Sea of Shadows
|Producer:||Terra Mater Factual Studios|
|Grant amount:||€ 130.000|
For the Vaquita Marina, the smallest porpoise on earth, time is running out fast. Only about 15 of the elusive marine mammals remain today.
An ambitious plan to catch the last survivors and resettle them for rebreeding appeared to be their last hope and failed. There was no telling whether the Vaquita could even survive in captivity. Now without massive intervention of the government and citizens the Vquita will go extinct 2018.
SOS - Sea of Shadows is a Feature documentary that follows humanity's las and desperate effort to rescue this beautiful and mysterious species from man-made extinction. It dives deeply into the dark realms of international trafficking syndicates and drug cartels, to uncover what led to this tragedy, to expose the villains and document this ultimate fight for survival. Fast-paced action and conspiratorial plots will be welded together to portrait how conservation efforts are completely overwhelmed by the forces of greedy businessmen, corruption and criminal minds.