How to Set Up a Screening

Would you like to arrange a screening of your own? Just contact Sieglinde at Bullfrog Films (sieglinde at bullfrogfilms dot com) to get things rolling.

We do ask for a license fee; here’s our structure for non-profit organizations; universities, please contact Sieglinde directly.


Not charging admission? These are for you. Rates are per screening.

$59 No Frills Package: one Community License DVD, 50 postcards & 2 mini posters
$99 Basic Package: one Community License DVD, 5 Consumer DVDs, 100 postcards & 4 mini posters
$199 Activist Package: one Community License DVD, 10 Consumer DVDs, 150 postcards and 6 mini posters


If you are charging admission, we ask $199 or 35% of the door, whichever is greater, per screening.

Scheduling Your Screening

You can choose the best time for your organization. We do sometimes coordinate screenings and you might like to be involved with that. For example, for October 24, 2009, the International Day of Climate Action organized by, we’re inviting you to screen A Sea Change as part of your action. There were dozens of screenings on three continents for World Oceans Day 2009, June 8.

Inviting the Filmmakers of A Sea Change

If you’d like to invite Barbara Ettinger and Sven Huseby to attend your screening, please contact angela at aseachange dot net.

Screenings of A Sea Change

APRIL 25, 27 & 30—San Francisco, CALaurels_sfiff

West Coast premiere at San Francisco International Film Festival.

APRIL 28—Vigo, Spain

An excerpt of A Sea Change screens at the Marine Sciences Symposium. 5:00 pm.

MAY 1—Denver, CO

Alliance for Sustainable Colorado presents the Denver premiere of A Sea Change to kick off The Green Festival. 7:30 pm, Starz Film Center.

MAY 7—La Jolla, CA

Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University of California, San Diego
at Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society, and the Environment (Scripps Seaside Forum), a new complex at the south end of the Scripps Oceanography campus; 8610 Kennel Way, just north of El Paseo Grande in La Jolla. 5:30 p.m. Free. Following the screening: a panel discussion with Sven and Barbara, along with several Scripps scientists who study ocean acidification, Scripps Director Tony Haymet, Vicky Fabry, and Andrew Dickson. For more info, visit the Scripps website.

MAY 13—Greenwich, CT
Indian Harbor Yacht Club, members only

MAY 14—Nashville, TN
The Climate Project North American Summit

MAY 21—Turku, Finland

The Polar Film Festival awarded prize for “Best Nordic Country Documentary.”

JUNE 1 & 2—Seattle, WA

SIFF09_selection Pacific Northwest Premiere of A Sea Change at the Seattle International Film Festival. Tickets available on the festival website.
June 1, 7 pm, the Egyptian Theater, Seattle
June 2, 4 pm, the Kirkland Performance Center, Kirkland

JUNE 6-8—Australia, Europe, North America & the Hawaiian Islands

Screenings of A Sea Change to celebrate World Ocean Day. Please let us know if you’d like to be involved.

Cottonwd-webJUNE 6—Encinitas, CA

 A Sea Change screens at Cottonwood Creek Environmental Film Festival. 2:30 pm. The jury gave the film the Dumosa Award for Best Coastal Film.

JUNE 11—Savannah, GA

The Blue Ocean Film Festival presents A Sea Change. 4 pm, Lucas Theatre. Q&A with filmmakers Barbara Ettinger & Sven Huseby follows.

JUNE 24 & 25—Portland, ME

Screenings at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute.

JULY 9—Silver Bay, NY

Screens for attendees at the Leadership Forum at Silver Bay. Filmmakers Barbara Ettinger and Sven Huseby in attendance.

JULY 20—Woods Hole, MA

Woods Hole Film Festival and the U.S. Ocean Carbon & Biogeochemical Program present A Sea Change for Ocean Carbon & Biogeophysical Workshop. 7 pm. A panel with the filmmakers and scientists follows.

