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About Danish Adventure Film Festival

Danish Adventure Film Festival (a part of Nordic Adventure Film Festival) was held for the first time back in 1996 by a group of dedicated climbers and adventure filmmakers. The festival is the oldest and most dedicated adventure film festival in Scandinavia.

The festival has from the start been having two missions: On one side to present the most inspiring adventure and outdoors films for the local audience in dedicated cinemas. And just as important, at the same time to help the local filmmakers develop the production of adventurefilms both by lecturing and in support of both emerging and present film projects.

In the process the festival also has a goal to inspire people in general and educating people to use the film media when going outdoors – and spreading the awareness of them.

The heart of the festival as such is the yearly award show, where we honor the craftsmanship of adventure filmmaking by rewarding the best films of the year.

The festival has expanded to the Nordic region putting adventure films on the map places where such not have been before in most cases. In 2015 the festival went to Greenland for the first time, which created a lot of new contacts with local people and filmmakers. Connecting our Nordic history in adventure film and in real outdoor life.

Open call for 2017!

The films for 2016 have been selected and the call for 2017 is now open. When submitting a film to Danish Adventure film Festival, please send the following to info@adventurefilmfestival.dk:

  1. A short synopsis of the film
  2. An online screener of the film, for our program manager
  3. Your contact information

When we have received your submission, we will send the entry form, where you can read about term and conditions for submitting to the festival. The program will be ready in the beginning of autumn 2017 and we will let you know if your film has been selected for the program.

If you wish to apply for screening on the festival please send a mail to info@adventurefilmfest.dk.

We look forward to see a lot of new productions this year and to open the doors for the festival in both new and old locations.

Best regards,
Bugge Holm Hansen
Festival Director
Nordic Adventure Film Festival

Download 2015 program! (pdf, 2,5 mb)