The International Ocean Film Festival IOFF, previously the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, is a film celebration held in San Francisco in USA, that highlights films about marine life, the sea, beach front societies and preservation. The 2013 occasion occurred from March, at the Theater 39 on Pier 39 and included a media introduction by Jean-Michel Cousteau at the opening affair. Celebrating its 10th edition in 2013, this is the primary devoted Ocean Film Festival in North America and the second on the planet after the acclaimed Festival International du Film Maritime, investigation et l'environnement, in Toulon, France, established in 1954.
IOFF has turned into the chief setting for universal marine movie producers to screen their attempts to a developing North American gathering of people and has roused the formation of a few other sea film celebrations in the US, including the Blue Ocean Film Festival. All movies chose for the celebration are qualified to seek grants in Adventure, Coastal Culture, Environment, Conservation, Short Film and Wildlife classifications. The International Ocean Film Festival makes understudy and family projects to teach about sea preservation, move watchers to make their own movies, and energize support for the security of sea biological communities.