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Speechless: The Polar Realm

Beautifully filmed over a decade in the Arctic, Antarctic and subpolar regions by Nature Photographer Richard Sidey, The Polar Realm is a visual meditation of light, life, loss and wonder at the ends of the globe.

  • Richard Sidey
    Director of Photography
    Landscapes at the World's Ends, Aeon
  • Richard Sidey
    Landscapes at the World's Ends, Aeon
  • Miriama Young
    Original Music
  • Mirabai Peart
  • Ryan Franscesconi
    Acoustic Guitar
  • Hospital Hill
    Soundtrack Mastering
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Non Verbal, Documentary, Wildlife, Nature, Climate Change, Antarctica, Arctic, Ice, Experimental, Nature Photography
  • Runtime:
    44 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 25, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 NZD
  • Country of Origin:
    New Zealand
  • Country of Filming:
    Antarctica, Canada, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Greenland, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital SLR
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Documentary Edge
    Auckland & Wellington, New Zealand
    May 21, 2015
    World Premiere
    Best NZ Cinematography
  • Wildlife Conservation Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    Best Music and Nature Film
  • Wolves Independent International Film Festival
    Best of Festival
Director Biography

Independent Filmmaker, Expedition & Nature Photographer based in Wanaka, New Zealand

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