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Chasing Ice (2012) Poster

(2012)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jeff Orlowski

Writing Credits  

Mark Monroe ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Himself - Photographer
Svavar Jónatansson ...
Himself - Photo Assistant
...
Himself - Photographer & Oscar Winning Filmmaker
Kitty Boone ...
Herself - The Aspen Institute
Sylvia Earle ...
Herself - National Geographic Explorer (as Sylvia Earle Ph.D.)
Dennis Dimick ...
Himself - National Geographic Editor
Adam LeWinter ...
Himself - EIS Engineer (as Adam Lewinter)
Jason Box ...
Himself - Climatologist, Ohio State University (as Jason Box Ph.D.)
Tad Pfeffer ...
Himself - Glaciologist, University of Colorado (as Tad Pfeffer Ph.D.)
Suzanne Balog ...
Herself - James's Wife
...
Himself - EIS Videographer
Synte Peacock ...
Herself - Oceanographer, National Center for Atmospheric Research (as Synte Peacock Ph.D.)
Terry Root ...
Herself - Senior Fellow, Stanford University Woods Institute (as Terry Root Ph.D.)
Thomas Swetnam ...
Himself - Directof of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona (as Thomas Swetnam Ph.D.)
Peter Hoeppe ...
Himself - Head of Geo Risks Research, Munich Reinsurance (as Peter Hoeppe Ph.D.)
Gerald Meehl ...
Himself - Senior Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research (as Gerald Meehl Ph.D.)
Emily Balog ...
Herself - James's Daughter
Martin Nørregaard ...
Himself - Pilot
Simone Balog ...
Herself - James's Daughter
James Woolsey ...
Himself - Former Director of Central Intelligence (as R. James Woolsey)
Martin Sharp ...
Himself - Glaciologist, University of Alberta, Canada (as Martin Sharp Ph.D.)
Richard Ward ...
Himself - Formerly with Shell Oil

Produced by 

Jerry Aronson ... producer
James Billmaier ... associate producer
David J. Cornfield ... executive producer
Linda A. Cornfield ... executive producer
Paula DuPré Pesmen ... producer (as Paula Dupre' Pesmen)
Jeff Orlowski ... producer
Billy Ray ... associate producer
Stacy Sherman ... associate producer

Music by 

J. Ralph

Cinematography by 

Jeff Orlowski ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Davis Coombe

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

James Balog ... director: time-lapse photography

Sound Department 

Jason Amundson ... additional glacial calving audio recordings: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Dustin Cawood ... sound designer: Skywalker Sound
Mark A. Crawford ... additional sound (as Mark Crawford)
David Levine ... production sound
Tom Myers ... sound re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound
Ben Phelan ... additional sound
Dave Ruddick ... production sound
Matt Schultz ... additional sound

Visual Effects by 

Adrian Bishop ... creative director: Bloom Animation
Joe Devanon ... producer: Bloom Animation
James Durée ... composite artist: Milkhaus
Chad Herschberger ... composite artist: Milkhaus (as Chad Hershberger)
Ed Kramer ... look development: Bloom Animation
Ben Taylor ... animator/rigger: Bloom Animation
Troy Whitmer ... effects animator: Bloom Animation

Camera and Electrical Department 

James Balog ... still photographer
David Breashears ... camera
Michael Brown ... camera
Matt Corliss ... additional camera
Edward Done ... additional camera (as Ed Done)
Svavar Jónatansson ... additional camera
Adam LeWinter ... additional camera (as Adam Lewinter)
John Mans ... additional camera
Ben Phelan ... additional camera
Tim Romano ... additional camera
Matt Schultz ... additional camera
Peter Soergel ... additional camera
Graham Veysey ... additional camera
James Balog ... additional cinematography (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Patrick Behan ... assistant editor
Davis Coombe ... color correction: Milkhaus
Daniel Goldhaber ... assistant editor / editor: time-lapse photography
Matt Kennedy ... editor: time-lapse photography
Dave Krahling ... title designer: Milkhaus

