The Dawn Wall
|Synopsis||El Capitan, Yosemite Valley’s most challenging 910 meter vertical rock formation from base to summit is known as the Mecca of worldwide rock climbing. Two men attempt the first ever journey to the ‘Dawn Wall’ which earned the nickname as the valley’s first location where the morning light hits, but notorious for being one of the world’s most hardest climbs. The living legend of free climbing Tommy Calwell, and top class bouldering climber Kevin Jorgeson embark on a project to free climb Dawn Wall, which everyone considered impossible. Eventually, this grabbed media attention from all over the world, and as their journey was broadcast live, people began to flock to the Yosemite Valley in support of the 2-man team.|
Josh LOWELL 조쉬 로웰Josh LOWELL is the founder of Big UP Productions and has been producing and directing climbing and outdoor adventure films for nearly 20 years. Josh’s feature documentaries have won dozens of festival awards, garnered two Emmys, and aired on Discovery, NBC, Netflix, and other global platforms. A passionate climber himself and his brother Brett spent seven years documenting Tommy CALDWELL’s quest to climb the Dawn Wall, including over 60 days of filming while living on the wall with the climbers.
Peter MORTIMER 피터 몰티머Peter MORTIMER is the founder of US-based production company Sender Films. He has made documentaries, TV series and commercials in the adventure and climbing space. Peter is a lifelong rock climber and a fan of the sport’s history and characters. The Dawn Wall, he brings one of the greatest climbing tales of a generation to audiences across the world and shines a light on Tommy Caldwell’s exceptional life journey and tenacious drive.
|Director||Josh LOWELL, Peter MORTIMER|