Shannon Corsi is the Executive Producer and Director of this season's most talked about ski film, Nexus. Shannon tells us how she, as a relative outsider to the ski industry, managed to create one of the most relatable, the most needed and one of the best films of the year.
Corsi started taking still photographs at a young age and never really stopped. Her enthusiasm and drive to create on her own terms is super inspiring – it's no wonder her client list now spans over 200 brands and publications with no signs of stopping.
The term “boundary-breaking”gets thrown around a lot in the ski industry. In practice, it can mean a bunch of different things, whether it’s an athlete pushing a new trick, a crew exploring a new zone, or something entirely different and altogether paradigm-shifting – like what the team behind 2022’s NEXUS has done
One is not enough: Nexus is coming to shift the paradigm
Bringing women into the production process—especially on female-focused narratives—is why you’d hire a local guide when exploring an unfamiliar zone. “It’s something you can best speak to if you’ve lived it,” Corsi emphasizes.
“I had the strongest girl squad and it continued to grow over the years at Big Sky. It was this super tight group of girls who pushed each other really hard,” smiled snowboarder Shannon Corsi as she reflected on her time in Montana.
Women Who Crush on Skis: Why ‘Nexus’ Is One of Our Favorite Ski Flicks of the Year
Michelle Parker. Caite Zeliff. Brooklyn Bell. This next film is full of big names, big lines, and big smiles, and it carries a big accomplishment. ‘Nexus’ is the first feature-length film entirely directed and produced by an all-female team.