A groundbreaking family movie that takes audiences inside the secret lives of polar bears. By combining wildlife footage with cutting edge CGI animation, polar bears are given voice, and tell their own story about life in the Arctic.
Featuring the performances of Howie Mandel, Megan Follows and Don Cherry.
Polar bears have walked the planet for centuries, but today face a struggle for existence. Join mother bear Ikuk and her cubs Cassie and Asak on a remarkable adventure through the perilous Arctic landscape.
The Great Polar Bear Adventure was a high-rated success for CBC and Discovery and is the recipient of multiple awards and nominations including an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Family Special. It’s groundbreaking production and animation process has been recognized as a game changer in the natural history genre.
Genre: Family Movie
Broadcaster: CBC, Discovery
Awards: Winner, Gemini Award, Best Original Score
Nominee, Gemini Award, Best Direction in a Children's or Youth Program
Nominee, Gemini Award, Best Visual Effects
Nominee, Emmy Award, Outstanding Family Special
Winner, Best Children's Production, Yorkton Film & Video Special
"A truly inspired fictional tale about the changing life of polar bears." - Toronto Star
"Nothing you or your kids have seen so far will top The Great Polar Bear Adventure."(four out of four stars) 4 star - New York Post
“Icily breathtaking! An entertaining combination of nature footage and animation." – Hollywood Reporter