Stories from the Blue: Million Waves Project


What if doing something was better than doing nothing? That’s the question that sparked the Million Waves Project, which works with Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary to turn marine debris into 3D-printed prosthetic limbs.

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Filmmaker: Shannon Shiklesl

Running Time: 6 mins

Language: English

2021 ACFF OfficialSelection
Shannon Shikles

Shannon Shikles, Filmmaker

In her current role as a documentary filmmaker, Shikles works to tell meaningful stories that foster connections to our environment. She highlights the wildlife and beauty of National Marine Sanctuaries and the folks working to protect them through educational videos and short documentaries. In the editing room and behind a camera, she is interested in finding creative ways to draw people towards nature.