Mountainfilm

Renan Ozturk

Renan Ozturk

  • 2022 — Director
  • 2021 — Speaker
  • 2020 — Director
  • 2018 — Director
  • 2017 — Director
  • 2015 — Special Guest, Director
  • 2014 — Director
  • 2012 — Special Guest
  • 2011 — Special Guest, Director
  • 2010 — Special Guest

Renan Ozturk is a globally recognized climber, artist and filmmaker known for his dauntless spirit and visual storytelling. Ozturk was awarded the National Geographic Adventurer of the Year under the title of “The Artist” in 2013. Some of his clients include The North Face, Outside and National Geographic — all which have helped him push his filmmaking to the extremes. His multiple successes with film festivals and worldwide online audiences, along with his videos of climbing expeditions, has helped Ozturk become one of the frontrunners in the outdoor industry. His films include El Sendero Luminoso (Mountainfilm 2014), Down to Nothing (Mountainfilm 2015), Denali's Raven (Mountainfilm 2017), Life Coach and Mothered by Mountains (both Mountainfilm 2018). Alongside Taylor Rees, he co-directed The Ghosts Above and directed Lost on Everest (both Mountainfilm 2020). Ozturk co-directed The Sanctity of Space (Mountainfilm 2022) with Freddie Wilkinson


Related Films

FilmYearCountryDurationFestival Years
The Sanctity of Space2021USA102mins2022Details »
The Ghosts Above2020USA37mins2020Details »
Lost on Everest2019USA60mins2020Details »
Life Coach2017USA13mins2018Details »
Mothered by Mountains2017USA16mins2018Details »
Denali's Raven2016USA9mins2017Details »
Rinpoche Speaks2015USA10mins2015Details »
Across the Sky 2015USA2mins2016Details »
Down to Nothing2015USA40mins2015Details »
El Sendero Luminoso2014USA7minsDetails »
House of Cards (Work in Progress)2012USA60mins2012Details »
Towers of the Ennedi2011USA15mins2011Details »
The Denali Experiment2011USA15mins2012Details »
As It Happens2010USA16mins2010Details »
Living the Dream2010USA2mins2010Details »
On Assignment: Jimmy Chin2010USA6mins2011Details »
Khumbu Climbing Class 20102010USA8mins2010Details »
Yosemite Falls High-Line2010USA4mins2011Details »