Tuesday, February 17, 2009

San Franciso Ocean Film Festival - Sharks

Filmmaker, shark conservationist, and activist David McGuire has set up a noted shark conservation panel to discuss sharks this month in tandem with this years Ocean Film Festival.

The festivals short films are shark heavy so naturally we'll see you there:

Join me at the Cowell Theater with shark films and an analysis of sharks Myths and Misconceptions with shark experts and filmmakers following the films February 21 at the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival.

The panel discussion will begin at 3:15 PM in Room C260 at Fort Mason Center – opposite the main
entrance to Cowell Theater.


Dr. John McCosker, Senior Scientist and Chair Department of Marine Biology, California Academy of Sciences

Dr. Scot Anderson, Shark Research Scientist, Point Reyes Bird Observatory

Dr. Leonard Compagno, Shark Taxonomist, Board Member Save Our Seas Foundation, Curator of Fishes in the Division of Life Sciences and Head of the Shark Research Centre (SRC), Iziko Museums, Cape Town

Maria Brown Superintendent, Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary

Lesley Rochat, Filmmaker, Manager and Director Education & Awareness, Save Our Seas Shark Centre (SOSSC), Founder, AfriOceans Conservation Alliance (AOCA)

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