Follow The Faction Collective as they return to their homes around the world to show us how they get it done on home turf in their first feature-length team film, This Is Home. From Europe to the U.S. and back again—via old playgrounds, new challenges, secret spots and favourite lines—This Is Home chronicles what it means to be a freeskier today: where the conditions are what you make of them, and the search for that perfect ride starts in your own backyard.
This Is Home has been nominated for multiple awards by the Powder Awards, iF3 and International Freeride Film Festival, including Film of the Year, People’s Choice, Best Male Street Segment (Antti Ollila), and Discovery of the Year (Alex Hall). The film was directed by Etienne Merel, who also directed Faction’s web series, We Are The Faction Collective, which has received over two million views.
Directed by: Etienne Mérel
Produced by: Mathieu Soumet
Executive Producers: Alex Hoye, Tony McWilliam
Principal Cinematography: Etienne Mérel, Martin Bernard, Bluemaxmedia
Aerial Cinematography: Bluemaxmedia, Guido Perrini
Edited by: Etienne Mérel
Starring: Duncan Adams, Sam Anthamatten, Johnny Collinson, Adam Delorme, Mathilde Gremaud, Alex Hall, Daniel Hanka, Tim McChesney, Antti Ollila, Arnaud Rougier, Eirik Sæterøy, Pablo Schweizer, Henry Sildaru, Kelly Sildaru, Giulia Tanno and Candide Thovex.
Shot on location: Flathead Valley, Montana, USA; Jyväskylä, Finland; Kuopio, Finland; Alta, Utah, USA; Wasatch Mountains, Utah, USA; Deštné v Orlických Horách, Czech Republic; Zermatt, Switzerland; La Clusaz, France; Verbier, Switzerland
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