BLUE Ocean Film Festival opens new headquarters in St. Pete
by Kimberly Patterson
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As waves lap the Gulf of Mexico shoreline less than two miles away, the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit opens its new global headquarters in the heart of St. Pete. The main office at 646 2nd Ave. S. is already abuzz with activities surrounding preparations for the city to host the 2016 BLUE Ocean Film Festival.
BLUE has officially opened our doors for 2015 in downtown St. Petersburg! Thank you to all who attended our event!
Monaco “BLUE Tie” Reception Sets the Stage for BLUE Ocean Film Festival 2015 – Event gathers 200 guests at the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida
ST. PETERSBURG, FL, November 10, 2014 – This past Saturday, the Monaco Government Tourist Office and the Consulate General of Monaco in New York, together with BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE), hosted a private “BLUE Tie” reception at the Dalí Museum, setting the stage for next year’s event in Monaco.
Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons introduced a documentary he narrated, Trashed, at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival on Sunday.
BLUE Ocean festival makes an impact, but locals see a bigger splash next time
ST. PETERSBURG — Billy Causey bought cheese and Tylenol at Publix on Third Street S, enjoyed the eggplant tapas at Ceviche on Beach Drive, ordered pumpkin lattes at Starbucks on First Street S and spent three nights at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront — all while visiting the BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit.
BLUE Ocean Film Festival Announces Winning Films, Honors Ocean Heroes
ST. PETERSBURG, FL, November 8, 2014 – The winners of The 2014 BLUE Carpet Film Awards were announced November 7 at The Mahaffey Theatre in Downtown St. Petersburg, Fla. Films were selected as part of the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE) as being the top cinematic works for ocean conservation and awareness. BLUE is a one-of-a-kind film industry and community event bringing together films, filmmakers and leaders in ocean research and conservancy.
The List features the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Jeremy Irons’ film Trashed.
BLUE Ocean Film Festival Volunteers spruce up St. Petersburg’s waterfront
Posted: 11/1/2014 By Josh Boatwright
BY JOSH BOATWRIGHT Tribune staff
Published: November 1, 2014