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Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky was born on February 22, 1955 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He is known for his work on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (2018), Watermark (2013) and Ivory Burn (2020). See full bio »

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Watermark Director
Ivory Burn Director
Payback Camera and Electrical Department


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 2020 Ivory Burn (Video documentary short)
 2018 Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (Documentary)
 2013 Watermark (Documentary)
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 2018 Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (Documentary) (additional camera)
 2012/I Payback (Documentary) (additional camera: New Orleans, Louisiana)
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 2018 Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Watermark (Documentary) (executive producer)
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 2020 In Sane (Documentary short)
 2019 2019 Canadian Screen Awards (TV Special)
 2017 Out of the Bush Garden (Short)
Self - Photographer
 2017 The Filmmakers (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- Manufactured Landscapes (2017) ... Self - Guest
 2010 Water: Our Thirsty World (Documentary short)
 2006 Manufactured Landscapes (Documentary)

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It's very easy to get judgmental. You know: corporations, you're bad; environmentalists, you're good. It has that polarizing effect. And then nobody respects either. What I want to say to corporations is: A dead planet is bad for business. Your business model falls apart when everybody is dying. And from the environmentalist point of view: how do we go about feeding and clothing and housing seven... See more »


He was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on April 6, 2006. See more »

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