The 2015 Ocean Film Festival is due to hits Australian shores next week. With 22 screenings across 19 Australian venues the festival will showcase some of the world’s most inspiring and moving ocean short films. The tour begins on Wednesday 4 March in Brisbane, with the last screening scheduled for 19 August in Darwin.
“At the Ocean Film Festival Australia our vision is to inspire you to explore, respect, enjoy, and protect our oceans. Film is at the heart of the Ocean Film Festival Australia and we aim to share the best films from around the globe with our audiences.” says Jemima Robinson, Ocean Film Festival organiser.
The 2015 festival will screen over 2 hours of the most inspirational, educational and entertaining films related to the ocean from independent film makers both international and Australian. The festival will include a unique selection of films of varying lengths and styles covering topics such as the oceanic environment, marine creatures, ocean related sports, coastal cultures and ocean lovers.
The Ocean Film Festival Australia is committed to conserving the oceans and $1 of every ticket sold is donated to Project Aware, Australian Marine Conservation Society or the Surfrider Foundation Australia , to support them in their crucial work conserving our oceans.
“Our goal each year remains the same: that the audience leaves the theatre feeling inspired to get salty more often and to love and protect our oceans.” says Jemima.
Nightly door prizes include the chance to win either the Ahnu Hanaa sandal for women RRP $99.95 or Fisher sandal for men RRP $139.95. Ahnu’s product goal is to achieve uncompromising footwear performance. Looking at balance between fitness and fashion, performance and aesthetics, profit and philanthropy, and work and play. From their factory standards, to the use of certified post-consumer recycled fibers in their catalogs and packaging, the commitment is visible throughout all aspects of the brand.
Festival goers are also able to enter the overall festival prize to be into win a WASPcam Gideon Action-Sport Camera valued at RRP $579.95. The all-new ‘Gideon’ is WASPcam’s premium camera model, featuring serious pixel-power, higher frame-rate quality and WASPcam’s new Live Viewing Display (LVD) Wrist Remote.
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