Livnat is honored by the School of Visual Arts with a featured article about his new Plastic Free Red Sea campaign.
A remote beautiful island with hardly any diving and the biggest living coral colonies I've ever seen in Caribbean waters.
After months of preparation and testing, it was a joy to hit the blue waters of Eilat in June to begin our very first puppet prototype filming in the Red Sea. We learned a lot from this round of diving and testing for a new underwater communications system, as well as moving with the puppet [...]
Thanks We Sea and Guilhem Banc-Prandi This time in Eilat testing our underwater prototype for the Plastic Free Red Sea project has been incredible! The launch of the Art Exhibition at the Municipal Gallery on June 8, and all the presentations at schools, to organizations and the Municipality have been so inspiring. We are [...]
https://www.facebook.com/FortheSea/videos/2274297726223206/ Charles Brown, The Cultural Attache for the United States Embassy in Israel, welcomes visitors to the opening of "Plastic Free Red Sea: An Art Exhibition to End Ocean Plastic" at the Municipal Gallery in Eilat. Project organizers Ziggy Livnat, together with curators Doron Polak and Sarit Nachshon, and with support from the National [...]
When underwater filmmaker Ziggy Livnat took his very first diving course in the Red Sea almost three decades ago, he couldn’t have known it would inspire a lifetime dedicated to underwater filmmaking and ocean conservancy. His charming and award-winning films have educated millions about coral reef and underwater ecosystems from Hawai’i and the Caribbean to [...]
So pleased to announce the very beginnings of my new international collaboration with NatGeo, StoneLion Puppet Theatre, the Municipality of Eilat, the American Embassy in Israel and the Arava Institute: An Art exhibition featuring local artists whose work engages with plastic pollution and the sea. National Geographic did a really nice video announcing the project: [...]
Dear friends, I am excited to share with you that I've been recognized by the Society as a National Geographic Explorer. I plan to use my new affiliation to continue to promote ocean conservation on a larger scale, create more educational entertainment content and influence even wider audiences around the globe, in person and with [...]
After diving with this beautiful animals for years, I had a once in a lifetime encounter where I felt accepted by the pod. Enjoy the article and video on CBS News
My new performance titled "Sharks and Octopus and Dolphins, Oh My!" was among the most popular shows in the festival and won the prestige "Best In Show 2018" Award. All of my films are love songs to the ocean. During the show I'm sharing in person my short films, production adventures and discoveries from around [...]