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Jonathan Bird to Guest Host Turquoise Bay Underwater Film Festival in April

Jan  18,  2016

Join us, and Celebrity Guest Host Jonathan Bird, for the inaugural edition of the Turquoise Bay International Underwater Film Festival LIVE in Roatan from April 9-16, 2016!

articipants will have the chance to show off their video skills while enjoying great diving, informative seminars and an outstanding line-up of incredible underwater films to be viewed during the gala event where winners of the weeklong friendly competition will be announced.

The onsite shootout is open to all levels underwater video enthusiasts and will be an amazing opportunity to dive and learn from pro shooters.

Jonathan Bird is an accomplished underwater cinematographer and the recipient of multiple Emmy Awards. Specializing in underwater production, his most recent film, Space School, is about underwater astronaut training. It is the world’s first digitally filmed live-action fulldome film.

He is the host and producer of Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, an educational family-friendly underwater adventure series airing on public television in the USA since 2008. It can also be seen on YouTube or www.BlueworldTV.com. This series has won 8 Emmy Awards and its fourth season was released in early 2014.

As both the director of photography and the host of this series, Jonathan shares his enthusiastic love of the ocean with audiences as he travels the world exploring marine mysteries and learning about the wonders of nature. He has shot and produced over 30 films for broadcast and education. His films have appeared all over the world, on networks such as National Geographic Channel, PBS, ABC, USA Network, Discovery and even the SciFi Channel. Jonathan is the president and founder of Oceanic Research Group, Inc., www.oceanicresearch.org, a non-profit environmental organization founded in 1990 to promote conservation of the world’s oceans. www.jonathanbird.net

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