About iF3 Europe, Annecy, France
The only European festival dedicated to Freeski culture!
iF3 was born in Montreal in 2007. In 2010 iF3 crossed the ocean and made its European debut in mountainside city of Annecy, France. The three “F”’s are for Freeski Film Festival, a somewhat Cannes Film Festival like event that is set in the mountains for freeski film makers and ski buffs. A few of the don’t miss event highlights are at iF3 Europe.
iF3 Europe, Annecy, France:
Ski Film Screenings
iF3 is a film festival about freeskiing, modern skiing and all the culture that goes along with it. We invite you to join us for 30+ movies at the Décavision Cinema in Annecy.
Movie Screenings @ Décavision. Photographer: Stef Cande
Movie Awards Ceremony
iF3 is not only proud to present the brand new films each year, but also to acknowledge and reward the work of all of the industry players from cameramen to designers, to the skiers themselves and to everyone involved in making the movies.
iF3 2011 Europe Awards. Photographer:Hadrien Durand
Pro skiers from around the globe attend iF3 so fans have the chance to meet the talented cast of the ski movies. iF3 attendees can mingle with the athletes and have posters signed, and even get pictures taken with them.
Henrik Harlaut in Annecy. Photographer: Hadrien Durand
The iF3 Europe event has been passed the torch of early season events from the former Mondial du Ski festival. In addition to bringing film producers and skiers together, the festival unites brands in the industry that use this opportunity to present new product collections before the snow hits. You can discover the product collections of more than 40 brands in a the 1000m2 tent that houses brand showcases and is open to the public throughout the 3 day festival – Admission is free.
Autograph Sessions in the iF3 village. Photographer: Stef Cande
Parties and Concerts
Legendary musicians have graced the stages since iF3’s inception. There’s something for everyone’s musical taste. Artists such as Xzibit, Beat Torrent and Cali P have rocked the iF3 parties and we add new talent each year.
One of the numerous iF3 Europe parties, with Xzibit concert @ Pop Plage