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Big Movie Spotlight: Greg MacGillivray


Written by: BMZ Staff
Date: Nov 2000

Producer/Director of EVEREST, WILD CALIFORNIA and DOLPHINS Reflects on Life and Big Movies


Category: BMZ Spotlights

Name:  Greg MacGillivray

Company/Job: MacGillivray Freeman Films, Producer, Director, Cinematographer.

Born:  June 4, 1945

Age (and/or philosophy on aging):  55 -- I surf more than I did when I was 20!

Current and upcoming films: Dolphins, Adventures in Wild California, Journey into Amazing Caves.

First got involved with Big Movies: Directed, produced, and photographed To Fly in 1976.

Greatest Big Movie moment: Almost getting killed in a small plane in Palau shooting The Living Sea.

Future of Big Movies: They should get even bigger. Can Kodak produce 140mm fidm stock?

Ideal Day: Sunshine, friends, good surf, my family.

Actual Day: Often, the above, thankfully.

The world needs more: Clean, healthy oceans.

The secret: Never stop learning -- knowledge is king.

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