What is the idea behind Passengers of the Sea?
The idea for Passengers of the Sea is to create a platform to share stories of all kinds about the sea in an original cinematic format. This first film is a pilot, to see how the concept is received. It documents a good friend of mine that inspires me daily. I shot it in a day last year in Bali. With 2014/2015 being such a crazy year, I never got round to doing anything with it.
My aim is to kick the platform off by producing twelve 8-10 minute shorts based on twelve Passengers who are inspired by the ocean. They will consist of artists, photographers, makers, explorers, surfers etc. If these are a success I would like to keep producing sets of series that will tell sea stories of all colours. I am yet to set up the platform. If this first pilot is well received sponsors will be invited on board to help launch the project.
In essence the roots will be people inspired by the ocean, people who live off the ocean or simply take to the ocean for professional or soulful purposes. There are so many amazing people walking in both the light and shadows of the world, with such great stories to tell and with Passengers Of The Sea I aim to organically find these people to shed some light on these “Passengers” and what gets them stoked.