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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

June 15, 2019

By Jonathan Lambert and Rebecca Ellis | NPR Humans have made an indelible mark on the planet. Since the mid-20th century, we’ve accelerated the digging of mines, construction of dams, expansion of cities and clearing of forests for agriculture — activity that will be visible in the geological record for eons to come. Some scientists are calling…

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The Royal Canadian Geographical Society Partners with The Anthropocene Project on Canada-Wide Education Program Detailing the Extent of Human Impact on the Planet

June 13, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2019, 7 a.m. EST The Royal Canadian Geographical Society Partners with The Anthropocene Project on Canada-Wide Education Program Detailing the Extent of Human Impact on the Planet TORONTO and OTTAWA — This fall, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) will bring a unique bilingual education program to teachers across Canada in…

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La Société géographique royale du Canada collabore avec Le projet Anthropocène sur un programme éducatif à l’échelle du Canada qui décrit l’étendue des répercussions humaines sur la planète

June 13, 2019

Pour diffusion immédiate : le 13 juin 2019, 7h, HNE   La Société géographique royale du Canada collabore avec Le projet Anthropocène sur un programme éducatif à l’échelle du Canada qui décrit l’étendue des répercussions humaines sur la planète   Toronto et Ottawa : Cet automne, la Société géographique royale du Canada (SGRC) proposera un…

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Anthropocene, L’impronta Umana Sulla Terra

May 19, 2019

By Daniele Del Moro | Green Planet News Alla FONDAZIONE MAST [Manifattura di Arti, Sperimentazione e Tecnologia] di Bologna arriva in anteprima in Europa la mostra che indaga l’impatto dell’uomo sul pianeta attraverso le straordinarie immagini di Edward Burtynsky, i filmati di Jennifer Baichwal e Nicholas de Pencier e le esperienze immersive di realtà aumentata Anthropocene, la mostra…

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Burtynsky con Baichwal e de Pencier al Mast

May 15, 2019

35 fotografie, 4 enormi murales, alcune videoinstallazioni e 3 installazioni di realtà aumentata By Monica Poggi | Il Giornale dell’Arte numero 397, maggio 2019 Bologna. Siamo nell’Antropocene, vale a dire: stiamo distruggendo il nostro pianeta. Ce lo ripetono scienziati e ricercatori, lo urlano le proteste giovanili in piazza e da qualche anno lo sottolineano  anche gli…

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The Anthropocene Project

May 14, 2019

By Daniel Nash | Billionaire A highly-anticipated multimedia project documents the indelible human footprint on the Earth. From concrete seawalls in China that now cover 60 percent of the mainland coast, to the biggest terrestrial machines ever built in Germany, to psychedelic potash mines in Russia’s Ural Mountains, to the devastated Great Barrier Reef in Australia,…

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Edward Burtynsky, le Yann Arthus-Bertrand de la fin du monde

May 6, 2019

By Margaux Dussert | L’ADN Les images du photographe Edward Burtynsky ont des allures de peintures abstraites. Avec elles, c’est la dévastation de la Terre par nos industries que ce dernier enregistre : une réalité de pétrole, de métal, de pelleteuses et d’épaves. L’anthropocène vu du ciel en somme. J’ai toujours été frappé par ce paradoxe :…

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An Artful Invocation

April 18, 2019

Muse Magazine A few months ago, I stepped inside one of my favourite places. As an Art History major, the AGO feels like nothing short of a home. During this final year of my studies, the topic of public engagement has been particularly relevant, especially as we broach discussions of what comes next for our…

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Anthropocene (Goose Lane Editions) Wins Canadian Museums Association Award

April 18, 2019

Anthropocene (Goose Lane Editions, 2018) is the winner of Outstanding Achievement in Research in the art category by the Canadian Museums Association. The award, presented in Toronto on April 17th at the AMA’s 2019 National Conference, was the latest honour for the book, film and gallery project, which was deemed by judges as “nationally significant and exceeded the current standard of…

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‘Anthropocene’ Tops Canadian Screen Award Doc Winners

