Ocean Exchange Student Intern Videos Selected for Big River Film Festival

Five Student Films About Ocean Exchange Innovative Solutions Will be Shown
By: Ocean Exchange
SAVANNAH, Ga. - June 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Ocean Exchange is pleased to announce five student intern films will be shown at the Big River Film Festival in Savannah, GA on July 8, 2016 at the Savannah Civic Center. Meet Mehmet Caglayan of Blue Voyage Productions, a Savannah-based filmmaker associated with Ocean Exchange and mentor to the SCAD and Georgia Southern University interns. Caglayan is the winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting from Afghanistan, along with numerous Associated Press Awards. Each year Ocean Exchange creates a student film production unit, headed by Caglayan, to produce one short film for each of the international solutions presented at Ocean Exchange. Additionally, the students are mentored by executives from Smithsonian Media and National Geographic Society.

In the student film category, watch the screening of:

Dance of the Elements, 2015, based on Hybrid Heat Exchanger by Alteg;

If the Car's a Rockin', 2013, based on Power From All Sea Motion by WITT;

Mrs. Robinson and the Pool Boy, 2014, based on The Ocean Cleanup;

Package Nanny, 2013, based on Triton -- A View from Above by Starcom;

The ReEnergizers, 2015, based on Low Cost Energy Storage by ESS, Inc.

Ocean Exchange is an international, Savannah-based private foundation with the mission to help advance the adoption of solutions related to sustainability. The film intern program enhances the understanding of the innovations by allowing the viewer to see them through the eyes of filmmakers. Ocean Exchange is sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, Georgia Power Company, SEDA, Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Southern University, Oceaneering, and Bunge, among the major sponsors.

For more information, visit http://www.OceanExchange.org or contact Millicent Pitts at 912-257-0209.

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