Shortlisted for the 2013 Academy Awards, ‘Chasing Ice’ (2012) is considered a frontrunner in the Oscar race. Jeff Orlowski has agreed to answer a few questions before the holidays begin.
Q: How does it feel to be shortlisted for the 2013 Oscars?
JO: It somewhat goes without saying, but it is incredibly amazing to be on the shortlist. Our whole team is beside ourselves. There really are no words to describe how amazing it feels to be recognized like this. But most importantly, all the accolades are drawing more and more attention to the issue. That’s really the amazing thing about all of this. Read more on Chatting with Jeff Orlowski, Director of ‘Chasing Ice’…
Of the several feature documentaries that have been shortlisted for the 2013 Academy Awards, ‘Chasing Ice‘ (2012) is considered a frontrunner in the Oscar race. To share some thoughts after the completion and making it onto the 2013 Academy Awards shortlist for best documentary is one of the producers, Paula Dupré Pesmen, who also produced the multi-awarded and 2010 Oscar winner, ‘The Cove’ (2009). While preparing for film festivals and promotional events, she answered a few questions.
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From the producer of The Cove (2009), Chasing Ice (2012) is one of the most profound and phenomenally shot documentaries to be released in 2012. From the beginning, the audience sees clip after clip of news footage about natural disasters that has happened within recent years, which successfully ends with a well-known reporter telling the world that there isn’t such a thing as global warming. I think this segment is meant to remind people of the dangerous encounters we’ve had with nature and it brings the audience into thinking about the serious fears awaiting in the future. Read more on Chasing Ice (***½)…
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