In case you missed the big announcement last month, The International Freeski Film Festival (iF3) is coming to Whistler, BC, Canada for the first time ever on October 11th and 12th!

iF3 Whistler Blackcomb, which will be held in conjunction with Whistler Blackcomb and alongside the legendary Turkey Sale, will feature premieres of eight of the year’s best ski movies along with a trio of webisodes at Millennium Place in the heart of the Whistler Village, including Sherpas Cinema’s Into The Mind (which won Film of the Year at the iF3 Awards in Montreal), Level 1 Productions’ Partly Cloudy, Field Productions’ Supervention, Poor Boyz Productions’ Tracing Skylines, Sweetgrass Productions’ Vahalla, Stept Productions’ Mutiny, Legs of Steel’s The LOSt, Norseman Productions’ Let’s Go Get Small, Switchback Entertainment’s The Burn, Bon Appetit Freeski Blog’s Ski Opera and Moment Productions’ 4 Minutes at Momentum.

In addition the films, there will be multiple autograph signings with a host of freeskiing’s top athletes throughout the weekend, and three parties amidst Whistler’s wild nightlife scene, including the Orage Pre-Party at McCoo’s Too on Friday afternoon, the Absolut Vodka Retro Ski Party at Longhorn on Friday night and the Red Bull/K2 Sean Pettit Rocker Party at Garfinkels on Saturday night.

Schedule:

Friday:

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Orage Pre-Party at McCoos Too – Cocktails and Neglin Tournament (Free)

8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Presentation 1: Into The Mind – Sherpas Cinemas

10:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Absolut Vodka Retro Ski Party

Saturday:

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Presentation 2: 4 Minutes at Momentum – Moment Productions, Let’s Go Get Small – Norseman Productions, Valhalla – Sweetgrass Productions, Mutiny – Stept Productions

5:30 PM – 7:30
Presentation 3: The Burn – Switchback Entertainment, THE LOSt – Legs of Steel, Tracing Skylines – Poor Boyz Productions

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Presentation 4: Ski Opera – Bon Appétit Freeski Blog, Supervention – Field Productions (NOR) 75min, Partly Cloudy – Level 1 Productions

For information on how to purchase tickets, click here.  Be sure to check out the Facebook event pages for iF3 Whistler Blackcomb, the Absolut Vodka Retro Ski Party and the Red Bull/K2 Sean Pettit Rocker Party for more updates.

See you in Whistler!