Check out The Jetlagged’s first 360/VR experience, produced in cooperation with ZMT Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Research.
Join us on a journey through the Coral Triangle and its magnificent coral reefs.
But as the planet keeps warming, our oceans are changing. Coral bleaching, ocean acidification, overfishing and pollution are threatening the world’s coral reefs and their fragile ecosystems.
Our oceans and its reefs must be protected now for the benefit of future generations and the health of our blue planet.
In their first full-length documentary, The Jetlagged accompany manta ray researcher Elitza Germanov (Marine Megafauna Foundation) on a field trip in Komodo in Indonesia. Manta ray numbers are declining because their gills have recently become a dubious trend in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Numerous conservation efforts are taking place to protect the gentle ocean giants, including “Citizen Science” projects to identify individuals by their unique spot patterns on their bellies. The filmmakers document the efforts of scientists and conservationists in Indonesia like Elitza Germanov and Sarah Lewis (Indonesian Manta Project/Manta Trust), who are working tirelessly to save these beautiful animals from extinction.
All sea turtle species are threatened with extinction. To help them, some marine conservation facilities around the world hatch sea turtle eggs and keep the hatchlings in tanks, until they have grown bigger and are supposedly more fit for a survival in the wild.
Eco warrior Siân Williams from the Gili Eco Trust explains why this method doesn't help baby sea turtles - actually the opposite. Turtle hatchlings need to get to the sea immediately after they hatched out of their nests.
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The Patterns of the Ocean
In our latest documentary, we accompany manta ray researchers in Indonesia. Manta ray numbers are declining because of a dubious trend in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The filmmakers document the efforts of scientists and conservationists in Indonesia working tirelessly to save these beautiful animals from extinction.Watch the official trailer and check out the screening dates!
360 underwater video of reef sharks
Check out this stunning 360 underwater footage of an amazing coral reef in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, one of the last paradises on Earth. Watch it now!
Fragile - Why turtle hatchlings need the sea
To help endangered sea turtle species, some marine conservation facilities around the world hatch sea turtle eggs and keep the hatchlings in tanks, until they have grown bigger and are supposedly more fit for a survival in the wild. The film explains why this method doesn't help baby turtles - actually the opposite. Turtle hatchlings need to get to the sea immediately after they hatched out of their nests. Watch it now!
A new artificial reef for Gili Trawangan
Our film "We live underwater" about the Biorock artificial reef technology got a lot of attention and many people addressed us, interested in participating in building artificial coral reefs. So, last year in October, it was time for the very first The Jetlagged Biorock Camp on Gili Trawangan in Indonesia! Read more
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About whales and whaling in Iceland
Torn apart by the forces of the Earth, Iceland is a wild and dangerous country. We are deeply in love with it, but for one thing: Iceland is still hunting whales. Here is why you shouldn't eat whale meat when in Iceland. Read more
The Jetlagged are action-loving filmmakers and passionate divers always on the search for adventures from the polar circle to the equator.
On our journey through the world’s most exciting destinations, we deliver beautiful impression and enjoy diving as a lifestyle.
We also support various environmental projects all over the world.
As divers, we consider ourselves ambassadors of the sea and are fully committed to protect the world underwater. By taking pictures, shooting films and telling stories in and around the sea, we want to inspire others to enjoy, explore and protect our oceans. Our documentaries have been shown on film festivals worldwide and have won international awards.
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