This award winning short documentary is all about whale sharks. Papa Shillingi means whale shark in Kiswahili.
Here what the experts say.
"A wonderful film" David Doubilet, Photographer National Geographic, Honorary President CTS
"An exceptional film made with a very good feeling"Peter Scoones, cinematographer BBC Blue Planet & Planet Earth. Jury
"A story to be shared with the rest of the world who needs it so much"
Jennifer Hayes, aquatic ecologist & photographer National Geographic CTS Jury
"A film full of soul and very good messages"
Michael AW, photographer Ocean Geographic, Director OceanEnvironment.
"Papa Shillingi" went on an won the GreenScreen festival in Germany in 2010.
In 2011 we were awarded the Golden Sea Star and BOOT special prize of excellence in Dusseldorf/Germany for this unique film.
Clips from this film are available at OceanFootage.com. The DVD "The World's Best Dive Destinations" contains "Papa Shillingi" and can be ordered through amazon.com/uk/de
These clips are from The Worlds Best Dive Destinations DVD, the worlds first ever visual scuba dive guide to some of the worlds best dive locations, filmed and edited by Volker Bassen. Music by Dan Phillipson, clips from this trailer are available from OceanFootage.
This is a preview/trailer for the DVD THE WORLD'S BEST DIVE DESTINATIONS.
Join Volker Bassen and his wife Nimu on their epic journey around the Globe in search of the worlds best dive destinations.
Four years in the making, this comprehensive underwater visual location guide will include top dive destinations such as Raja Ampat and Komodo in Indonesia, Sipadan in Malaysia, Thailand's Similan Islands, French Polynesia's Rangiroa and Fakarava, the Tonga island groups of Vava'u, Ha'apai and Eua (the world's biggest underwater cathedrals!), Gansbaai and Aliwal shoals in South Africa, Pemba Island in Tanzania, Kenya, Holbox, Cozumel and the famous underwater caves (cents) in the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico - truly any scuba divers "wish list".
This visual presentation has it all, from giant humpback whales to pygmy seahorses, all filmed in HD.
Special importance has been given to sharks; follow a whale shark tagging expedition in Kenya or Holbox, Mexico, or scuba dive with Tiger sharks and White sharks in South Africa. Follow a shark dive expedition to French Polynesia during a grouper spawn, truly the "stuff of legend". The proceeds from the sales of the DVD will go towards the East African Whale Shark Trust, directly helping their quest to stop the killing of whale sharks in East Africa. Clips from this trailer are available from OceanFootage. Enjoy!
This channel is for everyone with a passion for scuba diving. The clips are from The Worlds Best Dive Destinations DVD. We also hope to inspire non-divers who always wanted to try scuba but never got around to it; you don't know what you're missing! Follow us around the world in search of the world's best dive destinations and "immerse" yourself. Enjoy! X Nimu & Volker Bassen
Ps, the DVD is available from amazon.