NEPSA Video Awards at The Meeting: Gallery
The Meeting, Aspen/Snowmass’s annual event that serves as a stoke-fest for the approaching winter season, kicked off Thursday evening with the NEPSA Video Awards in Wagner Park. Throngs of eager snow enthusiasts turned up for the screening of 11 shred edits that were loosely based around this year’s themes of Jerry, Auto Correct and Earn Your Turns. First place and the recipient of $2000 went to Tae Westcott, Nate Berkel and Tom Cuccio for their hilarious “Tag Em & Bag Em” edit which featured them 'Jerry Hunting' around the Aspen in order to keep the town kook free.
Second place to when to Derrin Carelli for “Trifecta”, a three part film that took viewers on a journey throughout the changing seasons within Aspen. Colter Hinchliffe took third for his ridiculous edit, “Mom-Ocorrect” which was based around the Auto Correct theme.
Following the NEPSA awards, the rowdy crowd made their way to Aspen’s notorious Belly Up venue where Seasoned’s “Will Film for Food” premiered. Following that, Sublime tribute band, 40oz to Freedom, played a rambunctious concert that had the crowd dancing in uninhibited jubilance.
The Meeting continues throughout the weekend with highly engaging panels today, and plenty of premieres and parties throughout the weekend.
Our own film, Origins, premieres tonight at 7 pm in Wagner Park, which will undoubtedly be a highlight of this year’s event.
NEPSA Video Awards Results:
1st Place – Tae Westcott, Nate Berkel and Tom Cuccio with “Tag Em & Bag Em”-$2,000
2nd Place – Derrin Carelli with “Trifecta” $1,000
3rd Place – Colter Hinchliffe with “Mom-Ocorrect” – $500
Crowd Favorite and recipient of a GoPro – Derrin Carelli with “Trifecta”