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Magnetic Mountains

Director: Steve Wakeford
Origin: UK
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 85 min

Magnetic Mountains is an award winning documentary that follows the story of an everyman who, after falling from an Alpine north face, is struggling to find a balance. Featuring some of the biggest names in mountain sports, it explores the psychology of risk taking in the mountains, asking – is it really worth it?“FASCINATING & VERY MOVING” – SIR CHRIS BONINGTON“POWERFUL & THOUGHT-PROVOKING” – ED DOUGLAS“AN IMPORTANT, BEAUTIFUL FILM” – ANDY KIRKPATRICK

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Director: Steve Wakeford

Steve has worked as an editor and broadcast consultant for nearly 20 years; including playing a core role in BAFTA and Emmy award winning teams.Concentrating predominantly on the fast turnaround market of live sports broadcasting, Steve has worked for nearly all of the major sporting events and television broadcasters, assisting them in the crucial progression from using tape systems to adopting file based workflows.Steve is currently directing Magnetic Mountains – a provocative documentary exploring the psychology of risk taking in the mountains, based on his own experiences.


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