The annual World Whale Film Festival promotes visual storytellers who are passionate about our oceans. Our mission is to tell powerful stories that inspire ocean and wildlife conservation around the world. The official theme of World Whale Film Festival 2019 is ‘inspiring ocean health through waves of change’.
5:00pm - Film projects and eco partners host informational booths in the courtyard adjacent to Iao Theater. Dine at HI Thai Food Truck, located across the street from Iao Theater, event guests will receive 20% off!
5:30pm - Doors open
6:00pm - Welcome
6:10pm - Films Begin
7:30pm - Intermission. Snacks and beverages available for purchase through Iao Theater
7:45pm - Films proceed
9:00pm - Event concludes
9:15pm - Après Film Social at Wai Bar- continue the conversation and mingle with film makers. This is a private event in the back courtyard, for film festival guests only.
Calling all filmmakers! Pacific Whale Foundation is seeking unique and meaningful short films for the 3rd Annual World Whale Film Festival.
Submissions should be at least 3 minutes in length, no longer than 20 minutes and will be presented during the 2019 World Whale Film Festival on Friday, February 8 at the Historic IAO Theater in Wailuku, Maui.
PAST films include
Support a Great Cause
All proceeds from the event support Pacific Whale Foundation's humpback whale research in Hawaii and other parts of the Pacific, marine education programs for local school children, as well as conservation programs including efforts to keep marine debris out of our oceans, prevent vessel-whale collisions, and end whaling worldwide.
Fri, Feb 8, 2019
6pm - 9pm
Historic IAO Theater, Wailuku
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