Throughout his career Brian has been a Mountain Guide (IFMGA), climbing at the highest level, with expeditions to the Greater Ranges including Everest (in winter), K2, Jannu, Nuptse, Makalu, Baltoro Kangri, Shivling, Ogre 2 and peaks throughout the Andes. His main focus in recent years has been facilitating safety, rigging and location advice on film projects. Brian’s numerous credits include the BAFTA award winning ‘Touching the Void’ and the recent ‘Everest’ feature film. Between 1980 and 2008 Brian co-directed the Kendal Mountain Film Festival, the major festival of its kind in the UK. Then, as result of developments in film delivery, Brian co-directed SteepEdge.com between 2011 and 2015, a film download website for the adventure sports and mountain community. Together with Keith Partridge he has produced a number of mountain films. Brian and his wife Louise split their life between the Peak District, UK and Queenstown, New Zealand. His website: www.filmandmountain.com. His film “Bonington Mountaineer”, co-directed with Keith Partridge, participates in this year’s Film Competition.