Many facets of our skill set came into play during the filming of James Bond "Die Another Day", from our expertise in sea/lake ice operations to ice climbing for anchoring cables on this SFX ballistics scene. 

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Selected Biography of Film Projects 

Warner Bros Productions Ltd  - Batman Begins

Working for Poles Apart, we were specifically requested by Warner Bros to supervise field safety while filming in a variety of extreme locations near Skaftafell and the Vatnajökull ice cap in Iceland.

Responsibilities included: Calculation of ice load-bearing strength, risk assessments and safety supervision while filming the fight scene between Bruce Wayne and Ducard on the frozen lake; Supervision and coordination of safety rigging to protect camera crews filming on the steep cliffs below the Vatnajökull; Working with the stunt crew on rigging and retrieval systems for the simulated cliff fall.

EON Productions/MGM - James Bond “Die Another Day”

IMAX® - Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure

Selected Biography of Television Projects

Keo Films/BBC - Blizzard: Race to the Pole

Firstsight Films/Channel 4 - Shackleton

Granada Television - Where The Heart Is

WGBH Nova - Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance

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