Waterlife

Waterlife

| 1 h 49 min
campus

Waterlife is a documentary film about the Great Lakes that follows the flow of the lakes' water from the Nipigon River to the Atlantic Ocean. The film's goal is to take viewers on a tour of an incredibly beautiful ecosystem that is facing complex challenges.


Also, check out the Waterlife interactive web project.

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Credits
  • writer
    Kevin McMahon
  • director
    Kevin McMahon
  • narrator
    Gord Downie
  • cinematographer
    John Minh Tran
  • editor
    Christopher Donaldson
  • visual effects design
    Mark Alberts
  • chief engineer
    Scott Burton
  • underwater photography
    Warren Fletcher
  • sound designer
    Grant Edmonds
  • sound recordist
    Sanjay Mehta
  • sound re-recording mixer
    Martin Lee
  • production manager
    Kim Creelman
    Lisa Broadfoot
    Tara Boire
  • executive producer
    Mark Achbar
    Betsy Carson
    Michael McMahon
    Silva Basmajian
  • commissioning editor
    Michael Kot
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
    Kristina McLaughlin
    Michael McMahon
  • speaker
    Bruce Baur
    Ernest Benedict
    John K. Brice
    Robert Budds
    Harriette F. Cassick
    Jacob W. Cassick
    Leonard R. Cassick
    Pat Chow-Frasier
    Robert S. Christenson
    Christopher Clayton Carlson
    Dan Couchie
    Andrea Curtis
    Erica Curtis
    Véronik de La Chenelière
    Joanne E. DeJonge
    Julianne Dyble
    Dean Edwardson
    Rick Findlay
    Margaret A. Frisbie
    Michael Gilbertson
    Kenny Goodchild
    Prody Goodchild
    John Goodman
    Jeremiah L. Greene
    G.D. Haffner
    William A. Hartman
    Darren Henry
    John Jackson
    Sam D. Kendrick
    Gail Krantzberg
    Bommanna Krishnappan
    Randy Lindsey
    Ada Lockridge
    James P. Ludwig
    Jack MacRae
    Alan P. Mammoser
    Josephine Mandamin
    Pamela Martin
    Douglas Martz
    Clifford D. Maust
    Joe McBride
    Mike Meeker
    Chris Metcalfe
    Tom Muir
    John Nelson
    Todd Nettesheim
    Scott Parker
    Joanne Parrott
    James W. Pershing
    James W. Ridgway
    Steven S. Rose
    John Sager
    Susan Schantz
    Marty L. Schoonover
    Charles B. Shea
    Jim Sherry
    Kathryn Caps Smith
    Mike Steeves
    Ed Sverko
    Donald Tadgerson
    Marc Tuchman
    Ben Vanden Wymelenberg
    Hannah Vanden Wymelenberg
    Mary Jo Vanden Wymelenberg
    Chris Walton
    Chip Weseloh
    Gary Whitney
    Colleen Wulfker
  • researcher
    Doug Draper
    Liz Etherington
    Elizabeth Klinck
  • timelapse photography
    Scott Burton
  • remote photography
    Scott Burton
  • additional camera
    Doug Clevenger
    Christopher Romeike
  • additional editing
    Robert Swartz
  • post-production supervisor
    Eric Wiegand
  • assistant editor
    Robert Coleman
  • assistant sound editor
    Rainer Millar-Blanchaer
  • camera assistant
    Ryan Woon
  • grip
    Dylan McMahon
  • additional sound recording
    Brent Haliskie
    Margus Jukkum
    Doug Kaye
    Mark Lopez
    Jason Miligan
    Dylan Reibling
    Eric Wiegand
    Lori Chodos
  • production assistant
    Rachel Thompson
    Dylan Reibling
    Lori Chodos
    Alex Fields
    Nick DeRoo
    Katheline Nadine Kaur Gill
    Rachel Wolther
    Stéphanie Dubeau
    Jake Knoflook
  • helicopter pilot
    Tom Waqué
    Michael Frank
  • production team
    Mark Alberts
    Darrel Crowswell
    Mark Diokno
    Mark Maxwell
    Raymond Ng
  • production coordinator
    Jen Mulqueen
    Julianne Hazelwood
  • sales executive
    Grace Carnale Davis
  • manager of digital imaging
    Brian Reid
  • digital imaging project supervisor
    Patrick Duchesne
  • digital imaging project coordinator
    Jeremy Kay
  • digital imaging colourist
    Jim Fleming
  • online editor
    Frank Biasi
  • digital film supervisor
    Andrew Pascoe
  • digital film technician
    Margaret Mansell
  • colour timer
    Louis Casado
  • assistant sound re-recording mixer
    Mandy Ley
    Joe Morrow
  • original music
    Kurt Swinghammer
  • music editor
    Christopher Donaldson
  • music clearances
    Elizabeth Klinck

  • Big fan of the film. Is there a way, with a Campus subscription, to provide a secure link for it to students , through Google Classroom?

    , 8 Apr 2019
  • None

    i can't see your page, and i don't know . What can i do for see it?

    None, 18 Dec 2018
  • DougW

    Liked the film but on drinking water it dropped the ball as far as education content and just spread fear and misinformation. To state that bottled water is just tap water with a bit of filtration is complete misinformation. Nanofiltration ( which itself would remove almost all large organic chemicals) followed by reverse osmosis which would remove 99.9% of everything including dissolved salts. So ultra trace chemicals would become non detectable. The next time drinking water was discussed the stated ultra trace amounts have been detected but then goes on to list a raft of human diseases but show no link or evidence to any of them. If there was a higher level in the great lakes basin that would at be cause for concern.

    DougW, 6 Sep 2015