Music Department 

Brian Binsack ... additional programming / second engineer
Gary Morris ... second engineer
Arthur Pingrey ... protools editor / protools programmer / score co-producer / score engineer / score mixer
Guy Rabinowitz ... third engineer
J. Ralph ... score arranger / score engineer / score mixer / score producer
The Rumor Mill ... composer: additional music
Erik Nickerson ... music transcription (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Anda ... dogsled driver
Kenny Blum ... boat: Pangaea Adventures
Deb Essex ... helicopter pilot: Alpine Air
Keith Essex ... helicopter pilot: Alpine Air
Jan Gunderson ... helicopter pilot: Era Helicopters
Niels ... dogsled driver
Martin Nørregaard ... helicopter pilot: Air Greenland
Otte ... dogsled driver
Janus Petersen ... helicopter pilot: Air Greenland
Marcus Roulet ... helicopter pilot: Alpine Air
Andy Wallace ... helicopter pilot: Alpine Air

Other crew 

Waleed Abdalati ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Waleed Abdalati Ph.D.)
Linda Adams ... transcription services
Michael Aisner ... production consultant
Anne S. Atkinson ... legal services (as Anne S. Atkinson Esq.)
James Balog ... director: Extreme Ice Survey
Suzanne Balog ... operations support: Extreme Ice Survey
Alberto Behar ... technical consultant: Jet Propulsion Lab, Extreme Ice Survey (as Alberto Behar Ph.D.)
Ole Bennike ... historic calving front locations courtesy of: Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
Sigurður Júlíus Bjarnason ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Helgi Bjornsson ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Helgi Bjornsson Ph.D.)
Valdimar Björnsson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Jason Box ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Jason Box Ph.D.) / science team: Extreme Ice Survey (as Jason Box Ph.D.)
Josh Braun ... distribution advisor: Submarine Entertainment
Jake Burns ... transcription services
John Clague ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as John Clague Ph.D.)
Liam Colgan ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Liam Colgan Ph.D.) / science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Liam Colgan Ph.D.)
Terri Cook ... operations support: Extreme Ice Survey
Matt Corliss ... production assistant
Laurie Craig ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey
Roman Dial ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey
Batsheva Eadan ... legal services (as Batsheva Eadan Esq.)
Eric Eisen ... technical consultant: Extreme Ice Survey
Chandler Engel ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey
Dan Fagre ... science team: Extreme Ice Survey (as Dan Fagre Ph.D.)
Mark Fahnestock ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Mark Fahnestock Ph.D.)
Dave Finnegan ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey
Brooks Fisher ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey
John Forster ... archival footage
Andrew Fountain ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Andrew Fountain Ph.D.)
Bernard Francou ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Bernard Francou Ph.D.)
Einar Guðlaugsson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Gulli Guðlaugsson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Eran Hood ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey (as Eran Hood Ph.D.) / science team: Extreme Ice Survey (as Eran Hood Ph.D.)
Ian Howat ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Ian Howat Ph.D.) / science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Ian Howat Ph.D.)
Alun Hubbard ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Alun Hubbard Ph.D.)
Neil Humphrey ... technical consultant: University of Wyoming, Extreme Ice Survey (as Neil Humphrey Ph.D.)
Corey Jaskolski ... technical consultant: Tuatara Systems, Extreme Ice Survey
Ian Joughin ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Ian Joughin Ph.D.)
Halldór Jónatansson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Svavar Jónatansson ... field coordinator: Iceland / field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Svavar Jonatansson)
Wilder W. Knight II ... legal services (as Wilder Knight Esq.)
Amie Knox ... archival footage
Nick Korzen ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey
Alan Kress ... legal: "Before My Time"
Ingvar Helgi Kristjánsson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Adam LeWinter ... field coordinator: EIS (as Adam Lewinter)
Dan McGrath ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey / science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey
Dan Moore ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Dan Moore Ph.D.)
Luc Moreau ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Luc Moreau Ph.D.)
Meredith Nettles ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Meredith Nettles Ph.D.)
Shad O'Neal ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey (as Shad O'Neel Ph.D.) / science team: Extreme Ice Survey (as Shad O'Neel Ph.D.)
Julie Palmer ... transcription services
Tad Pfeffer ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey (as Tad Pfeffer Ph.D.) / science team: Extreme Ice Survey (as Tad Pfeffer Ph.D.)
Dylan H. Reiff ... production insurance: D.R. Reiff & Associates
Larissa Rhodes ... production coordinator
Eric Rignot ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Eric Rignot Ph.D.)
Loretta Sandstrom ... transcription services
Dave Sauer ... field team: Alaska, Extreme Ice Survey
Silver Scivoli ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey
Martin Sharp ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Martin Sharp Ph.D.)
Oddur Sigurdsson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Oddur Sigurdsson Ph.D.) / science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Oddur Sigurdsson Ph.D.)
Sport ... production assistant
Lloyd Steele ... legal services (as Lloyd N. Steele Esq.)
Konrad Steffen ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Konrad Steffen Ph.D.) / science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Konrad Steffen Ph.D.)
Robert Stein ... legal services (as Robert Stein Esq.)
Nick Steiner ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey
Árni Már Sturluson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Jónatan Smári Svavarsson ... field team: Iceland, Extreme Ice Survey
Marco Tedesco ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Marco Tedesco Ph.D.) / science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Marco Tedesco Ph.D.)
Martin Truffer ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Martin Truffer Ph.D.)
Slawek Tulaczyk ... field team: Greenland, Extreme Ice Survey (as Slawek Tulaczyk Ph.D.)
Isabella Velicogna ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Isabella Vellicogna Ph.D.)
Christian Vincent ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as Christian Vincent Ph.D.)
Anker Weidick ... historic calving front locations courtesy of: Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
James White ... science advisor: Extreme Ice Survey (as James White Ph.D.)
Mike Lane ... client services (uncredited)
Gary E Schreiber ... tax accountant (uncredited)
Katy Wynn ... production coordinator (uncredited)

