BOTTOM TURN (8 mins.) Bottom Turn is a short surf film shot on location in Bali and Lombok, Indonesia between August and September 2022. Jake illiterates how his life has looked with, and without, a strong relationship with his passion.
ECHOES FROM THE BLUE MEADOW (12 mins.) Motivated by the dream of being a marine biologist, Itzel is the first Mexican researcher to be part of the Gulf Listen international network for acoustic monitoring of cetaceans. Through anecdotes and experiences, will immerse us in a fascinating tour of her profession. With first class marine photographers, and a sound mastering by the Grammy nominee, Simon Gibson (The Hobbit, The Beatles: Get Back), Echoes From the Blue Meadow is an audiovisual experience that will make you live how exciting, risky and amazing the world of marine biology is.
THE SHARK WITH A THOUSAND NAMES (18 mins.) In Indonesia, fishermen are said to have a unique bond with sea giants. A team of filmmakers and photographers explores an unexplored area to uncover a recently found group of whale sharks. They dive deep, capturing intimate moments with these magnificent creatures, revealing a remarkable tale of harmonious coexistence.
SCHOOL OF FISH (20 mins.) For thousands of years, Bristol Bay, Alaska has been home to the most prolific salmon run in the world and a thriving native people living alongside it. As modern-day threats fall on this pristine environment, one family fights to keep their relationship with the salmon alive. An official selection in the Mountain film festival and other awards.
OCEAN GUARDIANS (10 mins.) Visionary creates grassroots social enterprise to prevent whale extinction. Now the organization races against time to battle new threats using research, education and conservation methods to help sustain a delicate balance between humans and marine life.
THE WHALE SONG (25 mins.) Humpback Whales sing to communicate with each other. But did you know they sing for fun as well? They pick up each others best tunes and mix them to create world wide hits. This story compares the skills of world famous DJ Sam Feldt and the humpback whale told by Nan Hauser. We see DJ Sam Feldt transform whale song into a human hit song.