Mountains in Motion

Mountains in Motion: The Canadian Rockies is a time-lapse short about the life of the alpine landscape and the experiences of the people who have moved through it within past centuries.

Film Information

Visit the film’s website  to view the trailer, read the film’s synopsis and find out more about the crew. You can also join the Facebook Page to stay up-to-date.

Photography by Doug Urquhart ( & Paul Zizka (
Original Music by Michael Wynne (
Original Story by Meghan J. Ward ( – film narration text available here
Motion control made possible by
Voice Talent – Brian Bremer
Pioneer – Guy Thorsby


  • WINNER – Best Documentary – Atlanta Shortsfest – Atlanta, GA, USA
  • WINNER – Best Cinematography – Dixie Film Festival – Athens, GA, USA
  • WINNER – Best Documentary Short – Asheville Cinema Festival – Asheville, NC, USA
  • FINALIST – Banff Mountain Film Festival – Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • FINALIST – Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival – Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION – Banff Mountain Film Festival – WORLD TOUR 2012 / 2013
  • WINNER – Best Cinematography – ColdSmoke Awards Film Festival – Bozeman, MT
  • WINNER – The People’s Choice Awards – ColdSmoke Awards Film Festival – Bozeman, MT
  • WINNER – Best Experimental Film – Honolulu Film Awards – Honolulu, Hawaii