13 things about the 13th POWDER Awards

Details of the best night in ski movies, presented by Icelandic Glacial

Let's party.

1.The 13th annual POWDER Awards presented by Icelandic Glacial are tonight, January 17th at 7 p.m. mountain standard time.

2.They’re in Park City, Utah, at Park City Live, for the first time.

3.They’re streaming on the web at powderawards.com, so you can watch them from home. Pants optional.

4. The films up for movie of the year are:
The Dream Factory – Teton Gravity Research
The Eighty Six – Stept Productions
Few Words – Process Films
Sunny – Level 1 Productions
Last year Sherpas Cinema won for All.I.Can. It looked like this

5. You can follow along on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #powderawards, and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/powdermag

6. It’s the first night of Sundance in Park City, and movie people are already in town. New York is here. LA is here. They are wearing impractical footwear.

7. Someone rad, someone who hails from north of Park City, is going to win Breakthrough Performer. It’s a big deal. Ask the guys who have won in the past here.

8. We’re probably going to be drinking Red Bull & vodka (thanks, Cru), but your call on how you want to party.

9. The field for Best Female Performance is stacked this year
Michelle Parker – Superheroes of Stoke – MSP Films
Angel Collinson – The Dream Factory – Teton Gravity Research
Elyse Saugstad – Kill Your Boredom – Voleurz
Ingrid Backstrom – Superheroes of Stoke – MSP Films

10. Uncle E is hosting.

11. Despite last year’s low snow season across a lot of the country (whatever, PNW) the shooting and editing was some of the best we’ve ever seen. Here’s who’s up for best cinematography
The Eighty Six – Stept Productions
Few Words – Process Films
Sunny – Level 1 Productions
The Dream Factory – Teton Gravity Research

12. Things moved around in the Reader Poll

13. If you’re coming, break out your bowtie and your suspenders. We’re dressing fancy.