Sara Newton is a force of nature. She has travelled the world and has had a career track that most wouldn’t believe. She is the writer, director, and producer of Big Litter Ocean, a mockumentary that takes a satirical and dry-witted look at the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans. Plastic Oceans International is proud to present this short film that reminds us all to not take ourselves too seriously and to do our best to #begood. We had a chance to talk with her recently about all things Sara Newton and this is the result:
EARTH’S EKKO, PLASTIC OCEANS’ NEW EDUCATIONAL KIDS FILM, EMPOWERS CHILDREN TO SOLVE PLASTIC POLLUTION
Educator and Parent Tool to Engage, Educate and Inspire Children
EarthsEkko.com Kids Website
October 2, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced the release of its new kids film, Earth’s Ekko, a 20-minute educational tool created for educators and parents to engage, inspire and teach children, ages 10 and younger, to be part of the solution to the global plastic pollution problem.
A corresponding Earth’s Ekko Education Guide will also be available.
Film will broadcast on TV show, Independent Lens
September 5, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced that PBS will air its film, Eating Up Easter, on the television show, Independent Lens, February 3, 2020.
Bruce Buttery has worked in the realm of independent film since 1998. He has been a cameraman, designer, editor, producer and director of photography. He’s worked on dozens of projects, including as the director and creative force behind the short film Sea Change, which is a beautifully shot documentary that chronicles South African surfer, entrepreneur and eco-warrior, John McCarthy, and his realization that his passion for surfing was not sustainable for the ocean he feels a deep connection to.
Two-minute short film serves as a reminder of why ocean conservation is significant
August 16, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, a nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced it welcomes The Swimmer as the latest addition to its growing roster of films.
John McCarthy is a renaissance man. He is a surfer, author, freediver, adventure guide, innovator, educator and entrepreneur. He is also the subject of the beautifully shot documentary, Sea Change, from director Bruce Buttery, which Plastic Oceans International is pleased to have added to our roster of films – which can be viewed for free HERE.
2 de agosto de 2019 – MALIBU, California, EE. UU. – Plastic Oceans International, la organización sin fines de lucro que trabaja para terminar con la contaminación por plástico global, anunció hoy que la película documental, Eating Up Easter, presentada por Plastic Oceans; producida y dirigida por Sergio M. Rapu; producida y escrita por Elena Rapu; junto a Kartemquin Films y Pacific Islanders in Communications, ganaron el premio al Mejor Pelicula de Sostenibilidad del Festival de Cine de Surf de Portugal.
August 2, 2019 – MALIBU, Calif., U.S. – Plastic Oceans International, the nonprofit organization working to end global plastic pollution, today announced that the documentary film, Eating Up Easter—presented by Plastic Oceans; producer and director, Sergio M. Rapu; producer and writer, Elena Rapu; Kartemquin Films and Pacific Islanders in Communications—won the Portuguese Surf Film Festival Best Sustainability award.
Nueva película para niños/as de 5 a 10 años
Han pasado seis meses desde que empezamos la producción de un nuevo cortometraje para niños y niñas, de 5 a 10 años de edad y estamos encantados de anunciar que estamos a unas semanas de completarlo. La película va junto a un suplemento educacional que es fácil y atractivo para que disfruten los estudiantes y maestros, y el programa completo estará disponible sin costo a instituciones educacionales.