Ocean Film Festival world tour to visit Edinburgh and Inverness

A still from short film, The Big Wave Project. (Tim Bonython)

THE Ocean Film Festival will visit two Scottish venues as part of its world tour. 

Originating in Australia, organisers are describing the fifth annual festival as “the biggest yet.”

The Ocean Film Festival UK Tour will screen over two hours of ocean based films created by independent film makers from across the globe.

The festival includes a unique selection of short films from giant wave surfers to the perils of marine pollution and aims to inspire and educate people to explore, respect, enjoy and protect the world’s oceans.

The festival will tour the UK in Autumn 2018, showing at  Eden Court Theatre in Inverness on 14 September and Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on 15 September.

See line up below:

The Big Wave Project

A film exploring surfers whose goals are to surf the world’s biggest waves.

Touched by the Ocean 

Two friends with no rowing experience aim to become the first team ever to row across the South Atlantic Ocean, from Namibia to Brazil.


Blue is a multi-award winning film exploring how our oceans are broken. Meet inspiring individuals who are defending habitats, combating marine pollution and fighting for the protection of keystone species.

Scarlet’s Tale 

The story of a South African man’s 11 year bond with a 4.7m long shark called Scarlet, changing our perceptions of our relationships with the fish.

Kiwi Breeze 

Kiwi Breeze tells the inspirational story of one man’s epic sail from London to New Zealand, and the determination to achieve that dream.

One Breath 

This five minute film tells the story of a husband and wife photographer duo who travel the world capturing the sensations of the ocean on one breath alone.

(One Breath)

Adventure is Calling 

Labelled as the film equivalent of a love song to the ocean this film is a tribute to the beauty of our underwater world, the creatures that live there, and the joy we get from exploring it.

(Adventure is Calling)


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