Adventures in Wild California

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Adventures in Wild California
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Directed by Greg MacGillivray
Produced by Jan Baird (executive)
Mark Krenzien
Bob Kresser (executive)
Ryan Kresser (executive)
Alec Lorimore
Greg MacGillivray
Written by Mark Krenzien
Starring Susan Campbell
Jeff Clark
Roy E. Disney
Troy Hartman
Bryan Iguchi
Cory Lloyd
Stephen C. Sillett
Narrated by Jimmy Smits
Music by Stu Goldberg
Mark Edward Lewis
Daniel May
Karl Preusser
Steve Wood
Cinematography Greg MacGillivray
Brad Ohlund
Edited by Jim Foster
Distributed by IMAX Corporation
Release date(s) May 3, 2000 (2000-05-03)
Running time 41 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Adventures in Wild California is a 70mm American documentary film showcasing the scenery and extreme sports found in California. It is narrated by Golden Globe-winning actor Jimmy Smits and was released to IMAX theaters in 2000. The film is directed by Academy Award-nominated director and cinematographer Greg MacGillivray.

California's geography and culture - which the film asserts inspires people to take chances, is the focus of the documentary. Extreme sports such as sky diving and surfing are captured with dramatic aerial free-fall and underwater photography, while examples such as Walt Disney's creation of an entertainment empire based on a "little mouse", the construction of the Golden Gate bridge during the Great Depression, and the establishment of high-tech Silicon Valley showcase the risk-taking California inspires.

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