The Polar Sea

Explore the melting North in a journey through the Northwest Passage in ten episodes

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Take the 360° journey

Immerse yourself in the world’s first 360° documentary film that explores the drastically changing Arctic landscape as seen through the eyes of the Inuit.

Polar Sea Magazine

Delve deeper into the stories and encounters of the series’ adventurers, scientists and artists on their journeys through the Arctic.

Available on the App Store and on Google Play.

Nominations and Awards

  • Grimme Online Award 2015


  • Production - Irene Vandertop
  • Graphic design - Steven Balaban, Luis Elejalde
  • Photograph - Ulla Lohmann, John Minh Tran, Mark Bochsler, Damir Chytil, Ivan Castro, Philip Plisson
  • Camera - Damir Chytil, John Minh Tran, Christopher Yapp, Thomas Wallner
  • Produced with the participation of: Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund
  • Produced in association with: ARTE, TVO, ryerson university, K:, primitive, First Air
  • Produit by: deep inc.


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