Elevated-Poster Web


Effective communication is a challenge every climber faces. It’s a sport that requires intense focus, dedication, and overcoming fear. For Deaf climber Sonya Wilson, communication and community is of vital importance. Elevated is a non-verbal film sharing Sonya’s experience as a Deaf woman and outdoor advocate working to bridge the gap between the Deaf community and the outdoor industry, one crag at a time. Nomination Best Documentary – The Webby Awards 2023. Award Winner – Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2023. Winner – LWFF 2023. Best Short Film – London Mountain Film Festival 2023. Winner – Kendal Mountain Fim Festival 2022. Vimeo Staff Pick 2022. Official Selections 2023: VIMFF, SHAFF, No Man’s Land, Trento Film Festival, BZN, Environmental Film Festival, Wasatch Mountain Film, Sedona International Film Festival, Justice Film Festival, Pirineos MFF. Official Selections 2022: BANFF, Mountainfilm, New Port Beach Film Fest, EOFT, Fresh Coast Film Festival, Vertical Life Film Tour, Portland Deaf Film Festival.