The Last Shark

"The Last Shark" investigates the disappearance of the iconic Great White shark from South Africa's coast and the governments continued use of shark culling nets.

  • Frankie Chipparoni
  • Charlie Morris
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  • Frankie Chipparoni
  • Charlie Morris
  • De wett D Toit
    Director of Photography
  • Sean Carnahan
  • Patrick Carnahan
  • Samantha Lee Hansen
  • Andre Hartman
    Featured Intervew Subject
    "Great White Sharks: Uncaged" "Myths of the Great White"
  • Enrico Gennari
    Featured Interview Subject
  • Sarah Andreotti
    Featured Interview Subject
  • Kim the Sharklady
    Featured Interview Subject
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, investigative, conservation, shark conservation
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 21 minutes 40 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 4, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital mix +archival footage
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • The Labia Theatre
    South Africa
    November 7, 2023
    Worldwide Premiere (invite only event)
  • Sentinel Ocean Alliance
    South Africa
    November 10, 2023
  • The Commons
    South Africa
    November 14, 2023
  • Jack Black Brewery
    South Africa
    November 15, 2023
  • Hermanus Theatre (1)
    South Africa
    November 20, 2023
  • Hermanus Theatre (2)
    South Africa
    November 21, 2023
  • Richmond Hill Brewing Company
    Port Elizabeth
    South Africa
    December 7, 2023
Director Biography - Frankie Chipparoni, Charlie Morris

Frankie-After graduating with a bachelors in Animal Behavior, Anthropology, and Psychology, Frankie has spent the last 3 years working for the oceans; spanning from cetacean studies, shark bycatch research & activism.

Charlie-Based in the USA, Charlie is an award winning conservation filmmaker who focuses on deforestation and ocean conservation. This will be his fourth feature length documentary film for conservation efforts.

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Director Statement

Team Last Shark is not just comprised of the Co Directors...this movie is an all volunteer effort supported by people far and wide. The goal: help people fall in love with the creature we tend to fear the most...and to finally end the practice of using shark nets off the coast of South Africa.