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29th Mar 2011 ShAFF Report Available

If you would like a copy of the 2011 ShAFF report please get in touch. In a nutshell ShAFF was a massive success this year with most of the numbers almost double what they were in 2010 – tickets sold up from 1157 to...

29th Mar 2011 Feedback Prizes Announced

At ShAFF we ran a prize draw if you filled in a feedback form and we have just drawn the prizes as follows: Laurie Kearsey wins a Vango Vitesse Tent Mark Havenhand wins an Assynt Panoramic Print from the John Muir Trust...

28th Mar 2011 Music Round Up

Here's a review of the live music line-up at ShAFF by Simon Jacques: For the second year running, we had organised live music throughout the weekend and I had volunteered, yet again to organise this. By luck or design,...

28th Mar 2011 ShAFF Entrant Gets UKC Treatment

Alex Messenger, editor of SUmmit Magazine and professional photographer was a finalist in the Arcteryx Adventure Shot at ShAFF this year. His audiovisual presentation wowed the audience on the night, and has now been...

28th Mar 2011 Best Of ShAFF Hits Ireland

From The Irish Times: "A form of armchair adrenaline, this event comprises a 90-minute medley of the best of adventure films from ShAFF (the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival) which promises to leave viewers on a virtual...

Jagged Globe 21st Mar 2011 Jagged Globe ShAFF Shorts Entries & Winners

Below are the entries and winners of the first evern Jagged Globe ShAFF Shorts Competition. The winning three vides are shown first. 1st Place Tryfan Downhill Dash by Ben Pritchard 2nd Place DIY Cable Cam by Maia Media ...

15th Mar 2011 ShAFF Mention in Outdoors Magic LlAMFF Piece

As you'd expect, there's a choice of film on show including this year's Best of Banff – see the video above for a taster – but it includes The Swiss Machine, the film about Swiss climber Uli Steck that carried off the...

15th Mar 2011 ShAFF Mention in LlAMFF Write Up

The International Film Competition includes UK Premiere showings of several films such as The Path of the Condor set in Patagonia, the coming-of-age movie 2 Frogs in the West, and the ‘video poem’ Centipede Sun....

14th Mar 2011 Review: Andy Kirkpatrick at ShAFF 2011

Nichola Underdown reviews Andy Kirkpatrick's new lecture at ShAFF 2011: Andy Kirkpatrick is a man with a reputation. Metro newspaper said that his first book, Psychovertical, “made Ray Mears look like Paris Hilton”,...

14th Mar 2011 Another ShAFF Review

Sim Davies shares his favourite films of ShAFF 2011: Top films of ShaFF 2011 This weekend was the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival. Like Kendal it was packed with a variety of great films, some which I had seen at...