuity, in any and all media, without further notice to, consent by, or payment to entrant. Each entrant irrevocably waives any and all moral rights they may have in the Submission. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or alter the Submission as deemed necessary by Sponsor. Sponsor shall retain the rights granted in each Submission even if the Submission is disqualified or fails to meet the submission requirements.
The winner agrees to sign documents deemed necessary by Sponsor to confirm and document the license. The license granted pursuant to this paragraph does not divest the winner of ownership of the Submission.
By participating in the Contest, each entrant irrevocably grants Sponsor and its respective successors, assigns and licensees, the right to use such entrant’s name, likeness, picture and/or hometown and state information, and Submission, and any individual(s) participating therein, in any and all media, worldwide, for advertising and promotional purposes, as well as in or in connection with the Contest or other promotions, and hereby release Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto. Entrants agree to sign documents deemed necessary by Sponsor to confirm permission and authorization if applicable. Entrants agree to be contacted by Sponsor, including via email, in the future (and shall have the opportunity to “opt out” of such emails).
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