This Special Award is given annually on World Oceans Day, June 8th
Submissions will be accepted for 2023 beginning Jan 1, 2023
The deadline for submitting ocean minded short films will be May 1, 2023
2022 SYLVIA EARLE OCEAN CONSERVATION AWARD WINNER
VOICE ABOVE WATER by Dana Frankoff
2022 INSPIRING THE FUTURE - OCEAN CONSERVATION AWARD WINNER
ALL THE WAY TO THE OCEAN by Joel Harper
STUDENT WINNER! 2022 SYLVIA EARLE OCEAN CONSERVATION
OCEAN HERO SPOTLIGHT by Jessica Vance
VIEW ALL OF THE 2022 FINALISTS HERE
Accepting ongoing submissions
A world-renowned oceanographer and explorer, Sylvia Earle is an author, lecturer, explorer, leader, and research scientist who has led more than 70 expeditions, logging more than 6,500 hours underwater. Formally chief scientist of NOAA, and now a National Geographic explorer-in-residence, she was awarded the 2009 TED Prize for her proposal to establish a global network of marine protected areas, called “hope spots.” She is an inspiration to ocean activists everywhere, including One World One Ocean where she serves as principal advisor to the campaign.
This award comes with up to $500 Cash Prize from MacGillivray Freeman Films Educational Foundation's
One World One Ocean Campaign
CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE AWARD SPONSORS, GREG AND BARBARA MACGILLIVRAY
Download the PDF postcard here.
Learn more about Sylvia Earle in this trailer for the film Mission Blue produced by Netflix.
“Sylvia Earle is our ocean hero, and we hope this award inspires aspiring filmmakers to shine a spotlight on other dedicated people from all walks of life who are working tirelessly on behalf of our oceans.“
- Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Greg MacGillivray from One World One Ocean Campaign.
2021 SYLVIA EARLE OCEAN CONSERVATION AWARD WINNERS:
Rise from the Cape Flats by Shamier Magmoet | South Africa
2021 Youth Ocean Activist Winner
Mabon 'The 8 Year old Activist' by Jack Davies | UK
Click here to View all of the 2021 Finalists
2020 Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award Winners: