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YouTube LIVE: Festival Pre-Show

Join filmmakers and festival crew for a live interactive preview of the International Ocean Film Festival (IOFF), streaming on YouTube Friday, February 24 at 12:00 noon PST. RSVP on Facebook.

Hosted by Andrew Kornblatt of Online Ocean Symposium, the broadcast will spotlight the best of the 14th Annual IOFF and bring filmmakers from around the world right to your desktop or device.

You'll hear exciting stories about the ocean and filmmaking, have the chance to ask questions, and get a preview of the amazing films featured at the IOFF, March 9 through March 12, 2017.


Ana Blanco, Executive Director of the IOFF will share festival highlights and talk about the must-see films and events at the festival as well as how to get involved.

We're honored to have these filmmakers joining us on YouTube Live to share their stories (click on the film titles below to learn more and watch the trailers):

Dayla Soul | It Ain't Pretty
John Hopkins | Bluefin
Dylan D'Haeze | Plastic Is Forever WINNER, IOFF 2017 ENVIRONMENT AWARD
Alison Barrat | An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch  WINNER, IOFF 2017 CONSERVATION AWARD

Tune in on Friday, February 24, at 12:00 noon! RSVP on Facebook.

Watch more film trailers and learn about the complete IOFF film lineup, and visit the How to Festival page for more on getting to the festival.

Join us on social media: @oceanfilmfest #HopeOnTheHorizon #IOFF2017

Photo credit: John Hopkins, Bluefin

Earlier Event: February 23
Screening: Great Highway
Later Event: March 2
Off the Reef Gala