A minimal, text-based environmental film utilising the power of computer programming languages to sonify (audibly represent) statistics regarding plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

 

Special thanks to: John Werner; the Marine Conservation Society; PLOS ONE; Marcus Eriksen; Laurent Lebreton; Henry Carson; Martin Thiel; Charles Moore; Jose Borerro; Francois Galgani; Peter Ryan; Julia Reisser; the Csound coding community.

Read the PLOS ONE journal article that inspired the film here.

NB: Please set your audio system to a normal/safe output level before watching this film.


Selected for screening during the opening ceremony of the NaturVision Film Festival 2016 in Ludwigsberg, Germany.

'A really powerful representation. Thank you for taking the time to share it with us.' — WWF

'A new and interesting way to give some scale to this enormous problem.' — IUCN

'Powerful and to-the-point.' — Wildlife Trust, BCN

'Very important message.' — Wiltshire Butterfly Conservation

'Amazingly powerful and sobering film. Watch, listen, act.' — Ed Charles

'Great video!' — ORCA