Synopsis: A compilation of award winning films from Alastair Lee.
*MAGIC NUMBERS* Steve McClure is Britain’s most accomplished sport climber. Featuring Steve on his many 9a’s at Britain’s steepest limestone crags. Plus an 8c first ascent and an 8b flash during the late hours of a French climbing festival, party!
*PATAGONIAN WINTER*Andy Kirkpatrick is a pioneer of winter climbing in Patagonia. This hilarious film documents his latest Patagonian horror show; an attempt at the first winter ascent of Torre Egger with fellow alpinist Ian Parnell.
*SKYE WALL* Dave Birkett goes in search of his dream line in the remote setting of Skye’s famous Cuillin Range. This stunning and gripping adventure results in one of the year’s most significant first ascents; Skye Wall E8 6b.
Andy Kirkpatrick’s Survival Tips
Ian Parnell contemplates Mountaineering
Ste Mac’s Rainshadow uncut
Dave Birkett Cam Crag E9 First Ascent
Pembrokshire E9 repeat by Bikett
Canadian Chaos – madcap Canadian crags road trip by Aaron Mooar
PSYCHE; produced by multi-award winning film maker Alastair Lee in 2007 has become one of our most successful productions.
Posing Productions is a dynamic team of climbing creatives breaking free from the cliched and predictable, aspiring to the unusual and adventurous. We love the whole outdoor climbing thang so much we combine the spectacular with humor, action with innovation, breathing heart and soul into all of our work. There are also dvds sold on this site not produced by Posing Productions, these are carefully selected titles by film makers that inspire us. You can be sure any of the films found on this site have that special something that sets them apart.
The Posing Productions website is primarily here to showcase and provide a point of sale for the photographic and film making talents of Alastair Lee who’s collaborations with talented animators and cameramen like David Halsted and David Reeves have produced a string of successful films. The break through act was in 2004 when Alastair teamed up with Dave Halsted to produce Twice Upon a Time in Bolivia which has now been a finalist at over a dozen international mountain film festivals and won six top awards. Their next film Storms an experimental climbing comedy scooped two gongs at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2005. In 2006 they produced another successful venture with the climbing blockbuster Set in Stone which ran off with ‘Best Climbing Film’ and the ‘People’s Choice’ at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival, its also picked up a couple of awards in the States and is a must at any mountain film festival line up. In 2007 Alastair went solo as Dave’s animation career took off, to produce PSYCHE which picked up two awards at Kendal 2007, including Best Adventure Film and the People’s Choice Award and has won a further 7 awards around the globe.
Alastair is now well established as one of the UK’s leading adventure film makers since his 2008 release On Sight which has seen rave reviews and won the prestigious Grand Prize and Best Climbing film at the 2008 Kendal Mountain Film Festival. In 2009 Alastair teamed up with top climber Leo Houlding on his most ambitious film to date; The Asgard Project which has won 22 international awards and was broadcast on Discovery Channel’s freeview channel ‘Quest’. A further two epics have been produced with Leo; Autana (2012) and most recently The Last Great Climb which is scooping up gongs around the globe and is being broadcast on National Geographic US in July 2014.
Banff Mountain Film Festival - Canada - 2008
Grand Prize (Jury Award) ()
Kendall Mountain Film Festival - United Kingdom - 2007
People's Choice Award and Best Adventure Film ()
Vancouver Mountain Film Festival - Canada - 2008
Best Film on Mountaineering ()
5 Point Film Festival - United States - 2008
Best of the Festival ()
Taos Mountain Film Festival - United States - 2008
Best Climbing / Mountaineering Film ()