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Film and Mountain - Brian Hall

Filming in mountain, remote and high urban locations

Brian Hall runs FILM AND MOUNTAIN LTD which specializes in:
* Providing safety for film crews in mountain , remote and high rise locations
* Climbing, mountaineering, skiing, adventure sports, expeditions, urban high rise
* Drama, Feature, Doc, Reality & Game show. Outdoor or studio.
* Risk assessmentsand working with health & safety / insurance.
* Training of crew and cast
* Gear and clothing advice and hire
* Action reality
* Location advise and finding

Mountain Guide

Brian is an international (IFMGA) mountain guide with 25 years of experience. He ran his own climbing and ski touring business (Mountain Experience) in Chamonix, France for ten years and has guided in the mountains throughout the worls.

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Film Festival

Between 1999 and 2008 Brian co-directed the KENDAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL , the major mountain festival in the UK.


Brian trained as an ecologist but soon made his passion for the mountains his profession and for the last 30 years climbed at a high level with expeditions to Nepal, India and Pakistan including Everest (in winter), K2, Jannu, Nuptse, Makalu, Baltoro Kangri, Shivling and Ogre 2 plus peaks in Patagonia, Bolivia and Peru. Brian is also a well travelled rock climber and an expert skier.

He has over 25 years experience as a Mountain Guide (IFMGA). Is a technical consultancy for leading equipment manufacturers: Scarpa (footwear), Grivel (ice climbing), Deuter (packs) and Mountain Equipment (clothing and sleeping bags).

Brian main focus in recent years is his company FILM AND MOUNTAIN LTD ( ). This provides safety, rigging and location advice on film and photography projects involving climbing, mountaineering, skiing, adventure sports and remote expeditions in extreme and high environments as well as high rise action in urban environments.
Brian’s credits are very extensive and include organizing all of the mountain filming on the BAFTA award winning film "Touching the Void" and it's sequel the Emmy award winning "Beckoning Silence", also "Bridget Jones", the Bond "Die another Day" , "Alien vs Predator" and "Shackleton" Channel 4 Drama in Greenland, and IMAX in the Antarctic.
Numerous high profile documentaries credits such as “Wilderness St Kilda”, “Mountain Men”, “Wild Climbs”, “The Face” and “The Edge” in worldwide locations - K2, Matterhorn, Denali, Jordan, Vietnam, South Africa, Canada, USA, Borneo, South Georgia, Everest and of course the UK. Gladiators and Jack Osbourne Adrenaline Junkie have used Brian’s expertise on a regular basis.

Between 1999 and 2008 Brian co-directed the KENDAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL , the major mountain festival in the UK.

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