Drew Brice-Ford has made a film that was a finalist at the Last Ocean Online Short Film Competition. The awards ceremony took place in Christchurch on Thursday 15 September as part of Conservation Week. Entrants were asked to produce a short film exploring “Why the Ross Sea, Antarctica is special”, and were given online access to over 70 clips from top New Zealand cameraman Peter Young and acclaimed NHNZ Moving Images. “We were looking for compelling short films highlighting the values of the Ross Sea and why it is worth protecting,” said Peter Young, who shot footage on a voyage to Antarctica in 2007. Young is currently working on a feature documentary, “The Last Ocean”, to raise awareness about the Ross Sea.
The completed films were uploaded to YouTube and posted into an online screening room (http://
Drew’s film is called “Last Ocean, Last Chance” and can be viewed here.