Meet our Ocean Heroes

The International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF) is proud to partner with Bay Area and national organizations that are dedicated to protecting the ocean and marine life. We call them Ocean Heroes.

You can meet these Ocean Heroes and learn more about their important work by visiting them in the Cowell Theater lobby at the festival and by clicking each link below to visit their websites.

5 Gyres
All One Ocean
American Cetacean Society
Aquarium of the Bay
Bay Nature
Brown Girl Surf
California Coastal Commission
Center for Biological Diversity
The Center for Oceanic Awareness, Research, & Education (COARE)
City Surf Project
Coastal Conservancy
Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL)
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Earth Island Institute
Earth Justice
Environmental Action Committee (EAC) of West Marin
Fish Revolution
Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
Golden Gate Salmon
Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Green Kids Now

Heir To Our Oceans
The Hydrous
KQED - Deep Look
Marin Diving Center

Marine Applied Research and Exploration (MARE)
Marine Mammal Center
Marine Science Institute
Mission Blue
Ocean Conservancy
Ocean Doctor
Ocean Research Foundation 
Ocean Science Trust
Oceanic Society & California Whale Rescue
OCSC Sailing
Pacific Shark Research Center
Pacifica Beach Coalition
Pier 39
Plastic Pollution Coalition
Port of San Francisco
Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
at San Francisco State University
Sailing Education Adventures
Salty Blue Designs

San Francisco Maritime National Park Association
Save the Bay
Sea Party Coalition
Sea Scavenger
Sea Shepherd
See the Wild
Seymour Marine Discovery Center at Long Lab (UC Santa Cruz)
SF Baykeeper
SF Maritime Museum Association
Shark Stewards
Salmon Protection & Watershed Network (SPAWN)
Spirit of the Sea
Surfrider Foundation – San Francisco Chapter
Surfrider Foundation
–  Sonoma Coast Chapter
Thank You Ocean
Turtle Island Restoration Network
WAVES for Development