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If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Donald Sutherland ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rodolfo Coria ... Paleontologist (voice)

Directed by
Marc Fafard 
 
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Marc Fafard (written by)

Produced by
Carl Deschenes .... associate producer
Carl Samson .... producer
 
Cinematography by
William Reeve 
 
Film Editing by
René Caron 
 
Art Direction by
Richard Bergeron 
 
Production Management
Carl Deschenes .... production manager
Rick Gordon .... post-production supervisor
 
Special Effects by
Nadav Brill .... cgi visual effects
 
Visual Effects by
Rodrigo Armendariz .... digital compositor
François Bellegarde .... programmer
Patrick Bergeron .... muscle simulation supervisor
Mario Couturier .... visual effects executive producer
Dominic Drolet .... lighting artist
Guy Dubost .... digital effects artist
Maxime Gagnon .... visual effects
Maxime Gagnon .... visual effects
Jean-Christophe Gaulin Martel .... lighting artist
Eric Gervais-Despres .... technical director
Andrei Gheorghiu .... digital artist
Lauraine Hamel .... visual effects production assistant
Doug Hogan .... digital compositor
Luc Julien .... lead compositor
Martin L'Heureux .... animation director
Simon Lehembre .... compositor
Florent Masurel .... texture designer
Jeremy Nicolaides .... stereoscopic compositing supervisor: Sassoon Film Design
John Pierce .... stereoscopic compositor
Maxime Ricbourg .... digital effects artist
Vincent Roberge .... visual effects line producer
Vincent Roberge .... visual effects line producer
Benson Shum .... animator
Nathalie Tremblay .... digital compositor
Ronald van Rij .... lighting supervisor
Marie-Josee Auclair .... digital compositor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Claude Fortin .... key grip
Isabelle Lecompte .... assistant camera
Dylan Reade .... first assistant camera
 
Animation Department
Ben Anderson .... animator
 
Editorial Department
James Manke .... editorial
Dan Muscarella .... color timer
 
Other crew
Edwin Escalante .... post production (as Ed Escalante)
Manuel Fernandez Escudero .... production assistant
 

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9 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Drab Imax attraction., 4 September 2007
Author: Mozjoukine (Mozjoukine@yahoo.com.au) from Australia

DYNOSAURS - GIANTS OF PATAGONIA is a big brother of those underfunded educational movies teachers used to feed through sixteen millimeter projectors. The factual content is intriguing - monster footprints surviving to our own time, the world as one land mass with one ocean - but the presentation lacks energy.

The CG animation is cut-price unconvincing in the wake of the JURASIC PARK movies. The attempt to involve us in the one critter, followed from an egg, fails because the creature has no personality, as well as not being plausible. The helicopter footage is imposing in 3D but a lot of the scenics appear to have no depth and the effects shots, showing activity reflected on the lenses of glasses self consciously placed or on a lap top screen, don't add anything of value to the texture. There's lots of snapping at the camera.

The admirable Donald Sutherland's commentary could have been delivered by the science master to much the same effect.

Time was when IMAX attractions were an event outing. The producers were able to suggest that making them was an exciting activity and La Geode had the great pre-show running on the inside of it's Buckmaster Fuller dome. I miss that.

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