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BAF Extreme MTB 2 3rd Nov 2013 You know you’re lucky when…

You’re in the middle of a technical meltdown/migraine* at a festival you’ve spent a year planning and:   a) Your mate Hayley Lever runs into town to buy a backup blu-ray player; b) her husband Andy gives...

Project-Wild-Thing-good-i-010 1st Nov 2013 Inspirational Youngsters

Now I've blogged about taking risks with kids before, and I've also blogged about getting kids into the outdoors. It's with great pleasure that tonight I am going to meet a whole host of young inspirational people from...

Valhalla1 11th Oct 2013 Valhalla - A Review

I've written this statement before, but I watch a lot of adventure films as part of my job. Usually between two and three hundred each year, possibly more. So it take something special to stand out from the crowd and...

BAF Banner 650 8th Oct 2013 Sponsorship & Advertising

I read the other day that we are typically subjected to 50,000 marketing messages each day. It could have been 5,000 or 500,000, I can't quite remember. The figure is pretty meaningless, but the message is clear. We live...

IMG 7745 12th Sep 2013 Risky Business

I was lucky enough to watch a film last night called Project Wild Thing. It's not been released yet, but it soon will be. I'd picked up a flier at the last Cycle To The Cinema as the National Trust have partnered up with...

BAF-logo 5th Apr 2013 Lack of women in adventure sports films

This is a longer version of a discussion article I wrote for the women's sport magazine Sportsister talking to Jen Randall (Light Shed Pictures) whose debut film ‘Push It’ focuses on the story of her and a friend...

BAF-logo 13th Mar 2013 A Grand Review And Some Amazing Photos

So it's over for another year. ShAFF that is. Life goes on and planning is well underway for Cliffhanger (Jul 5th and 6th) and the Buxton Adventure Festival (Nov 2nd and 3rd). Actually work is alreday underway for ShAFF...

BAF-logo 27th Feb 2013 As far from the sea as you can be...

The Peak District is just about as far from the sea as it's possible to be in the UK.  So it's perhaps not surprising that it's the first time our land-lubbing judges have awarded a surf film the Grand Prize.  But then...

Unicorn Sashimi 27th Feb 2013 Ski/board films fly at ShAFF

Being based in the Peak District the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival definitely has its roots in climbing, mountain biking and off-road running.  That said, we love all adventure sports and this year we've been blown...

Reflowlogo 18th Feb 2013 Why we love Reflow Studio

There's Just two weeks to go to until ShAFF starts.  today we're publishing our FESTIVAL programme - designed by Reflow Studio.  download A COPY or pick up A GOOD-OLD FASHIONED PAPER COPY* when you arrive at the...