Sender Films is a leading producer of climbing/mountaineering and outdoor adventure films. We balance action with storytelling, passion with humor, and spectacular footage with compelling characters to create critically acclaimed films and TV programs. With each new production, we aim to inspire, enlighten and entertain.
In 2006, Sender joined forces with Big UP Productions to found the REEL ROCK Film Tour, which has become one of the biggest climbing and adventure film tours in the world,with over 400 shows globally, and a brand new REEL ROCK TV Series.
Sender's productions have won numerous film festival awards and a Sports Emmy. Highlights of Sender's recent work include their collaborations with free soloist Alex Honnold, including the multi-award winning documentary Honnold 3.0, an emmy-nominated episode of Sender's First Ascent TV Series, a 60 Minutes special and a popular Citibank ad.
The REEL ROCK Film Tour brings the best climbing and adventure films of the year to live audiences throughout the wold. REEL ROCK shows are high energy, community events that go beyond mere film screenings to include prize giveaways, athlete and filmmaker appearances, non-profit fundraising, and a party atmosphere.
In 2006, Sender Films partnered with New York based Big UP Productions to create the annual REEL ROCK Film Tour.
Based in New York, halfway between the cliffs of the Gunks and the media hub of NYC, Big UP consists of a growing team of adventure seekers, storytellers, and technicians.
Half Wild is a motion design / film creation studio co-founded by Barry Thompson and Eric Bucy.
Half Wild creates meaningful and compelling content for all mediums. They believe in the power of story and it's relationship with well crafted design.