The Dance of the Sea Lions

On a remote island, surrounded by the cold waters of British Columbia, a herd of thousands of sea lions congregate to haul out together. In this stunning natural setting, we embark on an expedition to explore the underwater treasures of this untouched wilderness. Curious about scuba divers, the sea lions approach with elegance and wonder. The film captures this unique moment of interaction, where the boundaries between species dissolve beneath the surface. "The Dance of the Sea Lions" is a visual and emotional journey that showcases the profound beauty of nature and the magical connection that can emerge when humanity and the wild embrace curiosity as a bridge to understanding.

  • Juan Francisco Rodriguez
    Director
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Nature, Underwater, SeaLions, ScubaDiving, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 18, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    Chile
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Blackmagic RAW 6K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
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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