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INSPIRING REEF CONSERVATION SINCE 2000

For The Sea Productions was created by independent award-winning filmmaker Ziggy Livnat, MFA. We offer video and photos that we hope will engage, entertain, and raise awareness of the critical need for conservation of our planet’s largest ecosystem – the oceans.

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For The Sea At TEDx KC

August 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Plastic PSA and underwater projection on a giant Jellyfish at the recent TEDx event. For The Sea had the pleasure of collaborating with Stonelion Puppets Theater to bring awareness of the effects of plastic pollution through [...]

Best In Show at the Fringe KC 2016 Festival

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

My performance titled "Into The Sea" was among the most popular shows in the festival and won Best In Show. The four shows featured short films about marine life from around the globe accompanied with [...]

School Assemblies In Pennsylvania

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Downington Area School District, Pennsylvania, invited me to give a series of school assembly presentations. During one week in May, I had the privilege to share my adventures and knowledge with 2,600 kindergarten, elementary and [...]

For The Sea added 4 new photos.

For The Sea contributed to the recent TEDx event with a plastic PSA and an underwater projection on a giant Jellyfish. I have the pleasure of collaborating with the Stonelion Puppets Theater to bring awareness of the effects of plastic pollution in our waters through art. The event took place on August 19th 2016.

I prepared a short PSA about trash in the ocean that was projected in a loop on the giant screens while the 2,400 TEDx guests were coming in to take their seat at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City.

In Act III, during the concert, the Stonelion's giant Jellyfish, six feet across, was lit by live projection of my underwater footage to create a spectacle while traveling in the audience.
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For The Sea announced Best In Show at the Fringe KC 2016 Arts Festival.

My performance titled "Into The Sea" was among the most popular shows in the festival and won Best In Show.

The four shows featured short films about marine life from around the globe accompanied with stories of adventure and wonder.
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Fringe KC - Into The Sea

Jul 26, 8:30pm

MTH Theater at Crown Center

Ziggy Livnat, MFA, an independent, international awards winning filmmaker, has created an exciting underwater visual experience designed for the whole family to enjoy. Through Ziggy's spectacular film...

4 months ago

Cynthia SchroerThis was a wonderful film and narrated presentation at the Fringe here in KC that enveloped me into the oceanic world. I was able to meet an endangered monk seal of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve (NWHICRER) and experience four curious dolphins peering at me through the lens of Ziggy Livnat. Ziggy's delight and love of the ocean is evident. I walked away with a profound sense of being a cell on this vast organism called Earth. Just as our cells are organized into tissues organized into organs organized into systems organized into one organism called "human;" so the ocean is an organism, a living body with its own analogous cells, tissues, organs, and systems. The tiger shark functions like a macrophage in a cell, eating dead animals and cleaning up the reef. Homeostasis, is a word that crossed my mind as I marveled at the ecosystem of an untouched coral reef by humans. What is our role as a human in this web of life? Consciousness? Being a voice for the planet? I don't know. I believe we don't know our truest connective relationship as a species with it, but we are learning. Thanks, Ziggy for taking me into the uncharted, vast territory of our planet and pushing through your own fear of the ocean to do your work. What a gift.

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I wish all beings a Happy World Oceans Day.
Lets continue to celebrate life and take care of our planet. Our precious planet.

"Connected"
Original music by Amir Gwirtzman.
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This is "World Oceans Day 2016" by forthesea on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

6 months ago

For The Sea added 4 new photos to the album: Downing ton PA presentations 2016 — at Downington Pa..

Downington Area School District, Pennsylvania, invited me to give a series of school assembly presentations.
During one week in May, I had the privilege to share my adventures and knowledge with 2,600 kindergarten, elementary and middle school students.
They eagerly learned about a large variety of animal behaviors, the ocean’s environmental issues and how each and every one of us can make a difference
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6 months ago

Downington Area School District, Pennsylvania, invited me to give a series of school assembly presentations.
During one week in May, I had the privilege to share my adventures and knowledge with 2,600 kindergarten, elementary and middle school students. 
They eagerly learned about a large variety of animal behaviors, the ocean’s environmental issues and how each and every one of us can make a difference