Film Festival Flix brings the films from festivals around the world right to North Hollywood.
Film Festival Flix offers NoHo film goers VIP tickets to critically acclaimed films and audience favorites from top film festivals around the world; and enables attendees to interact with filmmakers and actors in the comfort of their hometown theater and via simulcast. This month, Film Festival Flix brings North Hollywood the action adventure AUTANA.
WHEN: Thursday, October 9th
6PM - Hosted Pre-Reception/Red Carpet - Michael Roud Photography 11223 Magnolia Blvd.
7:30 PM - Screening at Laemmle NoHo 7 5240 Lankershim Blvd.
Post Party - Eclectic Wine Bar and Grill (cash Bar) 5156 Lankershim Blvd.
Adventure climber Leo Houlding and film maker Alastair Lee are back with another sumptuous production of truly epic proportions. This time Leo (UK) and fellow climbers Sean Leary (USA) and Jason Pickles (Salford) head deep into the Amazon in an attempt to make the first ascent of the east face of the remote tepuy; Cerro Autana.
The action beings with a covert journey via military check-points and secret ports through Amazonas State. Our team of clandestine climbers disguised as tourists travel down the Orinoco River to the remote village of Ceguera where they make a traumatic psychotropic visit to the local Shaman to gain access to the sacred mountain.
From here sweltering humidity, porter chaos and an assortment of jungle nastiest are just a part of this spectacular journey of self-discovery and big wall hunting. Follow our team of redoubtable characters as they find their way up the jungle infested rock face as they are amazed not only at the climbing but a luxury wall camp in the incredible Autana Cave system just below the summit of the tepuy (highest elevated cave system in the world).
An adventure unlike any other, adventure film making takes another step into the unknown with superb results. Original, experimental, entertaining and visually stunning, Posing Productions presents; Autana.
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.