April 1, 2019

By Pat Mullen | Point of View Magazine Jennifer Baichwal, Nick de Pencier, and Ed Burtynsky are triple crown winners! The team scored its third win from the Canadian Academy when Anthropocene: The Human Epoch took the Ted Rogers Award for Best Documentary Feature at last night’s Canadian Screen Awards. The filmmakers previously won the Genie for 2006’s Manufactured…

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Reel Causes to screen Anthropocene documentary and address waste reduction in Vancouver

April 1, 2019

By Craig Takeuchi | The Georgia Straight A critically acclaimed documentary about the impact of human activity upon the Earth will provide talking points for how to address local problems about waste. Reel Causes, which holds film screenings with panel discussions to address social issues, will be holding a screening of the Canadian documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch at 7…

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“How are we part of nature, and we act like we’re not?” – An Interview with Jennifer Baichwal

April 1, 2019

Doc10 Since her stunning 2006 documentary “Manufactured Landscapes,” Jennifer Baichwal has emerged as one of the cinema’s most foremost poets of ecological devastation. Made in collaboration with Canadian photographer and artist Edward Burtynsky, famous for his large-scale photographs of industrial landscapes, Baichwal’s recent films show the startling visual evidence of humankind’s impact on the planet.…

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Crave Original Documentaries SHARKWATER EXTINCTION and ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH Anchor Earth Day on Crave, April 22

March 19, 2019

TORONTO (March 19, 2019) – As Canadians prepare to celebrate the best in documentary filmmaking at this year’s Hot Docs Festival, Bell Media’s Crave, home to an unmatched collection of more than 500 documentaries, commemorates Earth Day with two powerful and moving original documentaries from some of Canada’s most prolific and celebrated filmmakers. Read the…

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Co-directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky’s third non-fiction collaboration, following ‘Manufactured Landscapes’ and ‘Watermark,’ looks at the devastation the human race has caused the planet.

March 7, 2019

By Boyd van Hoeij | The Hollywood Reporter Co-directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky’s third non-fiction collaboration, following ‘Manufactured Landscapes’ and ‘Watermark,’ looks at the devastation the human race has caused the planet. Real doomsday scenarios are mostly the domain of comic book movies these days, even if our own planet could use…

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DP/Co-Director Nicholas de Pencier CSC on “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch”

March 5, 2019

ARRI A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive impact on Earth, “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” is a four years in the making feature documentary from the award-winning team of Nicholas de Pencier, Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky. In this interview, Pencier talks about the film’s stunning visual design and capturing it on the ARRI AMIRA camera…

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Tire towers, mesmerizing mines and deforestation: Amazing aerial photos show the staggering scope and scale of how humans reshaped the planet

February 28, 2019

By Dusica Sue Malesevic | DailyMail.com The images are, at times, otherworldly and unrecognizable. Others clearly show the tire towers, highways bisecting lush green fields, and row after row of water-damaged cars. For photographer Edward Burtynsky, his aerial takes of landscapes, such as the one above of a phosphor tailings pond in Florida, are a way…

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CIFF43 Announces Director Spotlight Award Recipient: Jennifer Baichwal

February 26, 2019

In 2003 at the 27th CIFF, the Cleveland International Film Festival launched its Director Spotlight Award. The purpose of this program is to showcase directors with distinguished careers by featuring a retrospective of their past work and screenings of their most recent film available. Over the years we have highlighted a variety of impactful filmmakers…

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‘Anthropocene,’ the Groundbreaking Exhibition With Thought-Provoking Imagery and AR Installations, Will Travel From Canada to Europe

February 20, 2019

ARTFIXdaily Breathtaking photographs and films, immersive augmented reality experiences, cutting-edge technology: Anthropocene ends Friday in Ottawa This groundbreaking exhibition explores human impact on the planet through large-scale photographs by Edward Burtynsky, film installations by Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier and, new from the artists, augmented reality installations. A 236-page exhibition book is available. The show will travel to Fondazione…

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‘Anthropocene’ Introduces the Darkest Man-Made Wonders of the World

February 18, 2019

By Luke Hicks | Nonfics Astonishment. Pure, lurid, ravishing, genuine astonishment. That is Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. At times, you have to quadruple take, and what you’re looking at still doesn’t fully click. It’s so impossible to comprehend yet such a significant achievement in scientific study and documentary storytelling. Its story is massive in scope. On the…

