Stevenson Humpback Documentary Wins Award

October 27, 2019

Bermudian filmmaker Andrew Stevenson’s new up-close-and-personal look at the gentle sea giants which migrate through the island’s waters every spring scooped one of the top awards at a leading environmental film festival this week [Oct 22]..

Directed and produced by Mr. Stevenson and filmed entirely off Bermuda, The Secret Lives of Humpbacks won the Best Oceans Films laurel at the World Conservation Film Festival [WCFF] in New York.

Bermuda’s Andrew Stevenson directed and produced new award-winning Humpback whale documentary

Andrew Stevenson  Bermuda Jan 2019

Running from October 17-27, the ninth annual WCFF is screening more than a hundred natural history-themed documentary films as well as hosting panel discussions, field trips and more.

More than 75 filmmakers, scientists, photographers and conservationists are in attendance from more than 40 countries.

Trailer for Andrew Stevenson’s Secret Lives of Humpbacks [2019]

Only 12 of this year’s competing documentaries were singled out for awards, including Mr. Stevenson’s Humpback whale film

The 43-minute documentary had its premiere screening at Hamilton’s Speciality Cinema earlier this year.

The Secret Lives of Humpbacks is a follow-up to Mr. Stevenson’s 2010 documentary Where The Whales Sing, which won critical plaudits and awards around the world when it was released for spotlighting Bermuda’s role as a leading international location for Humpback whale research.

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