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    2012 SF Ocean Film Festival: Call for Entries!Possibly 1012 is year that the Navy League will participate with a film entrie or othewise. The San Francisco
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 26, 2011
      2012 SF Ocean Film Festival: Call for Entries!
      Possibly 1012 is year that the Navy League will participate with a film entrie or othewise. The San Francisco Film Festival deserves our support.
      Phelps Hobart
      Senior Vice President
      Pacific Central Region
      Navy League of the United States
      PS Krist Jake founded the Festival in 2003 and, with the help of many others, has overseen its growth. He is the founder of Redwood Capital, a service provider to early stage businesses, and co-founder and former Chairman of Denali Education Center, a non-profit in Alaska. Krist, a Princeton and Stanford grad, and a former officer in the United States Navy, has swum thousands of miles in San Francisco Bay and is one of the “Legends” of the Original Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon. His wife, Laurie, is also a Festival volunteer.
      Krist is a member of the San Francisco Council. He can be reached by telephone (415) 921-3606 or E-mail Krist at oceanfilmfest dot org.

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      9th Annual San Francisco
      Ocean Film Festival

      March 7 - 11, 2012

      Screening Venue
      Bay Theatre - San Francisco


      The 9th Annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival 
      featuring five days of ocean-inspired films, panel discussions and more


      Become a Festival Supporter

      Please consider making a donation. Your contribution will be tax deductible and go directly towards bringing the best ocean films and filmmakers from around the world to Bay Area audiences. With your help, we can increase active participation in ocean conservation. Thank you!

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      Don't forget to check out our website to find out what we're doing and how you can join in: www.oceanfilmfest.org

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      Calling all Filmmakers...we want your films!

      The San Francisco Ocean Film Festival announces the official launch of its Call for Entries for the 9th Annual San Francisco Ocean Fillm Festival scheduled for March 7 - 11, 2012.

      SFOFF is North America's premier cinemaquatic event, featuring five days of films and interactive opportunities to mingle with filmmakers, blue planet lovers, industry experts and ocean inspired film audiences from around the world. 

      Filmmakers from every continent have come to regard SFOFF as the premier ocean film festival, featuring more than 50 critically acclaimed independent films chosen from hundreds of submissions. The films offer a rare and unique opportunity to learn about the vital importance of the world’s ocean and invite filmgoers to participate in panel discussions, filmmaker Q&A sessions and special screenings unique to our film festival.

      All films will be screened at the newly renovated Bay Theater at Pier 39, located next door to our film festival partner, the Aquarium of the Bay. The 270-seat Bay Theater boasts a 1,000 square foot full production stage, as well as a café and lounge area, serving as the perfect San Francisco Bay waterfront backdrop for all festival related events.



      SFOFF guidleines for films are as follows: 

      • Genre: Any genre including documentaries, animations, features, narratives, montages, shorts and other traditional and experimental work;
      • Topics:  Ocean-related topics such as  ocean exploration, conservation, wildlife, coastal/island cultures, history, sports and seafaring adventures;
      • Restrictions: No restrictions on length, when the work was produced or whether it has previously been screened elsewhere;
      • Check out the official Call for Entries and submit your film today!



      • EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: October 1, 2011
      • OFFICIAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 15, 2011
      • FINAL DEADLINE:  December 15, 2011     

      Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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      The San Francisco Ocean Film Festival is a volunteer-driven 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to using film to improve public understanding of the environmental, social and cultural importance of marine ecosystems and to increase active participation in ocean conservation.

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