Sponsors, Supporters, Acknowledgements and Publicity

We invite potential sponsors to discuss participation in our exciting film festival. You can download a DMFF Sponsorship Package here

Presenting Sponsors

Tiso is Scotland’s number one outdoor clothing and equipment specialist shop and has been a supporter of the Dundee Mountain Film Festival from the festival’s beginning. Whatever your adventure, visit Tiso for all your outdoor activity needs including camping, climbing, walking and many more. Tiso outdoor’s stocks a huge range of leading brands such as Berghaus, North Face, Icebreaker, Helly Hansen, Haglofs and many more. You’ll find lots of new outdoor gear and equipment in our online shop, and you’ll still get great offers in our outdoor clothing and equipment sale. If you’re thinking about getting away, why not visit our travel department , full of useful gear such as travel bags and rucksacks or if you’re planning to have a trip in a tent, have a look at our camping equipment section. You’ll find lots of handy tips and buying guides in our ask the expert section. Check out the biggest winter footwear range in Scotland. Buy snow boots and winter boots and footwear to keep you warm and dry this winter. Tiso is the best place to find outdoor clothing, outdoor gear, outdoor jackets, hill walking clothing, outdoor clothing gear, mountaineering and anything that you will need to get geared up for the outdoors.


The Scottish Mountaineering Trust was established by Trust Deed in 1962 by the Scottish Mountaineering Club. The primary object of the Trust, as stated in the Deed, is “to promote and secure the health, education and recreation of members of the public by fostering among them knowledge of the geography, topography, meteorology, biology and geology of and proper technique of movement within mountainous regions of Scotland or elsewhere and an appreciation of their beauty and by affording opportunities for enjoyment of these regions”

Participating Sponsors

Dundee Mountain Club is Dundee’s most active and diverse mountain sports club for mountaineering, hillwalking, climbing, ski touring, mountain biking and more! The club holds a monthly weekend meet, typically staying at remote mountain huts in stunning locations.  We also have frequent day trips and occasionally venture abroad!

There is a weekly pub night (Thursdays @ 8:30pm, Bank Bar, Union Street) where we concoct plans (usually involving mountains!) over a good pint of ale! We also have a lively online forum for arranging our trips and we hold regular social events throughout the year – dinners, ceilidhs, BBQs and more!  Website: http://www.dundeemountain.club

The Grampian Club is one of the area’s oldest and largest mountaineering clubs with a membership of over 220
and a long tradition of welcoming new members who share a love of the hills.

The Club holds monthly Day Meets (except July/August) and 4 Weekend Meets throughout the year. The Day Meets offer a wide variety of routes and include bus transport and organised walking groups. Monthly Indoor
Meets with a wide variety of public speakers are also popular. The Club owns a hut in Glen Etive and a cottage in Torridon for use by Club members. The Grampian Club is sponsoring the film, “Ramsay’s Round” Website: http://www.grampianclub.org.uk

Slope Angel

Slope Angel is a piece of essential avalanche equipment that enables assessment of the safety of the terrain when skiers, mountaineers, hikers and rescue teams venture into the mountains away from marked pistes and trails. Slope Angel are sponsoring the film “Kilian”.


Cicerone – Guidebooks for walkers, mountaineers, trekkers, climbers and cyclists (Raffle prizes)


Chivas brothers logo

Chivas Brothers is the Scotch Whisky business of Pernod Ricard.  Our award-winning portfolio features some of the world’s most revered Scotch whisky brands including Chivas Regal, the world’s first luxury whisky and No. 1 Scotch whisky in China; Ballantine’s, Europe’s No. 1 Scotch whisky; The Glenlivet, the single malt whisky that set the standards for Speyside malts; and Royal Salute, the world’s only exclusively prestige whisky range. (Raffle Prizes)


Dundee Mountain Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world’s best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more.  Over 5,000 of the world’s best film festivals and contests, including 43 Academy Award  accredited festivals, use FilmFreeway to reach over 400,000 filmmakers and artists worldwide.


Thanks to John Burdin for allowing us to use his article about Irvine Butterfield which was originally published in the Munro Society Newsletter.

poster 2018Thanks to Kelvin Trautman for allowing us to use his photograph of Jenny Tough running above Loch Ness for our brochure front page and poster,  and to Jenny Tough for arranging this.






We are grateful for the following photographers and organisations for allowing us to use their images in the brochure and website:


(All Banff World Tour Films)


Sam Anthamatten and Johnny Collinson (Film La Grave)
Balcony Nine Media (Film Edges)
Jeremy Barnard (Film Why)
Fabien Bodet (Film Ice Call)
Katrina Brown (Film Woman Up)
Arman Gholipour Dashtaki (Film Gonj)
Ian Derry (Film Joanna)
Jake Dyson (Film Imagination)
Hello Emotion (Film Surf The Line)
Erick Grigorovski (Film Uruca II)
Bruno Lang (Film Dreamride 2)
Scott Markewitz (Film Kilian)
Stefan Morrocco (Film Breaking Free)
Paulius Neverbickas  (Film A Nordic Skater)
Ben Page (Film Frozen Road)
Olly Pemberton (Film Carried Away)
Benjamin Sadd (Film Dugout)
Garret Van Swearingen (Film Intersection)
Lukasz Warzecha / LWimages (Usidean Hawthorn presentation)
Murray Wilkie (Film One off the Bucket List)
Cedar Wright (Film Stumped)
Krystle Wright (Film Where the Wild Things Play)


We are grateful to the following film makers who have given us permission to show their films.


(All Banff World Tour Films)


Katrina Brown (Film Woman Up)
The Faction Collective (Film La Grave)
Arman Gholipour Dashtaki (Film Gonj)
Erick Grigorovski (Film Uruca II)
Claire Macleod (Film Ramsay’s Round)
Stefan Morrocco – Morrocco Media (Film Breaking Free)
Paulius Neverbickas  (Film A Nordic Skater)
Olly Pemberton (Film Carried Away)
Murray Wilkie  – Steaming Boots (Film One Off the Bucket List)

Also thanks to all the film makers who submitted films to us, but which we were unable to show.

Ticket Sales

Publicity, catering and other services

Imageer (Projection)
email: imageer@btconnect.com


Winter & Simpson  (Brochure and Posters)  Dundee telephone: 07789 848643


Dundee Rep – Catering at the intervals