AOOS 2017 Film Contest Winners

abustany-movie-reel-800pxAOOS hosted its fourth Short Film Contest this year.  15 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.

2017 Winners

Grand Prize  – Wild as a Squall: The work of a fisherpoet by Alistair Gardiner & Pola Lem
Honorable Mention – The People Who Count Fish by Alisa Aist

2017 Film Entries

Aialik Bay Odyssey
Alaska’s Marine Debris Clean-up of 2015
Capturing the UAF Slocum Glider August 2017
Changing Tides – Collecting Clams: Invertebrate Field Work and the Ocean Connection
Copper River Salmon & Climate Change
Lagoons of Arctic Alaska: Getting a baseline
Resilience: Our Path to the Future
Responding to Alaska’s largest seabird die-off at Katmai National Park & Preserve
Salmon Homing Alaska
Salmon Management
Stewards of the Land – A Journey in Prince William Sound
The Blob (with Dr. Rob)
Voracious Leather Stars Make Meals of Invading Tunicate Colonies

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