Boulder-based filmmaker Nick Waggoner's Sweetgrass Productions film Solitaire -- documenting two years exploring South American backcountry terrain on a human-powered trek around Argentina, Peru, and Chilean Patagonia -- was the year's most surprising ski film, winning the Best Cinematography award ... More >>
Self-portrait by Cory Richards, via adventure.nationalgeographic.comNational Geographic announced the finalists for its 2012 Adventurers of the Year awards on Friday, and they include two Boulder locals: Cory Richards, the first American to complete a winter ascent of an 8,000 meter peak, and ... More >>
Colorado companies cleaned up at this weekend's fifth annual IF3 International Freeski Film Festival in Montreal, with Boulder-based Sweetgrass Productions taking Best Cinematography for Solitaire, Denver-based Level 1 Productions winning Best Editing for After Dark, and Boulder-based Stept P ... More >>
Director Nick Waggoner and his Boulder-based Sweetgrass Productions crew spent two years filming in the backcountry in Argentina, Peru, and Chilean Patagonia to make Solitaire, a film unlike any of the other ski and snowboard porn premiering this month.
We caught up with Waggoner and produc ... More >>
Roll out the white carpet: Tomorrow night's world premiere of After Dark from Denver-based Level 1 Productions kicks off a busy Fall film schedule that serves as a reminder of just how awesome it is to live in Colorado, where -- for a few months, anyway -- we get the full Hollywood treatment ... More >>
Here at the Extreme Sports Desk, we're big fans of work by Sweetgrass Productions, a cabal of Colorado College grads turned gonzo ski-and-snowboard documentary filmmakers.
And now their most ambitious effort to date, a two-year epic journey to "landscapes never before visited on film" across ... More >>
Solitaire, the new backcountry skiing and snowboarding film from Colorado-based Sweetgrass Productions and director Nick Waggoner, isn't scheduled for its Denver premiere until September 16 when the Fall flick frenzy gets into full swing. That hasn't stopped the company from dribbling out swe ... More >>
There are, no doubt, saner ways to film the Cordillera Blanca of Peru than paragliding a few feet above jagged glaciers, vertiginous cliffs and freezing lakes, camera and breathing and life itself neatly suspended -- but that wouldn't be the path chosen by Sweetgrass Productions, a backcountr ... More >>