Echoes, the afterlife of a shipwreck

An introspective short film set against the backdrop of the ocean's mysterious depths, following the story of a wood-made vessel becoming a metaphor for memory, resilience, and the inexorable passage of time, only to meet its final fate as it sinks into the depths of the ocean. The ship's skeletal remains become a sanctuary for marine life, as fish and creatures of all sizes make the wreck their home. The ship's transformation echoes the resilience of nature and the continuous cycle of life, even in the depths of the unknown. Evoking a sense of mystery and introspection, the film invites viewers to contemplate the interconnectedness of life, memory, and the beauty that emerges from unexpected places.

  • Juan Francisco Rodriguez
  • Kolin Hansen
    Underwater Camera
  • Richard Morante
    Underwater Camera
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Underwater, Scuba Diving, Shipwreck
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 31 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 28, 2023
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    Digital 6K
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Director Biography - Juan Francisco Rodriguez

Scuba diver and underwater filmmaker passionate about marine life and ocean creatures. Born in Chile, and currently living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Juan has explored and filmed the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean from the Southern to the Northern hemisphere.

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