“The Farm” tells the story of one of Canada’s most important live event fixtures, Shambhala Music Festival. Boutique photography and music festival zine RENDRD and Vancouver-based creative agency TAGG joined forces to document the isolated mid-mountain festival leading into its 20th Anniversary. The filmmakers say this documentary explores the subtleties and elements that make this long-standing event so unique. Performances from the likes of Troyboi, REZZ, SNBRN, Key N Krates, Destructo and more are featured alongside touching moments with attendees and staff. Demonstrating the journey to the event grounds themselves in this debut episode, “The Farm” gives a more intimate run & gun perspective to such a highly publicized concert.

Watch part 1 below. The next 3 phases of “The Farm” are scheduled to be released leading up to this year’s forested gathering. Shambhala Music Festival returns to Salmo River Ranch, BC, from August 11-14.

Feature image by Will Selviz