The primary mission of the Wasatch Mountain Film Festival is to both question and celebrate the human experience and reconnect us with nature.

About WMFF

Started in 2014, The Wasatch Mountain Film Festival is a week-long outdoor adventure and environmentally documentary film festival based in Salt Lake City, Utah. WMFF is Utah's premiere outdoor film festival and attracts the world's best outdoor documentary filmmakers and attendees from near and far.

Why The Wasatch

The Wasatch Mountain Film Festival was conceived from the idea that the Wasatch Mountains are home to one of the most incredible mountain communities in the world. Each year millions of visitors travel from around the globe to experience this special place with unparalleled ease of access to the mountains. While our community already hosts to other world-renowned film festivals, none are focused on showcasing the spectacular outdoor environment so many of us call home. We hope that you join us next year as we showcase some of the best mountain films from around the globe.

People's Choice Award
Shane McConkey Award
Feature Film Award
Cinematography Award
Environmental Awareness Award
George Mallory Award

- All materials (including but not limited to photo stills, text copy, and the submitted film) will be retained by Wasatch Mountain Arts and will be used for various promotional purposes, including but not limited to local, national and international press and electronic media.
- If your film is selected, you agree to not publicly distribute your film on YouTube, vimeo or any other public streaming platform until after the festival has concluded.
- Wasatch Mountain Arts reserves the right to screen any and all entries at the festival and future events, programing, marketing and to include the work in retrospective programs at future festivals.
- Wasatch Mountain Arts may also use any and all submitted films for festivals, tour montages and independent screenings both online and offline.
- Wasatch Mountain Arts will retain a copy of the film for the permanent library, along with all promotional materials.
- The individual or corporation submitting this film agrees to not withdraw the film after selection announcements are made.
- The individual or corporation submitting this film agrees that if the submitter attempts to withdraw it will be classified as a breach of contract by the filmmaker or submitter.
- The individual submitter or cooperation agrees that they are financially liable for the cost associated with reprinting materials, ticket refunds or any other lost revenue opportunities that could result from this breach.
- The individual or corporation or individual submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold Wasatch Mountain Arts harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered. By submitting the above-named film for entry in the Wasatch Mountain Film Festival you and all owners, employees and agents (including but not limited to, producers, directors and cinematographers) and entities (including, but not limited to, businesses, organizations and governments) having an interest in said film agree to be bound by the terms stated on this entry form.

Overall Rating
  • As a local to Salt Lake, the Wasatch Mountain Film tour is THE festival that celebrates all things local and outdoors. Supported by dozens of local companies and creatives, they are carving their space in the outdoor festival world.

    May 2023
  • Caroline Côté

    Thanks guys! It was so nice. See you next time.

    August 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Caroline! We loved having you join us again and keep on producing incredible films!

  • Dan Wilde

    This was such an amazing film festival to be a part of. The staff were quick in and clear in their communications and they brought a lot of energy which was amazing. It was a true honor to be a grouped with so many amazing films this year and I will look forward to this festival each year.

    June 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Dan! So glad you had such a great experience.

  • Sadly we couldn't make the festival in person, but we were delighted to have our film 87 Days chosen. Despite not attending, the team were great, really friendly and communications easy. Thanks Wasatch!

    April 2022
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Danielle! We're so thrilled to have included 87 Days in this years festival. We hope to see you at the festival in the future.

  • It was an honor to have our film, A River Out of Time, play at the festival. Thanks for putting on a great event.

    April 2022
    Response from festival:

    We were thrilled to feature your film in the Wasatch Mountain Film Festival and so happy to hear you had a great experience.