Festival Year: 2022

Stephen Smith

Roles: Director

Stephen Smith has been exploring the Far North since the late 1970s and his work has been informed and influenced by a lifetime of experiences on the frozen ocean. As a field biologist, Stephen was involved in polar wildlife research for three decades. As an expedition leader, he has organized and led more than 60 projects in the High Arctic. Stephen has directed three feature documentaries that turn a spotlight onto a changing Arctic, including « Vanishing Point » (finalist: Best Feature Documentary, 2014 Canadian Screen Awards).


Festival Year: 2022


Beneath the Polar Sun

(US, CA, 2022, 58min)
Director: Stephen Smith