Skipjacks - A Dying Breed tells the story of the oyster population's decline in the Chesapeake Bay through Wade Murphy's story. Murphy and his sail-powered skipjack Rebecca dredged for oysters in the bay for many years. Sadly, he can no longer make a living off of the bay like he used to.
I co-produced, edited and shot this documentary short along with Steve Erdman and Aditi Desai.
-Broadcast on Maryland Public Television during 2010 Chesapeake Bay Week. Picked up by additional PBS affiliates.
-Official selection of the 2010 Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capitol.
-Official selection of the 2010 American Conservation Film Festival.
-Official selection of the 2010 Chesapeake Film Festival.
-Winner Regional Emmy Award for Best Student Non-News Production.
-Winner TIVA-DC Peer Bronze Award for Best Documentary Under 30 Minutes.
-Nominee 2010 Visions Award for Best Environmental Documentary.