The San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition (SDUFEX) has released a trailer for the 2017 show. The exhibition will take place Friday and Saturday evenings, October 6th and 7th, 2017 at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in San Diego, California. The top three films as selected by an audience vote each night will be awarded prizes. The films with the highest number of votes each night will be awarded cash prizes of $500, $250, and $100 respectively for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.
Master of ceremonies for 2017 is Andrea Stockert and judges are Bret Gilliam, Amanda Cotton, Bob Gladden, Jay Ireland, and Gerogienne Bradley.
The 2017 program of films is as follows: Friday October 6 7 PM
Water Quotes by Leandro Blanco La Palma Isla Azul by Alfonso Montes de oca Acosta The Snake Eel and Squat Lobsters by Kay Burn Lim The Pale Horse - Coral Apocalypse by Claudia Schmitt The Significant Others by Anita Chaumette Edge of the Sea by Shawn Mahoney Stay With Us Part II by Dustin Adamson
Dolphin Dreams Short by Chisa Hidaka
RIP Ras il Hobs by Roy Davidson
Mercy, Love, and Grace, The Story of Force Blue by Jim Hellemn Cabo de Palos, Balcony to the Mediterranean by Ricardo Morer Raja Ampat - Indonesia’s Great Diving Adventure by Claudia Schmitt Cabo Pulmo Marine Protected Area by Bill Macdonald Good Planet 2016 by Ron Lagerlof Voting Best of Show
Saturday October 7 7 PM
Oceanic Aliens by Mike Johnson I am Morgan: Stolen Freedom by Jeremie Collado Barry the Blobfish by Marleia Alfaro DESIRE by Vanessa Cara-Kerr Florida Simply Paradise by Diane Randolph Paradise Found: Journey to the Red Sea by Lee Burghard Komodo and Beyond by Julie Oimet The Legacy by Erick Higuera
Reflections of an Underwater Cameraman by Ken O’Sullivan When You’re Gone by Leandro Blanco Four Times the Philippines by Howard Hall Maldives by Kay Burn Lim Tubbataha, a National Treasure by Don Falsario II Mobula Rays of Espiritu Santo by Elke Specker El Nino, A Shifting Normal by Kyle McBurnie
Find more information about SDUFEX here.