AUGUST 17-19, 2012

About PangeaSeed: PangeaSeed ( is an international grassroots organization founded in Tokyo, Japan dedicated to educating and raising international awareness on the plight of sharks and the destruction of their habitat.  Through volunteer activism, research, and the various mediums of art, music, film, and photography, PangeaSeed aims to create an open dialog with the global community to develop an understanding of the need to preserve and protect sharks and the oceans.  PangeaSeed is the first organization in Japan to raise public awareness regarding shark conservation and preservation.  We rely on the generosity of our supporters.

About Beneath the WavesThe Beneath the Waves Film Festival aims to encourage, inspire, and educate scientists, advocates, and the general public to produce and promote open-access, engaging marine-issue documentaries. Our goal is to facilitate widespread science communication by bringing together marine films from around the world for open discussion, while also providing hands-on educational opportunities for researchers interested in film and media outreach.