VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Close Encounters with a Sperm Whale
Professor Scott Socolofsky (Texas A&M University) witnesses an unexpected visitor of the cetacean kind while conducting deep-sea research in the Gulf of Mexico.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Mr. Spock Meets Deepwater Horizon
Dr. Chris Reddy, senior scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, describes being an eyewitness to the largest oil-spill in U.S. history.
NOTES FROM THE FIELD
A Woman in Film Highlights Women in Science
Years ago, when my husband, Hal, and I first arrived as young filmmaking partners in Washington, D.C., the first person I met was the wife of a fellow filmmaker. After talking to her briefly, it became clear that instead of recognizing…
Ojai Film Festival – November 4 & 11 – Ojai, California
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BLUE Ocean Film Festival – November 10-13 – St. Petersburg, Florida
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Emmy® Awards – December 3 – Orlando, Florida
Dispatches From The Gulf has been nominated for two Emmy® Awards:
• Best Topical Documentary
• Best Cinematography (William Mills)
Details at http://suncoastchapter.org/awards/2016-emmy-awards/
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