We consider all types of film media including feature-length, shorts, documentary, educational, animation, and others. Enter for consideration.

Trails Film celebrates trail stories to inspire a global community that loves trails.

Awards & Cash Prizes

Our awards recognize filmmakers for their work as storytellers, myth-makers, and advocates for trails.

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Film from Emerging Filmmaker
Audience Choice


Read the full Terms and Conditions (below) before submitting. Discount coupons will be available to filmmakers based upon the economic conditions in which they reside. For more information and to make a request, visit Filmmaker Discounts.

World Premiere Festival


Our community brings together leaders and supporters of trails from around the globe. Attend the festival to meet other storytellers, trail keepers, and advocates!

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In addition to screening in Niterói, Brazil, selected films have the potential to join the Trails Film World Tour. Together with local community hosts, we screen films in theaters, community halls, and trail sides across the globe.


Our audience is full of influential outdoor recreation leaders from around the world. Join us to make a powerful impression and support a community of stewards of our planet’s cherished pathways.

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