A South African brief movie on seal entanglements and conservation gained the Grand Prix Award on the Worldwide Tourism Movie Pageant Africa (ITFFA) within the Documentary and Tv class.
The award ceremony was held at Cape City Metropolis Corridor. In its fourth yr working, the ITFFA acquired 315 entries from 55 international locations. The competitors was divided into three classes, specifically Documentary and Tv, Tourism Worldwide and Tourism Africa. A complete of 80 awards together with Silver, Gold and Grand Prix got throughout the ceremony.
The brief movie titled Saving Seals was produced by native wildlife photographer Steve Benjamin and paperwork the intensive work being finished on seal rescues and safer seal disentanglement methods by The Two Oceans Aquarium and the Aquarium Basis.
Saving Seals additionally gained Gold within the Setting and Ecology thematic class.
Benjamin expressed his gratitude: ‘We’re extraordinarily honoured to have been recognised for the movie we created. The making of the movie was an extended and arduous course of to finish because of logistical and technical problems, but in addition to make sure that the story of this passionate work being finished with the seals, is instructed accurately.
‘We’re actually excited that this movie, and the popularity it’s getting, will proceed to focus on the nice work that the Two Oceans Aquarium and the Two Oceans Aquarium Training Basis are doing for Cape fur seals within the Waterfront and harbour areas.’
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