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Gayle Añonuevo, Editorial Assistant
Daniel Bulli, Flash Programming
Tyler Howe, Senior Designer
Brenden Kootsey, Senior Web Developer
Elizabeth Kotin, Web intern
Lexi Krock, Associate Editor
David Levin, Editorial Assistant
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Anna Malsberger, Designer
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Anya Vinokour, Senior Designer

Special Thanks
Kim Grandfield
Russell Potter, Rhode Island College

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Future Passage
Photos: (multiyear ice) Courtesy Don Perovich; (icebreaker Oden) Courtesy United States Antarctic Program; (Arctic region map) Courtesy CIA; (polar bear) Courtesy NASA

Franklin's Provisions
Photos: (Franklin ship in ice) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

Norway's Reluctant Hero
Photos: (Roald Amundsen c1925, Amundsen as a boy) Courtesy National Library of Norway; (Fridtjof Nansen) © Bettmann/CORBIS; (Roland Huntford) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Gjøa in Alaska) Courtesy Alaska State Library; (graves on Beechey Island) Courtesy Russell Potter; (Amundsen in the Antarctic) Courtesy NOAA; (Henrik Ibsen) Public domain/Courtesy

My Life As an Explorer
Photos: (Roald Amundsen) Public domain/Courtesy National Library of Canada; (Amundsen at 3 years old, Amundsen in Alaska) Public domain/Courtesy National Library of Norway; (Gjøa) Public domain/Courtesy; (Amundsen and crew in Nome, Alaska) © Princeton University Library, (Gjøa in San Francisco) Courtesy World Wide Photo; (Amundsen in saloon of Gjøa) Public domain; (Amundsen at the South Pole) Public domain/Courtesy National Library of Australia; Image: (Inuit family in igloo) © Princeton University Library

Remnants of an Expedition
Photos: (Russell Potter, Resolute Bay, graves on Beechey Island) Courtesy Russell Potter, (Franklin ship in ice, Franklin ship in water, Arctic ice aerial) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (chronometer, cutlery, gold watch, shot bags with shot, mitten, eyeglasses, metal flask, tin can, Vicar of Wakefield book, prayer book, medicine chests, Inuit tools and weapons, tea canister) © National Maritime Museum/London; (Amundsen with snow dogs) © Princeton University Library; Images: (all) Courtesy Russell Potter

Tracing the Routes
Image: (map) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation

The Note in the Cairn
Photo: (note) Courtesy Russell Potter

Igloo 101
Images: (Arctic landscape, tools) © NOVA/WGBH Educational Foundation; (Resolute Bay) Courtesy Russell Potter; (igloo construction) © Bettmann/CORBIS; (Eskimo sawing ice) © John Springer Collection/CORBIS; (Inuit finishing igloo) © Chris Rainier/CORBIS; (igloo at night, person in red coat by igloo) © Beat Glanzmann/zefa/CORBIS

TV Program Description
Photo: (Sir John Franklin) Public domain/National Archives of Canada; (Roald Amundsen) Courtesy NOAA


Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice
Narration Written by

Chris Schmidt

Produced and Directed by
Louise Osmond

Arctic Passage: Prisoners of the Ice

Anthony Garner as Sir John Franklin
Maureen Bennett as Lady Franklin
Thom Fell as James Fitzjames
Bo Poraj as Francis Crozier

Arctic Passage: Ice Survivor

Corey Conradi as Roald Amundsen
Christian Pedersen as Gustav Wiik
Darri Ingolfsson as Godfred Hansen
Inuit People of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut

Additional Direction
Chris Schmidt

Associate Producer
Todd Wendel

Neal Duffy
Chris Rodmell

Neil Ross

Harald Paalgard

Camera Assistants
Chris Stone
Ashley Meneely

Additional Camera
Jason Longo
Nick Manley
Martin Patmore

Sound Recordists
Brian Biffin
Renato Ferrari
John Martin
Adam Prescod
Juan Rodriguez

Dave Hewson

Sputnik Animation
Red Vision

Unit Manager
Marilyn Bennet

Alastair Rogers

Production Coordinators
John Keyes
Rob Topham

Assistant Producer
Rebecca Harris

Senior Assistant Producer
Emily Roe

Production Managers
Lisa D'Angelo
Sandra Clark
Michelle Kimber

Sarah Bird
Susie Catliff

Lizzy Wilson
Steve Kirkby

Sarita Allison
Jane Logan
Amy Price

Art Directors
Pippa Roberts
Andy Brightman

Phil Fegan

Fixer, Norway
Johnny Flaten

Online Editor And Colorist
Mandy Minichiello


Audio Mix
John Jenkins

Archival Material

Special Thanks
Maria Pantages
The New Bedford Whaling Museum
Dr. Russell Potter
The National Maritime Museum
The National Archives of Canada
Jonathan Dore
James P. Delgado
Lawrence Millman
W. Gillies Ross
Roland Huntford
The Community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut
National Resources Canada
Amundsen's House, Oslo
The Smithsonian Institute
Cutty Sark, Greenwich
Southside House, London
Royal Holloway University of London

Exhumation Stills Courtesy of
Professor Owen Beattie/University of Alberta

Executive Producer for ITN
Julian Ware

NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring

Post Production Online Editor
Spencer Gentry

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

NOVA Administrator
Dara Bourne

Eileen Campion
Olivia Wong

Senior Researcher
Barbara Moran

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Unit Managers
Lola Norman-Salako
Carla Raimer

Richard Parr

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen Shishko

Post Production Assistant
Alex Kreuter

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editor
Rebecca Nieto

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigart

Producer, Special Projects
Susanne Simpson

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell


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