2013 Festival


  • February 22-23, 2013 – Raleigh, North Carolina, USA: North Carolina State University/NC Museum of Natural History
  • March 21-24, 2013 – Savannah, Georgia, USA: Benthic Ecology Meeting, Georgia Southern University
  • May 31, 2013 – South Water Caye, Belize: Old Dominion University/International Zoological Expeditions
  • April 23, 2013 – Norfolk, Virginia, USA: Old Dominion University
  • May 24, 2013 – Hamburg, Germany: University of Hamburg/Lichtmess-Kino Theater
  • June 6, 2013 – Falmouth, United Kingdom: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
  • June 8, 2013 – Santa Cruz, California, USA: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center
  • June 8, 2013 – Lima, Peru: Planata Oceano
  • June 8, 2013 – Lambayeque, Peru, Planata Oceano
  • June 18, 2013 – Nahant, Massachusetts, USA: Northeastern University Marine Science Center
  • June 26, 2013 – Perth, Western Australia, University of Western Australia/Support our Sharks
  • September 12, 2013 – Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Pangeaseed All At Sea
  • September 12, 2013 – Conway, South Carolina, USA: Coastal Carolina University
  • September 30 – October 5, 2013 – Faro, Portugal: Centro de Ciencias do Mar
  • October 10 – 11, 2013 – Melbourne, Florida, USA: Florida Institute of Technology
  • November 7, 2013 – Ventura, California, USA: Western Society of Naturalists
  • November 16, 2013 – Lisbon, Portugal: University of Lisbon



(click on title to view film), * denotes Beneath the Waves award-winners

A reef’s tale Justin Ridge
A shark’s Tale Ryan Kempster
Acroporid Demographics Monika LaPlante
Antarctica The Hunt for the Killer Crab Honey Whitney
Baja* Erick Higuera
Bertha’s Blues Honey Whitney
Bertness Rock Anthem Eric Axelman
Coastguards Austin Gallagher
Cod and Overfishing in the Gulf Linda Cabot
Corals in Crisis Cortland Brennan
Days of our Dives Andrea Dingeldein
Don’t Bite the Hand that Feeds Christine Shepard
Ecosystem services of the ocean Lauren Hutchison
Field Chronicles: The Pacific Oceanscape Conservation International/Rebecca Field
Field Spotlight: President Anote Tong Conservation International/Rebecca Field
Fish Meat* Fish Navy Films/Sarah Curry
Galapagos Expedition Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation/Patricia Allen
Grazer Pamela Reynolds
Harbor Seal Monitoring in Puget Sound Paul Hillman
Improving mangrove management to protect the ocean’s tropical nurseries Virginia Shutte
In the Grass, On the Reef Rob Diaz de Villegas
Kai Nohona Alexander Daniels
Living colorless, a journey into coral bleaching Dr. Huda Mahmoud
Lophelia II: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks submission Peter Etnoyer
Lost in The Wake Katie Jewett
MADE: Mitigating Adverse Ecological impacts of ocean fisheries Luc Markiw
Mercury: from source to seafood Laurie Rardin
Mikono Ya Wavuvi* Austin Humphries
Mission of Mermaids Susan Rockefeller
Money or Life: Deadly Bottle diving in the Barren Isles Taylor Mayol
Muck Philip Gravinese and Lauren Toth
NRDC and Whales of San Ignacio Matt Amick/One World One Ocean
O le Taeao Fou Lauren Wetzell
Oceanic Revelations Amanda Cotton
One Hundred Thousand Liza Hoos
Only time will tell Clark Dehart
Pacific Nets Felipe Pinzon
People of the Coral Triangle* James Morgan
Plight of the North Atlantic Right Whale* Jeff Mittelstadt/Wildsides
Polyps in Peril David Cooper
Posidonia Neil Losin and Nate Dappen
Protecting Reefs, Protecting Economies Monika LaPlante
Rare Encounter with Greenland Shark Matt Amick/One World One Ocean
Ray of Light David Diley
Right Whale: Urbanizes Noelle Anderson
SAIL: Want to be a marine biologist? Michael Gil
Saving North Carolina’s Reefs* Michelle Brodeur
Saving The Blue Whales of Sri Lanka Erik Olsen
Sea Nettles- A Love Story Nina Sassano
Shellshocked: Saving Oysters to Save Ourselves Emily Driscoll
Sponge Science Matt Amick/One World One Ocean
Tagged, You’re it Michael Jordan
Tasmania’s disappearing giant kelp forests Rebecca Ramaley
The Longest Time Allison Fritts-Penniman
The Shark and the Can Tre Packard/Pangeaseed
The Story of Sharks Brendan Talwar and Ian Rossiter
Their Right to Rest Heather Heenehan
Two Fish Sarah Curry
Understanding the Giant Pacific Octopus Paul Hillman/NOAA
Wetlab Patrick Rynne/Waterlust
Whale Fall: After Life of a Whale Sharon Shattuck
What would you say Simon Spear


Here are a few examples of films from our 2013 festival:

“Mikono Ya Wawuvi” by Austin Humprhies (student entry)

“One Hundred Thousand” by Liza Hoos (student entry)

“The Story of Sharks” by Brendan Talwar and Ian Rossiter (student entry)

“People of the Coral Triangle” by James Morgan

“Field Chronicles: Pacific Oceanscape” by Conservation International