Chasing Ice

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Overview

Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski profiles National Geographic photographer James Balog as he endeavors to capture undeniable proof of climate change by launching the ambitious Extreme Ice Survey EIS, a project that entails using time-lapse photography to document shifting ice glaciers. With the aid of his young assistants, Balog travels to three continents, placing 30 cameras in key positions to record vivid images of the majestic ice caps as they slowly melt away. In the process of capturing these incredible shots, Balog...
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Overview

Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski profiles National Geographic photographer James Balog as he endeavors to capture undeniable proof of climate change by launching the ambitious Extreme Ice Survey EIS, a project that entails using time-lapse photography to document shifting ice glaciers. With the aid of his young assistants, Balog travels to three continents, placing 30 cameras in key positions to record vivid images of the majestic ice caps as they slowly melt away. In the process of capturing these incredible shots, Balog finds his skepticism fading, and experiences a brush with mortality that leaves him positively convinced that nature is currently experiencing a profound shift, the likes of which has never been witnessed by modern man.
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Special Features

Collectible booklet; Director's commentary; "Before my time"; Film festival Q&As; Glacier watching; Making Chasing Ice; Making the time-lapses; The Sundance experience; Testimonials; Time now; Science update
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/10/2013
  • UPC: 767685291085
  • Original Release: 2011
  • Source: New Video Group
  • Presentation: Special Edition
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 39,234

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Balog Participant
Svavar Jonatansson Participant
Adam Lewinter Participant
Jeff Orlowski Participant
Tad Pfeffer Participant
Jason Box Participant
Louie Psihoyos Participant
Kitty Boone Participant
Sylvia Earle Participant
Dennis Dimick Participant
Suzanne Balog Participant
Synte Peacock Participant
Thomas Swetnam Participant
Terry Root Participant
Peter Hoeppe Participant
Gerald Meehl Participant
Emily Balog Participant
Martin Nørregaard Participant
Simone Balog Participant
James Woolsey Participant
Martin Sharp Participant
Technical Credits
Jeff Orlowski Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Jerry Aronson Producer
James Balog Cinematographer
Jim Billmaier Associate Producer
Dustin Cawood Sound/Sound Designer
Davis Coombe Editor
David Cornfield Executive Producer
Linda Cornfield Executive Producer
Mark Monroe Screenwriter
Paula DuPre Pesman Producer
J. Ralph Score Composer, Songwriter
Billy Ray Associate Producer
Stacy Sherman Associate Producer
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  • Posted January 22, 2014

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    This documentary should be required viewing, especially for clim

    This documentary should be required viewing, especially for climate-change doubters--the misguided folks who yell "There is no such thing as Global Watming!"

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