Alaska: Spirit of the Wild transports audiences on an amazing journey through a land of Arctic ice, breathtaking natural phenomena, and exotic wildlife as they witness the majesty of wild Alaska and celebrate its unparalleled life. The film reveals the ultimate story of survival, where life triumphs season after season against fierce conditions and challenges.

Length: 40:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 1997
  • Date Released:
    April 1997
  • Alternate Titles:
  • Status: In Distribution
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time:
  • Formats: 8/70, 15/70, DCI-compliant Digital, Fulldome
  • Distributor:

    K2 Studios

  • Produced By:
    Graphic Films Corporation for Alaska Film Partners Ltd. In collaboration with the Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Executive Producer: Ernest Cockrell, George Farris, S. Reed Morian
  • Producer: George Casey, Paul Novros
  • Director:  George Casey
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  Mose Richards
  • Cinematography: Rodney Taylor
  • Sound Editor: 
  • Visual Effects:
  • Music/Score: 
  • Editor: Tim Huntley
  • Narrator: Charleton Heston, Liam Neeson
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  • Sponsors:


  • Animals
  • Destination
  • Documentary
  • Nature



  • Nominated for Best Documentary–Short Subject, Academy Awards, 1997
  • Bronze Plaque, Screenwriting Competition, Columbus International Film & Video Festival
  • Monitor Award for Color Correction, Theatrical Release

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