Thanks 

Kailas Abbott ... this film is dedicated to our children
Logan Abbott ... this film is dedicated to our children
Conrad Anker ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Alvina Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as James and Alvina Balog)
Emily Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Simone and Emily Balog) / this film is dedicated to our children
James Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as James and Suzanne Balog)
James Bartos Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as James and Alvina Balog)
Michael Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Simone Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Simone and Emily Balog) / this film is dedicated to our children
Stephen Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Suzanne Balog ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as James and Suzanne Balog)
Amir Bar-Lev ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Michael Barnathan ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Leroy Barnes ... this film is dedicated to our children
John Battsek ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Robin Beeck ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Danny Bensi ... special thanks: "Before My Time"
Phil Benson ... special thanks: Skywalker Sound
Kayvon Beykpour ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Britt Billmaier ... this film is dedicated to our children
Kris Billmaier ... this film is dedicated to our children
Helen Bing ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Dillon Bishop ... this film is dedicated to our children
Grace Bishop ... this film is dedicated to our children
Julian Bishop ... this film is dedicated to our children
Hugh Bollinger ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Astrid Box ... this film is dedicated to our children
Ronald M. Bozman ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Ron Bozman)
Brook Byers ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Shawn Byers ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Aaron Carpenter ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Bennett Cawood ... this film is dedicated to our children
Wyatt Cawood ... this film is dedicated to our children
Chris Centeno ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Chris Centeno M.D.)
Angela Cheng ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Peter Coggan ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Carolyn Stein Cohen ... this film is dedicated to our children
Lisa Cole ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Chris Columbus ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Jack Conte ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Adelaide Coombe ... this film is dedicated to our children
Oliver Coombe ... this film is dedicated to our children
Jan Crittenden ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Roque David ... this film is dedicated to our children
Blu Devanon ... this film is dedicated to our children
Rebecca Didomenico ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Rebecca Didomenico and Stephen Perry)
Dennis Dimick ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Thomas Dolby ... the filmmakers wish to thank
William Donnelly ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Geralyn White Dreyfous ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Eralyn Dreyfous)
Orri P. Dyrason ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Orri Dýrason)
Mark Eaton ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Juliet Eilperin ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Khalif El Salaam ... this film is dedicated to our children
Michael Elliott ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Casey Fagre ... this film is dedicated to our children
Danielle Fagre ... this film is dedicated to our children
Hillman Family ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Simonds Family ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Betsy Fink ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Jesse Fink ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Alice Fiori ... the filmmakers wish to thank
The Fisher Family ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Brooks Fisher and The Fisher Family)
Brooks Fisher ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Brooks Fisher and The Fisher Family)
Dave Fox ... the filmmakers wish to thank
John Francis ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as John Francis Ph.D.)
Heidi Frederick ... special thanks: "Before My Time"
Jen Freehill ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Dan Friedlander ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Ali Fujino ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Leslie Getty ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Richard Goldman ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Jane Goodall ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Jane Goodall DBE Ph.D.)
Lauren Gotthelf ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Jonathan Greber ... special thanks: Skywalker Sound (as Jon Greber)
David Griffin ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Jonathan Halperin ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Geoff Hansen ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Bill Head ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Bill and Mary Head)
Mary Head ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Bill and Mary Head)
Phillip Lloyd Hegel ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Teresa Heinz ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Gerd Henghuber ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Chuck Herring ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
John Hickenlooper ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Governor John Hickenlooper)
Quayle Hodek ... the filmmakers wish to thank
David Holbrooke ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Maia Hood ... this film is dedicated to our children
Sydney Hood ... this film is dedicated to our children
David Hosansky ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Michael Houlihan ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Eliot Hulet ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Susie and Eliot Hulet)
