Hunter directed and produced 10 MPH (2007), 10 Yards (2009), and Ride the Divide (due in 2010), a film about a 2700-mile mountain bike race from Canada through the USA in the Rocky Mountains. He’s led efforts to bring major partners on board to help fund and promote the films, including companies such as CBS Sports, Quiznos, YouTube, Crocs, SmartWool, Fender and Chipotle. He’s also the author of the 10 MPH DIY Manual which discusses unique PR, Marketing and distribution insights on how to distribute indie films, both digitally and conventionally, without a major distributor. Hunter also has a strong background in social media platforms and web marketing, having worked as the lead of Blockbuster.com’s email programme and as a web guru in several startup companies.
Hunter has spoken on his achievements in distributing and marketing films at various major film events including Sundance Film Festival, Galway Film Fleadh, The Conversation and DIY Days.
Known for his strong eye for composition, Hunter has a passion for photography and world travel. He’s been published in numerous periodicals including FHM, Maxim, Boston Globe, CNET, Sync Magazine, Hemispheres and Intersection Magazine. Hunter currently lives in Bozeman, Montana, where he splits his time between the mountains, film projects and photography.
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