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Berlin Fest’s ‘Anthropocene’ Looks at Human Impact on the Environment

February 13, 2019

By Nick Clement | Variety The documentary “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch,” which screens as a Berlinale Special, exists as one part of a multimedia project, conceived by a trio of passionate and dedicated filmmakers: Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky. The Canadian production enlisted Oscar-winner Alicia Vikander for voice-over duties and serves as one…

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A man-made landscape is writ large on the screen in Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

February 11, 2019

By David D’Arcy | The Art Newspaper After its US premier at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, the visually stunning documentary heads to Berlin The deep brown curves of a strip mine in New Mexico seem like contours of a woven carpet. So do the rows of a palm oil plantation in Borneo alongside a…

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Inside the “Anthropocene” Film

February 9, 2019

By Jade Begay | Sierra Magazine Do you ever look at your phone and wonder where the materials for the device came from, how they were excavated, and how that process may or may not have contributed to the collapse of life as we know it here on planet Earth? The thought only crosses my mind…

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REVIEW – Edward Burtynsky with Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier: Anthropocene (Steidl, 2018)

February 7, 2019

By Katriina Etholén I have here on my table the latest book by the Toronto based photographer Edward Burtynsky. The scale of the book is impressive – three kilos, 36 by 29 centimetres and 236 pages. But it’s not just the book’s size that is impressive; the theme is vast as well. It was while…

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This Green Earth – February 5, 2019 Nicholas de Pencier

February 5, 2019

KPCW Radio During the second half of the show, Chris and Nell spoke with Nicholas de Pencier, one of the filmmakers of ANTHROPOCENE, which just screened as a feature documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.  The film is described as a cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet. Amidst stunning imagery , the…

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Alicia Vikander-Narrated Climate Change Doc ‘Anthropocene’ Nabbed by Kino Lorber

January 30, 2019

By Etan Vlessing | Hollywood Reporter The Canadian film, by directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky, is set for a September theatrical release. The Canadian documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, narrated by Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, has had its U.S. rights nabbed by Kino Lorber. The climate change film that explores the human impact on…

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Seville International licences ‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’ to Kino Lorber (exclusive)

January 30, 2019

By Jeremy Kay | Screen Daily Seville International announced from Sundance on Tuesday (29) it has licensed US rights on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch to Kino Lorber and struck key additional international sales. The documentary from Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky is the first acquisition by Kino Lorber in association with Kanopy, the free streaming…

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“Filming in 44 Locations in 22 Countries on Six Continents”: DP Nicholas de Pencier on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

January 29, 2019

Filmmaker Magazine DP Nicholas de Pencier has long collaborated with his wife, director Jennifer Baichwal, on her projects. One of their most acclaimed films, Manufactured Landscapes, was a profile of large-format landscape photographer (and fellow Canadian) Edward Burtynsky. Now, on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, Burtynsky moves from subject to collaborator on a large project tackling nothing less…

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“Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” Beautifully portrays the horrors of man’s new era

January 28, 2019

By Pamela Powell | Reel Honest Reviews ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” is the third film by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky to address the environment, preceded by “Manufactured Landscapes” (2006) and “Watermark” (2013). The film, narrated in layman’s terms by Alicia Vikander, gives us a stunning visual education of our current world’s state as we…

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“I was Amazed That We Got Permission to Film in Russia”: Directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky | Anthropocene – The Human Epoch

January 25, 2019

Filmmaker Magazine Whenever directors watch their own films, they always do so with the knowledge that there are moments that occurred during their production — whether that’s in the financing and development or shooting or post — that required incredible ingenuity, skill, planning or just plain luck, but whose difficulty is invisible to most spectators.…

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The Sundance Reel – January 25, 2019 Anthropocene; The Human Epoch

January 25, 2019

By Leslie Thatcher & Barb Bretz | KPCW On today’s #TheSundanceReel, Directors Jennifer Baichwal, Ed Burtynsky, and Nicholas de Pencier talk about Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, in the Spotlight category. Listen here.

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