Peter Mortimer

Director USA 1974

Peter Mortimer (born January 28, 1974) is an American filmmaker from Colorado. He has produced and directed multiple films related to rock climbing, mountaineering, and outdoor adventure under the production group Sender Films.

Mortimer was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Colorado College graduating with honors in geology. He later attended the University of Southern California School of Cinema and Television, receiving his MFA in film.

His productions have won numerous film festival awards, a Sports Emmy, and a nomination for News and Documentary Emmy: Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction.Peter is also co-founder, along with Josh Lowell of Big UP Productions, of the REEL ROCK Film Tour, coming up on in its 13th year and showing in over 400 locations across the world. His newest film The Dawn Wall is premiering at SXSW and is expected to release in 2018 to audiences worldwide.

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01 October - 06 October 2021

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