2016 BLUE Ocean Film Festival Partners

2016 Sponsors

Thank You 2016 BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit Partners!

Your sponsorship is crucial to our mission. Please, join team BLUE & help us save our life-giving oceans. We have Sponsorship Opportunities Available Now for 2016!

Please contact us today to learn how your company can gain international exposure and help save our oceans.

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MAJOR PARTNERPLATINUMGOLDPARTICIPATINGFRIENDSOUTREACHBENEFACTORS


MAJOR PARTNER and Official Timepiece

www.rolex.com

ROLEX

Rolex supports top sporting and cultural events all over the world. It is present at more than 150 events in sport, the arts and conversation. Given the longevity and strength of these relationships, in its sponsorships, Rolex is seen not merely as a sponsor but also as a partner.
visit www.rolex.com

PLATINUM PARTNER

www.okeanos-foundation.org

 
OKEANOS FOUNDATION

The Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea puts the main emphasis of its work on the development, funding and implementation of projects in the South Pacific.

visit www.okeanos-foundation.org


GOLD PARTNERS

www.oceano.mc/en

CODE BLUE FOUNDATION

Code Blue Foundation is a private charitable foundation supporting innovative projects that promote protection, restoration and resilience of critical ocean and watershed ecosystems. We also support media projects which raise awareness of the importance of these essential natural systems which support all life on the planet.

visit www.codebluefoundation.org/


Florida Trend

FLORIDA TREND

Business and political decision-makers look to Florida Trend to learn what’s happening throughout the state, but even more to understand it. With its history and unique perspective, Florida Trend has made itself indispensable to Florida’s business community. And we remain committed to providing the best, forward-looking in-depth reporting on Florida available anywhere.
visit http://www.floridatrend.com/


www.greenapplesupply.org

GREEN APPLE SUPPLY

Green Apple Supply is committed to shifting the purchasing habits of consumers by creating a marketplace in which conventional, non-sustainable products are the pricier alternatives and green, eco-friendly choices are the more affordable option and become the norm.
visit www.greenapplesupply.org

www.stpete.org
CITY OF ST. PETERSBURG

St. Petersburg will be a city of opportunity where the sun shines on all who come to live, work and play. We will be an innovative, creative and competitive community that honors our past while pursuing our future.
visit www.stpete.org


PATRONS OF BLUE


www.nature.disney.com

DISNEYNATURE

Disneynature is an independent film label of The Walt Disney Studios. Founded on April 21, 2008, its releases consist of independent nature documentary films[1] and is headquartered in Paris, France. In 2012, a Disney Nature TV pay cable channel was launched in France and is currently carried by France Telecom.
visit www.nature.disney.com


www.sycr.com

STRADLING ATTORNEYS AT LAW

Founded in Newport Beach by four attorneys in 1975, Stradling has grown to more than 125 attorneys in nine offices across California, Colorado and Nevada. Originally a corporate law boutique, Stradling now offers a wide range of legal services. Our attorneys specialize in areas as diverse as corporate transactions, securities and complex business litigation, tax, intellectual property, employment, real estate, public law and municipal finance.
visit www.sycr.com

www.sycr.com

PROJECT BASELINE

Project Baseline empowers passionate citizens to observe and record change within the world’s aquatic environments in a way that fosters public awareness and supports political action.
visit http://www.projectbaseline.org/

http://www.projectbaseline.org/

AQUATICA

Aquatica Submarines is a Canadian Company established to provide complete design, manufacturing, sales and support; of the various Submersible models in the lineup. This includes sensors, components, manipulators, and other subsea tech.
visit https://www.aquaticasubmarines.com/

WEDU

WEDU

Watch your favorite WEDU programs anytime on WEDU+. In addition to encore presentations, WEDU+ is your source for more quality public television programs. WEDU has been Tampa Bay’s primary public TV station since 1958. Our commitment to quality educational programming and community outreach hasn’t changed.
visit www.wedu.org

www.earthadvertising.com

EARTH ADVERTISING

Earth Advertising’s parent company, eFlicks Media, was founded in 1999 to deploy the power of the media to serve an emerging socially and environmentally responsible business community. We are an interdisciplinary media company focused on creating a global communications platform upon which environmental sustainability can grow and prosper. We promote the growth of products, services and ideas that are genuinely committed to a healthier planet.
visit www.earthadvertising.com

www.sunlightfoundation.com

SUNLIGHT FOUNDATION

The Sunlight Foundation is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that uses the tools of civic tech, open data, policy analysis and journalism to make our government and politics more accountable and transparent to all. Our vision is to use technology to enable more complete, equitable and effective democratic participation. Our overarching goal is to achieve changes in the law to require real-time, online transparency for all government information, with a special focus on the political money flow and who tries to influence government and how government responds. And, our work focuses on the local, state, federal and international levels.
visit www.sunlightfoundation.com


FRIENDS of BLUE

www.rolex.com

SMITH & ASSOCIATES

For more than 40 years, Smith & Associates Real Estate has serviced the Tampa Bay area in the luxury real estate market. Led by Bob Glaser, our team at Smith & Associates Real Estate is composed of more than 200 Tampa Bay real estate agents, eagerly awaiting the beck and call of our clients.
visit www.smithandassociates.com

FOUNDATION & OUTREACH EDUCATION PARTNERS

IUCN
IUCN

NOAA
NOAA

Save Our Seas Foundation
Save Our Seas Foundation

Surfrider Europe
Surfrider Europe

 

BENEFACTORS

Mr. Robert Glaser

Mr. Dieter Paulmann

Ms. Shari Sant-Plummer and Mr. Daniel Plummer

Ms. Stephanie Tobor

Jeremy Irons Trashed

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons introduces Trashed

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

Posted: 11/11/2014

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.
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BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit November 3-9

Ocean and Industry Celebrities, Artists, Explorers, Policymakers and ‘Eco-preneurs’ to gather at BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit November 3-9

Posted: 10/23/2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (October 23, 2014) – The power of BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Conservation Summit (BLUE) to catalyze cultural change and to shift global consciousness has drawn an A-list of ocean stars from all walks of life. Extraordinary people, stories and discoveries will take center stage at BLUE 2014, November 3-9 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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St. Petersburg to Host Ocean All-Stars during BLUE Festival

St. Petersburg to Host Ocean All-Stars during the BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit – November 3-9

Features Legends in Ocean Filmmaking, Journalism, Art, Exploration and Conservancy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (September 15, 2014) – James Cameron’s solo death-defying dive to seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface in a submersible of his own design, Fabien Cousteau’s ground-breaking 31-day living experiment in the Florida Keys, and Sylvia Earle’s global call to action on behalf of humanity and our blue planet, are only a few of the extraordinary stories and people to converge for one week at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival & Conservation Summit (BLUE) November 3-9.
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DeepFlight Challenger

Manned Submersibles Rendezvous at Deep BLUE

Posted: 6/7/2012

Our new Deep BLUE initiative will host a collection of the most fascinating manned submersibles and their creators: including Guillermo Sohnlein with OceanGate’s Antipodes, Chris Welsh with Virgin Oceanic’s DeepFlight Challenger, Graham Hawkes with Hawkes Ocean Technologies’ Super Falcon, Scott Cassell with Undersea Voyager Project’s Great White, and Dominique Rissolo with Waitt Institute of Discovery’s Dual Deep Worker.
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