A Life of Extremes

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The Life and Times of a Polar Filmmaker

Out now in ANZ. Due for release in US/CAD/UK March 2021.

Max Quinn’s filmmaking career has taken him to the ends of the earth, from his native New Zealand to Alaska; Antarctica to the Arctic. A Life of Extremes is a personal account of his work, featuring vibrant text and stunning images that illustrate 20 years of adventures in polar climates. Learn, from behind the camera, about the natural history and wildlife of our world. Leave the tourist trail behind with this unique insight into life in the immensely beautiful, most extreme places on earth.

Specifications: 9781775594321 | Cover & Jacket | 260 x 186mm / 10.25 x 7.25in |

Discover more about Max Quinn Here

Max Quinn is a wildlife filmmaker with over 50 years of experience in television production. He has filmed in areas from Antarctica to Mexico; Taiwan to Tibet, for broadcasters such as Discovery Channel and National Geographic. Now ‘retired’, he continues to do freelance projects around the globe. Find out more about Max Quinn here.

OARsome Morning Show


Travel Writers Radio – In Conversation With Graeme Kemlo

“photographic odyssey of his time working in polar ice fields when it was minus 50 degrees Celsius. (Max) provides a great insight into life on the ice, an experience surely on my tourist’s bucket lists”

Wild Tomato eMagazine – Featured

WildTomato e-Magazine 16 October 2020

Polar Filmmaker + Aviation History + Creative Writing + Real Estate Trends + Award-winning Kitchen +

Escape Magazine (Featured in The Herald Sun and Sun Herald)
“How would you feel if every holiday you took was like a working holiday?”

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