New Plastic Free Red Sea Project launches with an Art Exhibition

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: [...]

By |2019-06-02T13:33:07+00:00May 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

So honored to have been named a new National Geographic Explorer!

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 [...]

By |2019-05-27T19:22:15+00:00May 27th, 2019|Cinematography, Communications, Outreach, Projects, Uncategorized|

Best In Show at the Fringe KC 2018 Arts Festival

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 [...]

By |2018-08-06T19:43:02+00:00August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

G R A C E (Respect! Knowledge! No Protection!)

I usually tell the story of the smaller animals in my underwater films, this time I went BIG. In the last 50 years alone, we demolished more than 90% of sharks population world-wide. We seem to still not understand that killing the sharks is killing our oceans. I had to go and meet these animals [...]

By |2017-10-21T21:56:48+00:00October 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

For The Sea At TEDx KC

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 art. The event took place on August 19th 2016. I prepared a short PSA about trash in the ocean that was [...]

By |2017-06-24T02:14:32+00:00August 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

School Assemblies In Pennsylvania

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 [...]

By |2017-06-24T02:14:32+00:00June 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Ziggy’s Hawai’i Footage On CBS

The wonderful marine life of Hawai'i were featured on the “Moment In Nature” segment at the end of the CBS Sunday Morning Show this past weekend (April 24th). The magical coral reefs of Hawai'i are filled with endemic species and being over harvested by aquarium collectors. Watch it here: Nature: Hawaii's Kona Coast

By |2017-06-24T02:14:32+00:00April 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Cuttlefish Cuddle

I always had a special place in my heart for Cephalopods. They mesmerize me with their behavior and intelligence so ancient, so different. Here's a collection of Red Sea encounters at night. Watch "Cuttlefish Cuddle" In HD

By |2017-06-24T02:14:32+00:00March 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|