2016 AOOS Film Contest Winners

abustany-movie-reel-800pxAOOS hosted its third Short Film Contest this year.  Six films were submitted.  Entries were required to be 10 minutes or less, and could address any aspect of Alaska’s marine environment, issues, or inhabitants.

Films have been shown (or are planning to be shown) at the Sitka WhaleFest, the Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Alaska Forum for the Environment, and other venues.

AOOS would like to thank all the film makers and our expert panel of judges for sharing their talents, insights and imagery with audiences in Alaska and beyond.  Keep an eye out this spring for information on the 2016 contest.

2016 Winners

Grand Prize ($1,000)We Eat Fish: Why Fish Consumption Matters in Alaska by Southeast Alaska Conservation Council
Best Educational Film – First Year and Multi-year Ice by Liz O’Connell
Best Youth Film – Salmon Die-off -Jackalof Creek by Ryan Brubaker
Best Creative FilmDue Date by Ray Friedlander
Honorable MentionAlaska’s Ocean by Anna Canny

2016 Film Entries

We Eat Fish: Why Fish Consumption Matters in Alaska
First Year and Multi-year Ice
Salmon Die-off – Jackalof Creek
Due Date
Alaska’s Ocean
Polar Bear Swims 400 Miles

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