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188 Ratings

Chasing Ice

Directed by Jeff Orlowski
United States, Bolivia, 2012


Science, spectacle and human passion mix in this stunningly cinematic portrait as National Geographic photographer James Balog captures time-lapse photography of glaciers over several years providing tangible visual evidence of climate change.

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Chasing Ice Directed by Jeff Orlowski

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

Sundance Film Festival

2012 | 2 wins including: Documentary (Cinematography Award)

SXSW Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Audience Award (Festival Favorites)

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