Antarctica: A Year On Ice: Post Production Updates for "Antarctica: A Year on Ice"
Post Production Updates for "Antarctica: A Year on Ice"
We are well into post production of the theatrical cut now. The picture edit is locked at 91 minutes long. I managed to survive the trauma of slicing away nearly half an hour of footage from the rough cut with editor Simon Price. We also snuck a few new scenes in there too though.
So now Plan9 are busily composing some great music, Tim Prebble is busily making awesome noises, and Chris Todd is making us sound good.
Some really good news is that Park Road Post have come on board big time, and will be doing the final cinema color grade, 5.1 surround sound mix, and digital cinema projection output. Also the New Zealand Film Commission will be contributing to the final funding, which will allow that extra level of cinematic finish.
It seems a bit surreal sometimes going from being a guy wandering around the frozen wilderness breaking too many cameras, to having a feature film being finished off in one of the top facilities in the world.
The film has been confirmed for the New Zealand International Film Festival in July, and submissions have begun to some of the other international venues. I'll keep you posted on viewing opportunities as they are announced.
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Posted by Anthony and Christine Powell at 2/27/2013 9:22 PM Categories: uncategorized
Winner: Grand Jury Selection Best Film Laughlin International Film Festival
Winner: Peoples Choice Best Film Scottsdale International Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Bel-Air Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Twin Cities Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Orlando Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Calgary International Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Indie Fest USA
Winner: Best Documentary Eugene International Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Red Dirt Film Festival
Winner: Best Documentary Foyle Film Festival UK
Winner: Best Documentary Louisville Festival of Film
Winner: Best Cinematography Indie Fest USA
Winner: Discovery Award Best First Film (Documentary Category) Calgary International Film Festival
Winner: Best Adventure Reel Breckenridge Film Festival
Finalist New Zealand Film Awards: Best Documentary, Best Documentary Director, Best Documentary Cinematography, Best Documentary Editing. (winners TBA)
Official Selection: New Zealand International Film Festival, Aspen Film Festival, San Diego Film Festival, Explorers Club New York, Calgary International Film Festival, Edmonton International Film
Festival, Commffest Toronto, Lowell International Film Festival, Tacoma International Film Festival, Bel-Air International Film Festival, Scottsdale International Film Festival, Breckenridge Film
Festival, Bend Film Fest, Orlando Film Festival, Naples International Film Festival, Louisville International Film Festival, Laughlin International Film Festival, Twin Cities Film Festival, Banff
Mountain Film Festival, St Louis International Film Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival, Foyle Film Festival, Sedona Film Festival, Yosemite Range of Light Film Festival, Docpoint Helsinki
Anthony Powell has been working in Antarctica with his wife Christine for many years.
After over 10 years of filming, they have just finished making the feature length film Antarctica: A Year On Ice. A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full
year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the harshest place on Earth.
Anthony has had his work appear in numerous films and TV shows all over the world, and most recently featured in the Emmy Award winning BBC series Frozen Planet.