Adventure Filmmakers at Mountainfilm in Telluride

Josh Fox's documentary about drilling for natural gas, Gasland, took the Special Jury Prize at Sundance last January. (Jeff Lipsky)
documentary filmmaker Josh Fox Gasland

Josh Fox's documentary about drilling for natural gas, Gasland, took the Special Jury Prize at Sundance last January.

Gasland hits the big screen in September 2010.

Josh Fox Gasland
(Jeff Lipsky)


Nick Rosen (left) and Peter Mortimer's six-part documentary series First Ascent: The Series did the seemingly impossible: make climbing movies mainstream.

Nick Rosen Peter Mortimer First Ascent
(Jeff Lipsky)


"What makes it great is the intensity," says Nick Rosen (left) of his and Peter Mortimer's six-part documentary series First Ascent: The Series

Nick Rosen Peter Mortimer First Ascent
(Jeff Lipsky)


Trip Jennings' short documentary, Flathead Wild, shows the ecological threat of a large-scale mining project on British Columbia's Flathead River.

Trip Jennings Flathead Wild
(Jeff Lipsky)


Jennifer Redfearn's documentary, Sun Come Up, examines how the Carteret Islanders are dealing with rising sea levels.

Jennifer Redfearn Sun Comes Up
(Jeff Lipsky)


Childhood friends Jonno Durrant (left) and Stefan Hunt decided to film Somewhere Near Tapachula a week after Hunt started volunteering at Mission Mexico, an orphanage and surfing school in Tapachula, Mexico.

Jonno Durrant Stefan Hunt Somewhere Near Tapachula
(Jeff Lipsky)


One hundred percent of the profits from Stefan Hunt (left) and Jonno Durrant's film Somewhere Near Tapachula go to Mission Mexico's education fund.

Jonno Durrant Stefan Hunt Somewhere Near Tapachula
(Jeff Lipsky)

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