Tom Vierus is a filmmaker, photographer, and Marine Biologist. Besides his strong interest in ocean science and particularly shark ecology & biology, Tom dedicated himself to environmental content creation. Based in the tropical Pacific, his expeditions and projects often take place on Pacific islands.
A large part of his work is dedicated to science communication to help scientists and institutes tell their story to the public. Tom has documented scientific projects and expeditions in French Polynesia, Italy, Germany, the Republic of Fiji and the Solomon Islands and works on a regular basis with several nature organizations.
Tom's videos, photos, and stories work have been published in an array of national and international magazines, web pages, and festivals and won him several photo & video awards. He is a member of the Ocean Artists Society, the Nikon Professional Service and receives additional support from BS Kinetics, a dive housing manufacturer.
Environmental awareness is a major driver for Tom throughout his body of work, be it filmmaking, photography or written stories.
  • Director (6 Credits)
    FishAct | Fighting Illegal Fishing 2019
    Documentary
    My Fiji Shark | Conservation Initiative by Beqa Adventure Divers2019
    Documentary
    Shark Kindergartens in Fiji | Marine Science South Pacific2019
    Documentary, Short
    A glimpse of new Zealand2018
    Other
    Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change 2018
    Documentary
    REPICORE - Research in Melanesia 2018
    Documentary
  • Producer (5 Credits)
    FishAct | Fighting Illegal Fishing 2019
    Documentary
    My Fiji Shark | Conservation Initiative by Beqa Adventure Divers2019
    Documentary
    A glimpse of new Zealand2018
    Other
    Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change 2018
    Documentary
    REPICORE - Research in Melanesia 2018
    Documentary
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    Shark Kindergartens in Fiji | Marine Science South Pacific2019
    Documentary, Short
    A glimpse of new Zealand2018
    Other
    Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change 2018
    Documentary
    REPICORE - Research in Melanesia 2018
    Documentary
Official Selection
Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change
Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2018
New York
2018
Official Selection
Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change
Raw Science Film Festival
Los Angeles
Official Selection
REPICORE - Research in Melanesia
Raw Science Film Festival
Los Angeles
Cinematography Award
Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change
A Show For A Change Film Festival
Official Selection
Introducing Physioshark | Baby sharks and climate change
The Barbados Independent Film Festival
Cinematography Award
REPICORE - Research in Melanesia
A Show For A Change Film Festival
Birth Date
March 7, 1989
Current City
Suva, Fiji
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