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Andy Danylchuks’ “Fish Meat” receives 2013 Beneath the Waves Film Festival award

Posted: April 11th, 2013
 
 “Fish Meat” is the winner of the “Best Overall – Extended Length” award for the 2013 Beneath the Waves Film Festival. 

“The Beneath the Waves Film Festival aims to encourage, inspire, and educate scientists, advocates, and the general public to produce and promote open-access, engaging marine-issue documentaries. Our goal is to facilitate widespread science communication by bringing together marine films from around the world for open discussion, while also providing hands-on educational opportunities for researchers interested in film and media outreach.”

Plot Summary for Fish Meat (2012) (from IMDb)

The age of fish meat is here. Our hunger for seafood grows and grows but the seas are running out of fish. But what exactly is farmed fish? Where does it come from, and how is it made? Two friends, a fish scientist and environmental engineer, take a sailing voyage through the cradle of western civilization to pull back the cover on modern fish farming. Along the way they discover the tragedy of Bluefin Tuna and the joy of carp.