Film festivals Awards & Palmares

Here is a complete list of awards and prizes won at international outdoor film festivals. Most of the films can be viewed online on my website. If you are a film festival, you can request access to the films via my Film Freeway page.

Banff Film festival

2024 – Keep it Burning (Eternal Flame)

A 35-minute expedition film featuring Edu Marin and his family, on the ascent of the Nameless Tower in Pakistan, 13 years after Alex and Thomas Huber’s ascent. [Watch the film]

2023 – Chronoception

Chronoception is a 55-minute documentary film about a ski and snowboard expedition into the heart of the Kyrgyzstan mountains, where time and space seem to have stopped. [Watch the film]

2022 – Swissway to Heaven

Swissway to Heaven is a 55-min documentary film about multi-pitch climbing in Switzerland that showcases the breathtaking mountain ranges and natural beauty of a truly extraordinary country. [Watch the film]

2021 – The Pathan Project

An unexplored range in a remote valley of Pakistan, an unclimbed big wall, and a solid team of Belgian, French, and Argentinian climbers ready to combine exploration, music, and humor. [Watch the film]

2019 – Magikistan

Christina Kolb (paragliding acrobatic world champion), and Alain Lehoux, went on a bivy-flying trip to the most remote corners of Tajikistan. [Watch the film]

2018 – Flying Lights

As night falls, paragliding pilot Jean-Baptiste Chandelier takes us on an extraordinary, highly-technical, truly unique ride, using an incredible light show to illuminate the great outdoors. [Watch the film]

2016 – Maewan Greenland

This movie covers the first chapter of the Project Maewan expedition between Iceland and Greenland, where Erwan Le Lann’s “fleet” of two sailboats departed from Isafjordur. [Watch the film]

2012 – Petzl RocTrip China

From October 26 to 30, 2011, more than 600 climbers gathered with our team for the Petzl RocTrip in China. [Watch the film]

2010 – Scottish Ice Trip

An introduction to the very modern ethics of Scottish mixed climbing. It’s in those condition that Ueli Steck flashed “the secret” (X, 10), the hardest climb in Ben Nevis. [Watch the film]

2008 – Azazel

Azazel is the story of four friends who go to Pakistan to put up a new route on the Trango Pulpit, a 6000m peak. [Watch the film]

2008 – OutdoorGames

Shot and edited in just one week during the Nissan Outdoor Games in Chamonix (February 2008). This 5-minute short film features five different sports: mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding, and base jumping. [Watch the film]

2012 – Gouffre Berger

  • Jury’s Award (Horsky Film Poprad – 2012 – Slovaquie)


2007 – Bullet 007

  • Best filmmaking (Coupe Icare – 2007 – St Hilaire)


2007 – Cerro Torre

  • Audience Award (Festival du tres court – Image Montagne – 2008 – Pau
  • Jury’s award (Festival Tres court – Image Montagne – 2008 – Pau)


2005 – Lotus Flower

  • Jury Award (Festival Très court – Image Montagne – 2005 – Pau)
  • Special Mention – Rock Climbing (Inka Fest – 2005 – Chili)


2005 – Ozone Choose your Passion

  • 1er Short Film Award (Wanaka Film Festival – 2005 – New Zealand
  • 1er Prix cat. Sport  (Horsky Film Poprad – 2005 – Slovaquie)


2005 – Bonfire of Vanities

  • Jury’s Award (Cham Internet Film Festival – 2004 – Chamonix)


2004 – Vol libre à la voltige

  • 2eme prix – Parachutisme & Vol libre (Festival de Payerne – 2004 – Suisse)
  • Caracola de Bronce (Festival International de Cantabria – 2005 – Espagne)


2003 – Flying Babouches

  • Prix de l’humour (Coupe Icare – 2003 – St Hilaire)
  • 1er prix – Parachutisme & Vol libre (Festival de Payerne – 2004 – Suisse)
  • Étoile d’or Meilleur scénario (Festival Auron – 2006 – France)