Susie Hulet ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Susie and Eliot Hulet)
Jim Hurrell ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Jim Hurrell Ph.D.)
Sarah E. Johnson ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Ginny Jordan ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Tim Kelly ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Jeffrey Kiehl ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Jeffrey Jeffrey Ph.D.)
Emily Dehn Knight ... this film is dedicated to our children
Max D. Knight ... this film is dedicated to our children
Charlie Knowles ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Imogene Krahling ... this film is dedicated to our children
Ingrid Krahling ... this film is dedicated to our children
Hannah Kramer ... this film is dedicated to our children
Jeremy Kramer ... this film is dedicated to our children
Alan Kress ... special thanks: "Before My Time"
Elena Lagoutova ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Raleigh Latham ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
David Lawrence ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as David Lawrence Ph.D.)
Paul Lee ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Linda Leigh ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Linda Leigh Ph.D.)
Bob Loveman ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Bob and Gail Loveman)
Gail Loveman ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Bob and Gail Loveman)
Josh Lowden ... special thanks: Skywalker Sound
Julie Lythcott-Haims ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Rebecca Martin ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Vance Martin ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Melissa Matchett ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Jill Mazursky ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Kate McCormick ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Roy McCutchen ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
John McGreevy ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as John McGreevey)
Mark Meier ... thanks: pioneering time-lapse photography, Extreme Ice Survey
Janis Mendelsohn ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Judy Meschel ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Greg Miller ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Megan Miller ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Max Monroe ... this film is dedicated to our children
Eutimia Montoya ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Charlotte Moore ... special thanks: Skywalker Sound
Bob Morehouse ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Coleman Oz Myers ... this film is dedicated to our children
Gib Myers ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Susan Myers ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Daniel Nocera ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Daniel Nocera Ph.D.)
Bob O'Connor ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Donovan O'Neel ... this film is dedicated to our children
Camilla Olson ... special thanks: "Before My Time"
John Orlowski ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Lillian Orlowski ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Victoria Orlowski ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Parris Patton ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Mackenzie Patton-Donnelly ... this film is dedicated to our children
Stephen Perry ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey (as Rebecca Didomenico and Stephen Perry)
Curt Pesmen ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Jesse Pesmen ... this film is dedicated to our children
Joshua Pesmen ... this film is dedicated to our children
Jenny Pfeffer ... this film is dedicated to our children
William Pfeffer ... this film is dedicated to our children
John Phinney ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as John Phinney DPT OCS)
Isabella Pingrey ... this film is dedicated to our children
Don Poe ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Austin Post ... thanks: pioneering time-lapse photography, Extreme Ice Survey
Louie Psihoyos ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Mia Ray ... this film is dedicated to our children
Sean Ray ... this film is dedicated to our children
Geoffrey Richman ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Howard Roffman ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Ellie Ruddick ... this film is dedicated to our children
Paul Russo Jr. ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Paul Russo)
Keeva Sage ... this film is dedicated to our children
Theodore Schlegel ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Theodore Schlegel M.D.)
Matt Schultz ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Matt and Shawna Schultz)
Shawna Schultz ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Matt and Shawna Schultz)
Jeff Seibert ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Robert L. Seigel ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of (as Robert Seigel Esq.)
Hostios Silva ... this film is dedicated to our children
Miriam Stein ... this film is dedicated to our children
Leland Sutton ... this film is dedicated to our children
Matthew Sutton ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Max Sutton ... this film is dedicated to our children
Stella Tallmon ... this film is dedicated to our children
Emma Templeton ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Ondi Timoner ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Mark Troutman ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Lesa Ukman ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Joe Ventura ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Mariana Vertenstein ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Jen Wang ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Ming-Ying Wei ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Georgia Welles ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Peter Welles ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Galen Weston ... thanks: Extreme Ice Survey
Mark Zwonitzer ... this film could not have been made without the generous support of
Crew believed to be complete

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