Director / Producer - John Murray

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In the last eighteen years, John Murray has directed over 30 films for some of the world’s leading broadcasters and has won numerous national and international awards. He has also produced 70 other films with leading Irish and international directors. John is managing director of Crossing the Line Productions, one of Ireland’s leading factual producers for the international market. Specialising in documentaries that bring viewers to the remotest corners of the Earth, CTL work with a wide range of Irish and international broadcasters and their films have broadcast in over 150 countries.

In 1991 John made his first film chronicling the first Irish expedition to attempt an 8000 metre Himalayan peak and since then has made films on Everest, the North Pole, the South Pole, through the Northwest Passage, across Siberia and the Sahara amongst many other locations and still likes to shoot and direct whenever he gets the chance.