LOUIE PSIHOYOS

The Executive Director of Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS), Louie Psihoyos is widely regarded as one of the world’s most prominent still photographers and now directs films with the intention of inspiring social impact.

Psihoyos’ first documentary film, “The Cove,”  became the first documentary in history to sweep all the film guilds and won over 100 awards globally, including the Oscar® for Best Documentary Feature.  His second film, the Emmy and Academy Award nominated “Racing Extinction,” was seen by 36 million people in over 220 countries and territories on the first day it premiered on television and helped inspire legislation to protect endangered species.  His latest film, executive produced by James and Suzy Cameron is about super athletes thriving on a plant-based diet.  He is currently working on a film about the friendship of the Dalai Lama and Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu and a series on plant-based nutrition.