Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas de Pencier’

How Humans Have Changed the Earth’s Geology

Brut Media Humans are a relatively new addition to the earth, but we have changed geology more than any natural force. This epoch is called anthropocene — and it might be the last one. These changes to nature, caused by human alteration and are supported by overwhelming evidence, are referred to as the Anthropocene. “The…

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INTERVIEW: ‘Anthropocene’ doc examines reengineering of planet Earth

By John Soltes | Hollywood Soapbox The human footprint on planet Earth has proved to be destructive and life-changing. In fact, increasingly it has become fatal, for both flora and fauna in the world, and the new documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch details the ravages upon the natural world by the most powerful species spread throughout the…

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DRAMATIC PHOTOS CAPTURE HOW HUMANS HAVE CHANGED THE EARTH

By Peter Carbonera | Newsweek Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a documentary film by Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier that paints a beautiful and terrifying picture of what human beings are doing to the Earth. Since the early 1980s Burtynsky, a Canadian photographer, has been documenting what he calls “intentional landscapes,” the big…

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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

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

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

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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A Good Anthropocene

By Edward Burtynsky As we get closer to the launch of the The Anthropocene Project it’s important to acknowledge some of the positive stories that we’ve documented in the last few years, which have the potential to set us up for #AGoodAnthropocene. But in the face of inevitable human influence on the Earth, what does…

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The Haunting Snapshots of an Environment Under Siege

By Michael Hardy | WIRED NORILSK, RUSSIA, IS an industrial city of 175,000 people located 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, a place so far north that it is completely dark for two months every winter. Founded as a Soviet prison labor camp, an estimated 650,000 prisoners were sent here by Stalin between 1935 and 1956; 250,000…

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Edward Burtynsky Captures the ‘Human Signature’ of the Proposed New Anthropocene Era

By Kat Barandy | designboom this fall, the canadian photography institute of the national gallery of canada and the art gallery of ontario will co-present ‘anthropocene.’ these two new contemporary art exhibitions tell the story of the human impact on the earth and feature the work of photographer edward burtynsky. in the year 2000, nobel-prize winning chemist paul jozef crutzen first…

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Baichwal, Burtynsky Partner Again for Anthropocene

By Jordan Pinto | Playback | January 11, 2016 If you’ve never heard the word “Anthropocene” then you’re probably not alone. The term, which describes a new geological epoch brought about by man’s impact on the planet, is the focal point of a new documentary from award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky and Mercury Film’s DOP…

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Return of the Anthropocene Team

Strictly Docs | January 11, 2016 Director Jennifer Baichwal with producer/cinematographer Nick de Pencier and 
world-renowned photographer and co-director Edward Burtynsky are reuniting for a third time to make Anthropocene – a unique documentary looking at our current geologic time period. And why exactly is that worth investigating, you say? Well, for those familiar with the filmmakers’ works will…

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Principal Photography Has Commenced on Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky’s Feature Documentary Anthropocene

Press Release | January 8, 2016 The third film in a trilogy that includes multiple award-winning films Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark, Anthropocene is again a collaboration among co-director Jennifer Baichwal and producer/cinematographer Nick de Pencier of Mercury Films, and world-renowned photographer and co-director Edward Burtynsky. Continue reading.

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Baichwal, Burtynsky Begin Anthropocene

Northern Stars | January 8, 2016 The third film in a trilogy that includes multiple award-winning films Manufactured Landscapes and Watermark, Anthropocene is again a collaboration among co-director Jennifer Baichwal and producer/cinematographer Nick de Pencier of Mercury Films, and world-renowned photographer and co-director Edward Burtynsky. Continue reading on Northern Stars. 

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