The Marine Institute supports a range of film and media productions where it aims to work collaboratively with film production teams generating a greater awareness of Ireland's maritime identity and value of the ocean. The following are samples of marine films supported by the Institute.
A novel animation by MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, provides a message of significant impact, reminding us about our engagement with the ocean. The animation "Sea Strike" was made with the support from the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy and a Marine Institute Ocean Awareness Grant. "Sea Strike" by MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy - click here
Ireland's DEEP ATLANTIC
Ireland's DEEP ATLANTIC explores North Atlantic waters, much of it for the first time ever, in search of blue whales, sharks and deep water coral reefs. Produced by SeaFever Productions, this film partnered in the oceanic research collaborating and sharing resources with research scientists resulting in six academic research papers, an unprecedented amount for any natural history documentary project. Part of the series is filmed on board the Marine Institute's marine research vessel the RV Celtic Explorer and documented coral reefs 3,000 metres down to the seabed using the ROV Holland I. The documentary aired on RTÉ. Highlights of the film can be seen at SeaFever Productions website.
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