The Beneath the Waves Film Festival, a student run film festival that brings scientists, filmmakers, and the interested public together, is now accepting submissions for the 2014 season! Any short film (less than 15 minutes) about a marine or coastal topic is welcome, including shorts by professional filmmakers, video abstracts by researchers, student films, and more! Film submissions are due by February 1st, and instructions to submit can be found here.
The flagship festival will be held March 19-22 at the University of North Florida (Jacksonville, FL) as part of the Benthic Ecology conference. There will also be 10-20 other festivals held throughout the world in 2014, with audiences ranging from 20-200. In addition to screening films, these festivals include a Q and A panel discussion with local scientists.
If you have a suitable short film, submit it now!