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The Island and The Whales

Mike Day, United Kingdom, 2016

81 min.Documentary

In the North Atlantic Ocean between Iceland and Scotland lie the Faroe Islands. Descendants of Vikings this small nation has always relied on the seas for its livelihood.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title The Islands and the Whales
Danish title Øboerne og hvalerne
Other titles The Island and The Whales
Keywords Faroe Islands, The, Nature, Traditions, Life style, Food culture, Whaling, Pilot whale, Seabirds, Birdcliffs, Hunting, Pollution, ocean, The, Quicksilver, Marine environment, Environmental policy, Sea Shepherd
Director Mike Day
Producer Mike Day
Director of Photography Mike Day
Editor Mary Lampson, Nicole Hálová, Mike Day, Claire Ferguson, David Charap
Sound Christopher Barnett
Composer Mike Sheridan, Antony Partos
Production country United Kingdom, Denmark
Production companies Intrepid Pictures
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut
Danish festival release 18.03.2017, Cinemateket, CPH:DOX 2017
Online release 22.05.2017
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Not recommended for children under 7

Companies

Production companies Intrepid Pictures
Co-producer Radiator Film ApS
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut
In collaboration with Creative Scotland, San Francisco Film Society, Filmmaker Fund
Domestic distribution Det Danske Filminstitut

Direction

Direction Mike Day

Production

Producer Mike Day
Executive producer David Eckles
Executive producer Minette Nelson
Executive producer Leslie Finlay
Executive producer Lisa Lazareck
Co-executive producer Henrik Underbjerg
Co-executive producer Stefan Frost

Cinematography

Cinematographer Mike Day
Camera assistant Rúni Friis Kjær
Camera assistant Sakaris Stórá
Camera assistant Julian Schwanitz
Camera assistant Islay Roberts
Camera assistant Magda Dragan

Editing

Editor Mary Lampson
Editor Nicole Hálová
Editor Mike Day
Editor Claire Ferguson
Editor David Charap
Editing supervisor Joe Bini
Editing supervisor Robb Moss
Assistant editor Keti Papadema

Music

Composer Mike Sheridan
Composer Antony Partos

Sound

Sound designer Christopher Barnett

Visual effects

Colourist Sandra Klass
Art work Paul Wilson

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