Noel Dockstader

Video highlights from Extreme Ice

Producer/Director of The Extreme Ice Survey

Producer/ Director Noel Dockstader’s 15-year career in documentary filmmaking began in the UK, where he worked for leading independent production companies, October Films and Diverse Productions. After more than a decade of award winning work in the UK, he moved back to his former home in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2004, and founded Far West Films with co-producer Quinn Kanaly. They are currently producing “Extreme Ice”, a NOVA – National Geographic Special exploring the incredible, changing world of glacier’s and ice sheets with acclaimed photographer James Balog. Previous films for National Geographic include ‘Mammoth Mystery’, ‘Death of the Iceman’, ‘Supercoasters’, and ‘Bigfoot’. His UK credits include ‘Warrior Women’, a popular history series hosted by Lucy Lawless of Xena, Warrior Princess fame, ‘Hero Factor’, exploring the neurobiology and psychology of sudden acts of heroism, and ‘Trailblazers’, following the adventures of scientists and journalists into some of the most dangerous and far reaching corners of the globe. Dockstader also spent a year on staff with National Geographic Television in Washington DC, series producing ‘Out There’, National Geographic Channel’s flagship adventure science series.

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