World Under-Water Film Festival

Poster for the Festival Mondial de l'Image Sous-Marine

Sharks Whisperers at World Under-Water Film Festival

Fribourg, Switzerland | May 26-30, 2010

William Winram and Fred Buyle of Ocean Encounters presented their conference on Friday May 28, 2010 at 7:30pm at Cap’ Ciné, the location of the World Under-Water Film Festival, Swiss edition.

The Ocean Encounters team showed slides of their work in the water, focused particulary around the preservation of sharks. Their conference was part of the daily hightlights of this 4-day festival which featured over 400 pictures from photographers from all over Europe. During the day, activities awaited visitors, complete with short films ranging from 2-minute to 1-hour long focused on the water element.

The festival was concluded with a concert by acclaimed Belgian musician Eric Bettens who transported his audience into a world of sounds to sublimate photos by Leandro Blanco and Michael Aw.