Tod Hardin

Tod Hardin

Chief Operating Officer

Tod Hardin oversees global operations and marketing; in addition to co-leading our film development program.

He has been in the marketing and communications fields for over 25 years and has worked in a variety of industries, from casinos and entertainment, to nonprofits, broadcasting, events and the fast-paced landscape of Silicon Valley’s tech world. Tod has previously served as Executive Director of the Detroit Docs International Film Festival and  he currently sits on the board of The Social Forestry Project, in Detroit, Michigan; and on the board of the Next Echo Foundation, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that advocates for providing a voice and platform for the underserved creative community.

In addition, he is also an accomplished filmmaker. He has served as a producer on three feature films and several shorts; and recently made his directorial debut with the award-winning documentary Against the Current.  He is also a producer on the recently completed documentary, The Erie Situation; and also a producer on the forthcoming documentary, Cutting the Line

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Plastic Oceans International is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, founded and existing under the laws of California (Federal Tax ID #81-3778043). We are dedicated to ending plastic pollution and fostering sustainable communities worldwide.

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