Initiatives

Adventure Labs – A youth specific pilot program that brings films and speakers to the classroom for grades K-12. We have expanded this program to be available to students around the globe with a digital program and curriculum available for download from our website. 

Ambassador Program – A select group of 20 women, ranging from professional athletes to wildlife biologists. These women live the NMLFF mission, create content for the festival, and are eligible to receive funding from NMLFF to support expeditions of their planning.

Down & Dirty Events: NMLFF in the Field – A new integrative and field-based program that gives women the technical tools to explore the outdoors in a safe, informed, and empowered manner.

Film Fund –  A fund dedicated to female adventure filmmakers that are making waves in the industry. 

Ladies’ Night – Facilitated discussion on being a woman navigating the outdoor and adventure industry. These discussions are offered at every event. 

Mens' Night – Facilitated discussion on how to support and empower women in the outdoor and adventure industry. This discussion is offered only at the Flagship Festival, but facilitations tools are available upon request.

Locals’ Special Screenings & Presentations – Curated events that unite and showcase female athletes and female-focused organizations in the Roaring Fork Valley.

Pitchfest – An opportunity for filmmakers, storytellers and athletes to come together and pitch their lm ideas to a panel of judges. The winner(s) will be awarded the monies generated from the Film Fund – a scholarship open to the broader adventure community.