Youth Jury Award of XIV Baikal International Festival of Documentary and Popular-Science Films “People and Environment” n.a. V. Rasputin in 2015.
Beautifully filmed over a decade in the Arctic, Antarctic and subpolar regions by Nature Photographer Richard Sidey, The Polar Realm is a visual meditation of light, life, loss and wonder at the ends of the globe.
DIRECTOR: RICHARD SIDEY
Richard Sidey’s photographic inspiration comes from a source close to his heart: nature. And living in the picturesque Southern Alps of New Zealand provides infinite environmental inspiration. Richard has spent more than a decade photographing the polar regions, along with myriad remote areas of the world while working as an expedition photographer. With a background in Visual Communication Design, Richard’s an award-winning independent filmmaker and nature photographer whose work has been published around the world in publications including National Geographic. His work can be viewed online at www.RichardSidey.com.