Warren Miller’s Dynasty: 60 Years in the Making (TV special)

(23 minutes) Written by Greg I. Hamilton for Warren Miller Films

31st Annual Tellies

WINNER: Silver Telly Award 2010

[COLD OPEN: HIGH IMPACT montage of ski footage over the past 60 years. Visual variety of films’ high points.] 

ATHLETE: I’ll probably be playing out here a little bit … today’s lookin’ like a big day, boys! …

ATHLETE: Dropping in 3 … 2 … 1 …

NARRATOR: For 60 years, one movie series has owned winter.

[B&W stills of young Warren with camera; Sun Valley parking lot trailer; poster for Deep & Light]

NARRATOR: It all started in 1949 when a ski bum turned filmmaker named Warren Miller released his first flick.