Travis Rummel

Travis Rummel is a filmmaker and a partner with Ben Knight in Felt Soul Media, which makes documentaries. The duo is known for thoughtful and beautiful films about the sport of fishing, and they have gained attention at festivals worldwide. Throughout his career, Rummel has blended a deep focus on character study with compelling visuals, crafting award-winning films in remote corners of the planet. Filmmaking has taken him on a personal journey, exploring diverse characters and landscapes while revealing the universal truths that bind us to each other and the natural world. Felt Soul Media’s film DamNation premiered in March 2014 at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and also screened at Mountainfilm. The documentary, produced in conjunction with Patagonia, explores dam removal and restoring free-flowing American rivers. The project received a Mountainfilm Commitment Grant in 2011. Felt Soul Media has also created the films Eastern Rises (Mountainfilm 2010), Red Gold (Mountainfilm 2008) and Unicorn Sashimi(Mountainfilm 2012). Rummel and Knight also co-directed Senior:82 Winters in Telluride and Kamchatka Steelhead Project (both at Mountainfilm 2016), 120:Tarpon Season (Mountainfilm 2017), The Long Time (Mountainfilm 2018) and Life of Pie (Mountainfilm 2019). Most recently, Rummel co-directed North Shore Betty (Mountainfilm 2022) with Darcy Hennessey. He is the director of Building the Buffalo (Mountainfilm 2024).

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