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Credits

Written and Directed by
Tom Radford & Niobe Thompson

Producer
Niobe Thompson

Executive Producer
Bob Culbert

Senior Producers
F.M. Morrison
Michael Claydon

Co-producers
Torstein Nybø, Mediamente
Jean Garner, Al Jazeera

Narrated by
Sigourney Weaver

Director of Photography
Daron Donahue

Editor
Brenda Terning

Composers
Olivier Alary
Johannes Malfatti

Production Managers
Sandra Tober
Emma Radford

Sound Recordists
Carey Opper
Matt Thomas
Ashley Chugg
Jamie Kidd
Kim-Erling Johansen

Additional Photography
Trevor Wilson
Kosta Papanicolas
Mark Edwards
Jason O’Hara
Sergio Olivares
Mike McLaughlin

Aerial Photography
Ron Chappel
David Arnold
Daniel Zatz

Animation Art Director
James Braithwaite

Animation Directors
James Braithwaite
Darren Pasemko
Ryan Malmo

Graphics
Rat Creek Design

Additional Colouring
Fred Casia

Voice Recording
Michael Jacobs & Finlay Braithwaite

Stills Photographer
Garth Lenz

Assistant Editors
Simon Glassman
Linda Rosenstrøm Chang

Research
Jeanette Bowman
Niobe Thompson

Sound Editor
Frank Laratta

Sound Design
Kyle Stanfield

Colour Correction & Online
Joe Owens

Production Bookkeeping
Candice Slade

Production Solicitor
Linda Callaghan

Stock Footage Courtesy of:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Pay Dirt Pictures
White Pine Pictures
United States Coast Guard
UNFCCC
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Library Sales
Associated Press
CNN
CNBC
ABCNEWS VIDEOSOURCE
Al Jazeera
Corporate Ethics International
Youtube (Google)
The Commonwealth Club of California/Climate One
Footage from “AVATAR” Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox. All rights reserved.

 

Additional Footage:
CBS
The Office of the Governor of the State of California
Government of Alberta
Syncrude

 

Photographs Courtesy of:
Garth Lenz
Joel Sartore
Peter Essick/Aurora Photos
Daniel Beltrá
Khosla Ventures
NWT Archives/Fumoleau/N-1995-002:1581
NWT Archives/Fumoleau/N-1995-002:1586
NWT Archives/Fumoleau/N-1995-002:1626
National Geographic Magazine
NASA

 

Additional music
“YOU DON’T DREAM IN CRYO…” and “PURE SPIRITS OF THE FOREST”
From AVATAR
Written by JAMES HORNER
Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
 

“Round Dance for Mother Earth”
Performed by Grey Buffalo with Jack Semple and Nadim Naz
Used with permission of Rodger W. Ross

 

Special thanks to:
The residents of Fort Chipewyan, Alberta
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Dene Nation
Natural Resources Defense Council
University of Alberta
Wood Buffalo Helicopters
World Wildlife Fund Norway
White Pine Pictures

Produced in association with
the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
“The Nature of Things”

Co-produced by Mediamente (Oslo)

Produced with the participation of the Canada Media Fund

Produced with the assistance of the Government of Alberta,
Alberta Multimedia Development Program

Produced with the participation of Rogers Telefund

Produced with the participation of
The CanWest Alberta Fund, a program of the Independent Production Fund

Produced with the participation of
The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit

Produced with the participation of NHK, Al Jazeera English, NRK

© 2011
Tipping Point: the End of Oil

narrated by sigourney weaver     Produced & Directed by Niobe Thompson & Tom Radford

Photos courtesy of Garth Lenz

NOMINATED
Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary
Gemini Awards
NOMINATED
Best Director
Gemini Awards
Nominated
Best Political Documentary
Gemini Awards
winner
best editor
AMPIA awards
Nominated
Best Environmental Documentary
Banff world media Awards
selected
Reykjavik
International Film Festival
winner
Best Screenplay
AMPIA awards
winner
best director
AMPIA awards
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