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Ocean Conservancy documentary named Gold Winner in 41st annual Telly Awards

Ocean to the Everglades, directed by Miami-based filmmaker Isaac Mead-Long, depicts the connection between South Florida’s ocean and Everglades environments.

Ocean Conservancy’s three-part documentary series, Ocean to the Everglades, was today named a Gold Winner in the Online Documentary Series category for the 41st annual Telly Awards.

The full film series can be viewed here.

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honors video and television made for all screens and is judged by the Telly Award Judging Council, a group of leading video and television experts from some of the most prestigious companies in entertainment, publishing, advertising, and emerging technology.

On Earth Day 2019 in Miami, as the official Ocean Partner of the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee, Ocean Conservancy joined the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee and Everglades Foundation to launch a new initiative to tell the story of the connections between South Florida’s ocean and Everglades environments: Ocean to Everglades.

The Ocean to the Everglades series, directed by Miami-based filmmaker Isaac Mead-Long, depicts the connection between South Florida’s ocean and Everglades environments. It documents the travels of J.P. Brooker (Senior Manager & Policy Counsel for Florida Conservation at Ocean Conservancy) across South Florida, examining the region’s unique environmental challenges and opportunities with local advocates and leaders including former Miami Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, former Frost Science Museum Curator of Aquarium Content & Marine Science Rivah Winters, Florida Bay fishing guide and host of Guiding Flow TV Benny Blanco and others.

Other Gold Winners in the Online Documentary Series category include “Do We Have Free Will?” by BBC Global News LTD, “Stellar” by PBS Digital Studios, and “AARP’S Letters from D-Day Narrated by Bryan Cranston” by AARP.

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Ocean Conservancy is working to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges. Together with our partners, we create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it. For more information, visit oceanconservancy.org, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.