Filmography

Greg MacGillivray

4 films

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  • Documentary / Science / Medical

    To the limit Vod

    To the limit

    Greg MacGillivray (1989)

    What happens in a human body during high stress activities like extreme sports?
    This movie is an IMAX documentary about how the human body can be pushed to the limit.

    USA / 38 min

    To the limit

    Greg MacGillivray, Mike Hoover, Derek Hart

    • 1989
    • USA
    • 38 min
    What happens in a human body during high stress activities like extreme sports?
    This movie is an IMAX documentary about how the human body can be pushed to the limit.

    Climbing locations

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    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand
  • Documentary / Making Of

    The making of Everest DVD

    The making of Everest

    Laura Davis (1997)

    Documentary about the making of the IMAX film 'Everest', detailing how a climbing team lead by world-famous mountaineer Ed Viesturs and award-winning cinematographer David Breshears, got an IMAX camera to the top of the world's highest mountain. The film also relives the events of those dramatic days when eight climbers from other expedition teams died in a sudden storm high on the mountain. A behind-the-scenes look at how the film crew put down their cameras and launched a rescue mission to save lives.

    USA / 38 min

    The making of Everest

    Laura Davis

    • 1997
    • USA
    • 38 min
    Documentary about the making of the IMAX film 'Everest', detailing how a climbing team lead by world-famous mountaineer Ed Viesturs and award-winning cinematographer David Breshears, got an IMAX camera to the top of the world's highest mountain. The film also relives the events of those dramatic days when eight climbers from other expedition teams died in a sudden storm high on the mountain. A behind-the-scenes look at how the film crew put down their cameras and launched a rescue mission to save lives.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Documentary / Making Of

    The making of The Alps DVD

    The making of The Alps

    Betsy Comstock (2007)

    This is a look behind the scenes at the making of the Imax movie 'The Alps' and delves in to the detail of moments in the film as well as preparation for shooting on the mountain. There are interviews with producers, the director, editor, and the principles of the film who share stories of the making of the film. Featuring some of the most spectacular giant screen imagery ever seen – captured by intrepid helicopter and mountaineering crews – the making of The Alps was a vastly ambitious undertaking that involved a team made up of climbing luminaries, hardy mountain guides and award-winning nature cinematographers.

    USA / 40 min

    The making of The Alps

    Betsy Comstock

    • 2007
    • USA
    • 40 min
    This is a look behind the scenes at the making of the Imax movie 'The Alps' and delves in to the detail of moments in the film as well as preparation for shooting on the mountain. There are interviews with producers, the director, editor, and the principles of the film who share stories of the making of the film. Featuring some of the most spectacular giant screen imagery ever seen – captured by intrepid helicopter and mountaineering crews – the making of The Alps was a vastly ambitious undertaking that involved a team made up of climbing luminaries, hardy mountain guides and award-winning nature cinematographers.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY
  • Documentary / Expedition Journal

    Everest Vod

    Everest

    David Breashears (1998)

    An international team of climbers ascends Mt. Everest in the spring of 1996 to make a documentary for the big screen of the Imax theatres. The film depicts their lengthy preparations for the climb, their trek to the summit, and their successful return to Base Camp. It also shows many of the challenges the group faced, including avalanches, lack of oxygen, treacherous ice walls, carrying an Imax camera to the summit, and a deadly blizzard. Filmed during the infamous 1996 storm that claimed eight lives, Everest also documents the filmmakers' harrowing rescue efforts to help surviving members of the ill-fated group.

    USA / 44 min

    Everest

    David Breashears, Greg MacGillivray, Stephen Judson

    • 1998
    • USA
    • 44 min
    An international team of climbers ascends Mt. Everest in the spring of 1996 to make a documentary for the big screen of the Imax theatres. The film depicts their lengthy preparations for the climb, their trek to the summit, and their successful return to Base Camp. It also shows many of the challenges the group faced, including avalanches, lack of oxygen, treacherous ice walls, carrying an Imax camera to the summit, and a deadly blizzard. Filmed during the infamous 1996 storm that claimed eight lives, Everest also documents the filmmakers' harrowing rescue efforts to help surviving members of the ill-fated group.

    Climbing locations

    Availability

    DVD / BLU-RAY Video on Demand

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