The Living Sea

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Release date: February 1995
Directed by: Greg MacGillivray
Produced by: MacGillivray Freeman Films
Running time: 40 minutes

A survey of the world's oceans, emphasizing the fact that it's a single interconnected ocean, and the dependence of all life on the ocean. Along the way we spend time with some surfers, with researchers cataloging and tracking whales, a Coast Guard rough weather rescue squad, and in the Palau Islands, at a lake with an unusual jellyfish variety. Featuring original music by Sting, "The Living Sea" received a 1996 Academy Award nomination as Best Documentary / Shorts Subject.