Saturday, September 26, 2020

Second Annual Turquoise Bay International Underwater Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions


Are you a budding underwater filmmaker?

Well, you can now begin to plan your submissions to the annual Turquoise Bay International Underwater Film Festival in Roatan, Honduras.

This second iteration of the event, organized once again by the Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort and N2Pix, will be accepting documentaries from around the world in two categories: Short, under-seven-minute films and short, under-27-minute films.

Each category will have prizes for first, second and third place totaling more than US$10,000/9,431 Euros.

The “Best in Show” will get the Stan Waterman Legacy Award.

The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2017 and the winners will be announced on June 30, 2017.

For more information about the submission rules, etc, check out the competition’s website at

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.


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