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  A quick update on Alone Across Australia, a film about Everest summiter Jon Muir's walk across Australia.


The Australian documentary "Alone Across Australia" was the winner of the Peoples Choice Award and also winner of jury's Best Film on Mountain Environment award, at the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Last month the film won the Grand Jury Prize at the XII International Festival of Mountain Films in Poprad (Slovakia), and also the Jury's Choice Award at the Taos Mountain Film Festival in the United States. The film, about Australian adventurer Jon Muir's solo and unsupported walk across Australia, has won a number of other awards on the international film festival circuit this year. It won the Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary at the San Francisco Documentary film festival, the Silver Gentian Award at the Trento International Mountain Film Festival, the Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Film Festival, and the Chris Awards' Chris Statuette at the 52nd Columbus International Film and Video Festival. The film has been selected into over 30 film festivals around the world.

"Alone Across Australia" has so far been officially selected into the following film festivals:
San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (USA, May) – Audience Award for Best Feature Documentary
Trento International Mountain Film Festival (Italy, May) – "Genziana d'Argento Miglior Film di Esplorazione" Silver Gentian Award for Best Film on Exploration
Heartland Film Festival (USA, Oct) – Winner of “Crystal Heart Award”
2004 ATOM Awards (Australia, July) – Finalist, Best Documentary Category
Rome International Film Festival (USA, Sept.) -- Best International Documentary Feature Nominee
52nd Columbus International Film & Video Festival -- Winner of The Chris Awards "Chris Statuette"
Taos Mountain Film Festival (USA, Oct) – Winner Jury’s Choice Award
XII International Festival of Mountain Films, Poprad (Slovakia, Oct) – Winner of Grand Jury Prize
Banff Mountain Film Festival (Canada, Nov) – Winner of Peoples Choice Award. Winner of Best Film on Mountain Environment
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (USA, April)
Telluride Mountain Film Festival (USA, May)
SILVERDOCS AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Film Festival (USA, June)
Mountainfilm on Tour (Nth America, USA – Aug to Dec)
Jackson Hole Film Festival (USA, Sept)
Mountain Film Review, Ladek, Zdroj (Poland, Sept)
Calgary International Film Festival (Canada, Sept.)
Northern Lights Film Festival (USA, Oct)
6th Recontres International du Cinema des Antipodes, St Tropez (France, Oct)
International Mountain Film Festival, Tegernsee (Germany Oct)
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (USA, Oct)
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (2004-2007)
16th International Mountain & Adventure Filmfestival, Graz (Austria, Nov)
Dundee Mountain Film Festival (UK, Nov)
Salzburg Mountainfilmfestival (Austria, Nov)
Detroit Docs International Film Festival (USA, Nov)
22nd International Festival of Mountain & Adventure Films Torello (Spain, Nov)
Kendal Mountain Film Festival (UK, Nov.)
XV International Festival Cinema & Mountain, Trieste (Italy - Gorizia, Nov, Trieste, Jan 05)
Danish Adventure Film Festival (Denmark, Dec)
Anchorage International Film Festival (USA, Dec)
2004 European Outdoor Filmtour (Europe, Sept-Dec)
Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival (USA, Jan 2005)
Human Rights Watch Documentary Film Festival (USA, Feb 05)

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