Rio Mountain Festival


Years running: 21 (since 2001)

Rio Mountain Festival

International Mountain Films Festival.


The Rio Mountain Festival goal is to show the best films on mountain, expeditions, and adventure. It also aims at spreading the word about the productions of this type of films.


The Rio Mountain Festival accepts entries in the following categories:

  • International Festival (competitive);
  • Natura Doc (non competitive): Environmental, Natural History or Conservation films.


  • “Cidade do Rio” Award – Best Film, 
  • “Terra Brasilis” Award – Best Brazilian Film,
  • Best Film on Mountain Hiking and Rock Climbing, 
  • Best Photography,
  • Best Short Film – 15 minutes or less,
  • People’s Choice Award.

The winning films will be awarded the “Corcovado” trophy.


  • Films that are available online are not accepted;
  • Mountain sports, adventure or expedition themed films; films that add knowledge or promote the preservation of the environment; mountain culture or outdoor life style.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Fill out entry form,
  • Download file via Festhome.

Selection Media Type: online

Audio language: original

Subtitles language: English or Portuguese

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement



Rio de Janeiro

Official Website



Rio Mountain Festival
9d Produções
Rua Barão do Bom Retiro, 2655 / 606
Rio de Janeiro – RJ 20540-341

Phone: 55 21 30454843

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  • Earlybird Deadline
    July 31, 2017
  • Event Dates
    15 — 21 October 2017
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