2 nd EDITION OF THE TURQUOISE BAY INTERNATIONAL UNDERWATER FILM FESTIVAL0
QUEBEC AND ROATAN, December 12, 2016
Roatan’s Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort and N2Pix are proud to announced the launch of the 2 nd edition of the Turquoise Bay International Underwater Film Festival.
Founders of the event, Michel Labrecque and Julie Ouimet of N2Pix and Jesus Alberto Reyes, COO and Commercial Director of Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort, are excited to announce that again this year, filmmakers will be competing for over $10,000 in prizes.
The International competition is open to filmmakers from around the world. For the 2017 edition, filmmakers can submit films in two categories: short film under 7 minutes and documentary short film under 26 minutes.
Prizes will be awarded for the 1 st , 2 nd and 3 rd place films in each category. The Best in Show will receive the Stan Waterman Legacy Award. Organizers of the event are once again happy to pay tribute to Mr. Waterman, a pioneer in underwater filmmaking. The submission deadline is April 15, 2017 with the winners to be announced on June 30, 2017.
Several industry sponsors have already confirmed their support for this 2 nd edition of the Film Festival. Organizers are thankful to Aquatica/Amphibico, Hollis/Oceanic, Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort, Mares and Ocean Quest Resort, who have come onboard as Premiere Sponsors of the Festival.
Full details of the event and how to participate are available on the Festival’s web site at: www.turquoisebayfilmfestival.com
About Turquoise Bay International Underwater Film Festival:
Co-founded by the Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort and N2Pix owners Michel Labrecque and Julie Ouimet, the Turquoise Bay International Underwater Film Festival was created in 2016. Filmmakers from around the world are invited to compete in the short film and short documentary categories. Screening events will be held throughout the year in the United States and Canada.
Julie Ouimet or Michel Labrecque
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