INTO THE ARCTIC:

AWAKENING

INTO THE ARCTIC: AWAKENING

 

SYNOPSIS

 

Untamed beauty and the lure of the North have drawn artist Cory Trépanier to paint the Canadian Arctic for over a decade.

 

Preparing for a touring exhibition to premiere in Washington DC, he now heads back on an expedition to complete his vision.

 

But much has changed since he first went North. Shrinking sea ice is opening the door to a world hungry for its resources. Remoteness can no longer protect this land or its people from the coming impacts.

 

For 9 weeks and 25,000 kilometres, Cory immerses himself into the Arctic. Explores with Inuit elders. Paddles the most northerly canoe route in North America. Walks in the footsteps of early explorers John Rae and John Franklin. Voyages through the Northwest Passage. And deeply connects with a changing land, to bring it to the eyes of those who may never see it.

 

With the future of the North at a crossroads, can a simple stick and some bristle paint the Arctic into the hearts and minds of others, so far away?

 

Length: 76 minutes

Completion: 2018

Project Website: www.intothearctic.ca

PRE-RELEASE SCREENING

(under previous title: Into The Arctic 3: The Last Chapter)

 

April 11, 2018: MONACO

Location:  Musée Océanographique de Monaco

Presented with: Prince Albert II Foundation

In attendance was Prince Albert II, who Cory had the pleasure of meeting and having an official photo taken with below a 1906 painting of his great great grandfather’s (HSH Prince Albert I) expedition to the Arctic in Svalbard. His highness first stepped foot in the Arctic in 2006, on an expedition to the North Pole by dog sled. It was the same year Cory first explored the Canadian Arctic with his wife Janet and their daughters. The evening wrapped up with Cory holding a bilingual Q&A session with an audience passionate for both art and the Arctic! More about the event here.

Oct 10, 2018: TORONTO,  ONTARIO, CANADA

Location:  Queen’s Park, private suite of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Presented with: Her Honour Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Private screening event and reception.

Opening Remarks by Her Honour Elizabeth Dowdeswell. Watch full remarks here.

Oct 20, 2018: REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

Location:  Arctic Circle Assembly at the Harpa

Presented with: Canada’s Ambassador to Iceland, Anne-Tamara Lorre and the Embassy of Canada

The Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic, attended by more than 2000 participants from 60 countries. Cory will share Canada’s North with heads of states, officials, ministers, scientists, indigenous representatives, environmentalists and others who are keenly interested in the future of the Arctic.

With Ambassador Lorre and First Lady of Iceland, Eliza Reid

INTO THE ARCTIC 3: The Last Chapter, Screen Credits


DIRECTED, WRITTEN AND NARRATED BY

Cory Trépanier

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Cory Trépanier

David Caravaggio

Bob & Barb Elwood

CO-PRODUCERS

Douglas & Gail Fleck

EDITING

Justin Hall

Cory Trépanier

VIDEOGRAPHY

Ryan Bray

Cory Trépanier

Matthew Watts

Joshua Ausley

MUSIC BY

Rob Teehan

STORY CONSULTANT

Craig Colby

MOTION GRAPHICS

R. Hamilton Media

SOUND POST

Sound Supervisor – John D. Smith

Editorial – Sound Dogs Toronto

Sound Designer – Jason MacNeill

Sound Effects Editor – James Robinson

1st Assistant Sound Editor – Victor Espinoza-Aguilar

Mixing by Deluxe Toronto

Re-recording Mixers – Colin McLellan and Mark Zsifkovits

ADR Mixer – Devon Doucette

NARRATION SUPERVISOR

Janet Trépanier

MUSIC SUPERVISOR

Andi Trépanier

ADDITIONAL MUSIC BY

Erica Procunier

Cello performed by Wendy Solomon

Recorded at The String Room

Emer Kinsella – Music Preparation

ARCHIVAL IMAGE RESEARCH/COPYRIGHT ACQUISITION ASSISTANT

Kimberley Rush-Duyguluer

THANK YOU TO OUR INTO THE ARCTIC “THE LAST CHAPTER” PARTNERS:

Aklak Air, Arctic Kingdom, Asolo, Canadian North, Canadian Outdoor Equip Co., Canada Drones, Chaloria, Cinevate, Daler-Rowney, Eureka, Fotiou, Fredrix, HD Source, Ikan, Inmarsat, Lange, Leki, Manfrotto, Mountain Hardwear, Nunavut Tourism, One Ocean Expeditions, Parks Canada, RVA Canada Inc., Salus Marine Wear, Sony Canada, Steripen, Vigor Eyewear

THANK YOU TO OUR INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS

April Glacier Studios, Barb Campbell, Bob & Barb Elwood, Brent Evans, Charlton Pickford, Colleen Featherstone, Cory Trépanier, David & Pat Batchelor, David Caravaggio, Dayle Hernblad, Deborah Moser, Donald W Paterson, Douglas & Gail Fleck, Glenn Thomas, Gwynn MacHattie, Jamie Rossiter, Jerry Moriarty, Kai Petainen, Kathryn Thomas, Ken Dowie, Ken Van Rees, Kornelia Matrai, Lange Transportation and Storage, Lori Law, Lorraine Shannon, Manfred Kretschmer, Marg Rowan, Mariette & Roy Trépanier, Marion & Don Wheeler, Marion Ford, Marten Berkman, Martin Kotyluk, Mignonne Trepanier, Morby Monteith, Pat & Lynda DiBerto, Pat Franklin, Quentin Turnbull, Scott Young, Sharon L Oriel, Susan Bright, Theresa Walcott, Valerie Pringle, Victor Andres, Walter Tarasick