NorthWinds specializes in documentaries and film support in remote locations. Our films vary from expedition & adventure films, documentaries on waste management to experimental art films.
NorthWinds is featured in many polar films, and offers the following support to film crews: Guiding, Logistical support, Safety, Equipment rentals, Dog teams. We also offer production services, camera operators, photographers.
2015 – present:
An adventure documentary following Sarah McNair-Landry and Erik Boomer on their epic120-day dog-sledding expedition around Baffin Island.
We teamed up with RedBull Media House and director / magician Jochen Schmoll on this amazing project:
2013 – 2015
Directed and produced “Gauge,” an experimental art installation. Monumental ice walls appear to emerge out of the frozen ocean, due to the rise and fall of the tide beneath the ice.
Sarah directed, wrote and shot “Taking Shape”, a 10-minute documentary profiling an Inuit artist, produced by the National Film Board of Canada.
Check out the film HERE
We got to collaboration with super talented filmmaker Skip Armstrong at Wazee Motion Pictures on Expedition Q, which toured film festivals around the world.
Directed, wrote and researched “Pour ne pas perdre le Nord” of a 25 min French documentary on waste management problems in the North, produced by the National Film Board of Canada. The documentary played in environmental film festivals across Canada and aired on CBC and Radio Canada.
Directed, filmed and edited “Pittarak”, a 22 min adventure film about a kite skiing crossing of the Greenland Icecap.