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.
Discovery Channel’s Executive Producer and Director or Development, Brooke Runnette, will be speaking at BLUE’s Industry Conference on one of her favorite subjects: making conservation fun to learn. Perhaps the best way to share her perspective is to share a few quotes from the May 2012 article honoring her with a Green Award in the Washingtonian: