A huge thank you to all the filmmakers who’ve submitted their work to our 2022 film festival. We’ve been blown away by the high standard of submissions this year. Lucky for us, we’ve got a panel of judges to help with the difficult task of picking the winners.
Meet your 2022 judging panel.
Editor in Chief, American Rider
Kevin turned an internship at Cycle Canada into a moto journalism career spanning nearly three decades, producing hundreds of motorcycle videos for editorial and corporate clients. He helped launch MotorcycleUSA.com in 2002, and followed it up with an 11-year run with Motorcycle.com, the world’s largest moto website. He is currently Editor-in-Chief for American Rider, one of the few remaining magazines publishing monthly motorcycle content in print, and has cataloged a list of more than 950 different motorbikes he’s ridden.
Founder, Engines for Change
Kirsten is the founder of Engines for Change, a nonprofit that brings motorcyclists together for charitable causes. Named one of DealerNews's Top 100 Women in Powersports for 2022, Kirsten is an impact-driven community builder and a specialist in emerging tech, sustainability, and international development. She is on the Advisory Board for both Women Riders Now and Rally for Rangers, and has worked with a range of nonprofits and organizations in the motorcycle industry. Kirsten is also a filmmaker, herself, as well as a moto journalist, having written for publications such as VAHNA, Iron & Air, and WomenRidersNow.com, among others.
Contributing Writer, Inside Motorcycles
Sophia has enjoyed a variety of careers, but life with motorcycles has her surfing a whole new wave of wonder. Since she first discovered it was in the works Sophia has enthusiastically advocated for and supported the success of the TMFF. She is actively involved in her local moto community through TheMotoSocial, The Litas, and the DGR. Sophia is most recently a contributing writer for Canada's Inside Motorcycles, after being part of editorial team at RideApart.com followed by a tenure as the EV Editor of "The Current" for The Vintagent. The next riding adventure has to top a week of dirt in Baja, and a birthday of twisty thrills in Southern France.
Co-Founder, Producer, Echo Bay Media
Gemini Award nominee Scott is as comfortable in front of the camera as he is behind it. Scott is the co-host of the super popular TV shows, Departures and Descending and an avid motorcyclist. In his most recent miniseries, Into the Rising Sun, Scott tours Japan on a motorcycle. Recognized as one of the Top Ten to Watch by Playback Magazine, Scott continues to challenge himself professionally, and personally as an accomplished diver and pilot.
The People's Vote
Yes! You will be able to take your seat as a judge on the panel via the People's Choice Award vote which you'll make after each screening.