Dolphins (2000 film)

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Directed by Greg MacGillivray
Written by Tim Cahill
Stephen Judson
Narrated by Pierce Brosnan
Music by Sting
Cinematography Greg MacGillivray
Brad Ohlund
Edited by Stephen Judson
Distributed by IMAX Corporation
Release dates
  • 2000 (2000)
Running time 39 min.
Country United States
Language English

Dolphins is an IMAX documentary produced in 2000. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.[1] Directed by Greg MacGillivray, with Chris Palmer serving as executive producer, this feature follows a few scientists studying dolphins (chiefly Kathleen Dudzinski, Dean Bernal, and Alejandro Acevedo-Gutiérrez, as well as Louis Herman and Bernd Wursig) as they work to learn more about dolphins. The main focus is on research into dolphin communication and intelligence, along with some exploration of feeding habits and human interaction. Several species of dolphins are shown, primarily the bottlenose dolphin, the dusky dolphin, and the Atlantic spotted dolphin. Dolphins is narrated by Pierce Brosnan with music by Sting.

Track listing[edit]

  1. I Need You Like This Hole in My Head
  2. Fill Her Up - Sting
  3. Sea Of Light - Steve Wood
  4. When Dolphins Dance
  5. Ghost Story
  6. First Dive
  7. Bubble Rings
  8. When We Dance
  9. On the Island - Wood, Steve [2]
  10. Dolphins of the World - Wood, Steve [2]
  11. Rendezvous


  1. ^ "NY Times: Dolphins". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Chris Palmer: Shooting in the Wild: An Insider's Account of Making Movies in the Animal Kingdom, Sierra Club Books, 2010

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