Peter Mortimer (filmmaker)

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Peter Mortimer
Peter Mortimer
Peter Mortimer
Born (1974-01-28) January 28, 1974 (age 40)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residence Colorado, USA
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Education MFA in film
Alma mater University of Southern California
Occupation Filmmaker
Awards Sports Emmy

Peter Mortimer (born 28 January 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.[1]

His productions have won numerous film festival awards and a Sports Emmy.[2] Peter is also co-founder, along with Josh Lowell of Big UP Productions, of the REEL ROCK Film Tour, coming up on in its 7th year and showing in over 270 locations across the world.[3]


  • Front Range Freaks (2003)
  • Return2Sender (2005)
  • First Ascent (2006)
  • King Lines (2007)
  • The Sharp End (2008)
  • First Ascent: The Series (2010)
  • Reel Rock Film Tour 2010
  • Reel Rock Film Tour 2011
  • Valley Uprising (In Production)


  1. ^ "About Us". Retrieved April 2007. 
  2. ^ Roth, Justin. "Big UP Productions and Sender Films earn a Sports Emmy for NBC Segment". Skram Media LLC. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Reel Rock Tour. "Tour Calendar". Reel Rock Film Tour. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 

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