September 4-8, 2013

Panel / Discussion Session

Otter 501

Friday, September 6th at 10:00 AM Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE

Topic of panel:

Why Save Endangered Species?


Say “cheese” mother earth! - Nature Photography

Friday, September 6th at 4:00 pm Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE


Go Wild with GoPro!

Saturday, September 7th at 4:00 pm Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE

Panel / Discussion Session

Globo Verde Dominicano Award

Saturday, September 7 at 8 PM Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE

Topic of panel:

Environmental film: An Effective Tool for Eco Education

Film Selected
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    A Sea Turtle Story

    Original Title: A Sea Turtle Story
    Country of Origin: Canada
    Year of completion: 2012
    Duration: 9.5 min.
    Format: DVD
    Language: No dialogue
    Subtitles: No narration

    Film Credits:

    Director/Writer: Kathy Shultz
    Producers: Silva Basmajian
    Cinematography: Andrew Sneyd
    Edit: Marcus Matyas

    Film Synopsis:

    A Sea Turtle Story is a moving and exquisite stop-motion animated film that chronicles the life cycle of this critically endangered species. Capturing the beauty of the ecosystems that sea turtles inhabit, the film is ideal for all audiences, and for teaching young and old alike about these fascinating creatures of the sea.

    September 6th, 2013
    10:00 AM

    Santo Domingo
    Biblioteca Infantil y Juvenil República Dominicana

    September 6th, 2013
    10:00 AM

    Santo Domingo
    Centro Cultural Narciso González

    Biography of Director Kathy Shultz:

    Kathy Shultz has been working in film and television for 10 years as a set and puppet builder in stop-motion animation. Her animated short A Sea Turtle Story (Official Selection, TIFF KIDS 2012) marks her directorial debut. Made for the National Film Board of Canada, the project began as a children’s book about sea turtles based on her experience working with biologists and conservationists in India and Southeast Asia. Kathy currently lives in Toronto, where she also teaches animation to young people and is developing an interactive film project about the Kermode Bear of the Great Bear Rainforest in BC.

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