JULY 23—Honolulu, HI

Bishop Museum screens A Sea Change. 6 – 8 pm. Co-sponsored by the Pacific Science Association and Indo-Pacific Conservation Alliance. A panel of coral reef and oceanographers from University of Hawaii and Bishop Museum follows. Panel participants: Dr. Rusty Brainard, Division Chief of NOAA’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Honolulu HI; Dr. Steve Coles, Marine Invertebrate Zoologist, Bishop Museum, Honolulu; Dr. Paul Jokiel, Hawaii Coral Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii; Dr. Ku’ulei Rodgers, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii; Dr. Axel Timmermann, Professor of Oceanography, International Pacific Research Center, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawaii. The screening takes place in Atherton Hall, 1525 Bernice St.


JULY 26—Woods Hole, MA

Woods Hole Film Festival presents A Sea Change at the Old Fire Station, 70 Water Street. 5 pm. Filmmakers present.

AUG. 4—Salisbury Cove, ME

Mt Desert Island Biological Laboratory sponsors a screening in their 15th annual John W. Boylan lecture. 8 pm.Filmmakers in attendance.

AUG. 7—Rockland, ME

Strand-Theatre Strand Theatre presents A Sea Change. 5:30 pm, $8.50. Filmmakers in attendance. Don Perkins, President of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, joins Q&A.

AUG. 10—Blue Hill, ME

Maine Environmental Research Institute sponsors a screening.

AUG. 11—Brisbane, Australia

Australian Marine Conservation Society sponsors a screening.

AUG. 13—Pittsburgh, PA

We show an excerpt of A Sea Change at Netroots Nation screening showcase, 1:30-2:45 pm.

AUG. 15—Cortez, CO

Montezuma Climate Action Network (M-CAN) screens A Sea Change in Verde Fest, the Four Corners Sustainability Fair. Colorado Visitors Center in the Cortez City Park. Coordinator: Betty Janes, 970-533-1051, ejanes at

AUG. 20—Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles premiere of A Sea Change, Downtown Film Festival – LA, 7:30 pm. Screening as part of their day-long Sustainable LA celebration.

AUG. 20—Aspen, CO

A Sea Change screens during AREDAY, American Renewable Energy Day. 9 pm.

AUG. 22—Chautauqua, NY

A Sea Change screens at the Chautauqua Cinema. presented in cooperation with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy. 4 pm.

AUG. 29 & 30—Bainbridge Island, WA

Sustainable Bainbridge screens A Sea Change as part of their “Matinees that Matter” program. Historic Lynwood Theatre, 5 pm. $9. Special guest speaker: Dr. Richard Feely, ocean acidification expert & key expert in the film.

SEPT. 1—Seattle, WA

The film screens at the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission annual meeting. Filmmakers present.

SEPT. 2—Port Townsend, WA

Port Townsend Marine Science Center sponsors a screening at Ft. Worden, 7 pm. Filmmakers present.

SEPT. 9—Wellington, NEW ZEALAND

The Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand presents A Sea Change at the Paramount Theatre. 6 pm. $15.

SEPT. 13—New York, NY

A Sea Change NYC premiere, American Museum of Natural History, 4 pm. Co-hosted by Sam Waterston and Susan and David Rockefeller. Presented in partnership with Oceana. Panel follows with filmmakers, ocean acidification expert Dr. Richard Feely, and alternative investment consultant Tom van Dyke. Moderated by Michael Hirshfield, Oceana’s Chief Scientist. Free with museum admission.

SEPT. 15—New Haven, CT

Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies screens A Sea Change. 5:30 pm. Details TBA.

SEPT. 16—Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Town of Chilmark sponsors a screening at Chilmark Library. 5:30 pm.

SEPT. 17—New York, NY

Solar-Powered Film Festival screens A Sea Change. Sponsored by Green Edge Collaborative NYC.

OCT. 8—Newburgh, NY

Mount Saint Mary College presents A Sea Change, 8 pm. Filmmakers present.

OCT. 13–Portland, OR

World Affairs Council-Oregon sponsors screening A Sea Change. Filmmakers in attendance. Details TBA.

OCT. 13–Brookings, SD

South Dakota Art Museum presents A Sea Change. 7 pm. Sponsored by the South Dakota State University Film Society.

OCT. 14—Eugene, OR

The University of Oregon screens A Sea Change. Filmmakers in attendance. Details TBA.

OCT. 14—Ventura, CA

Shore to Sea Lecture Series presents A Sea Change. Channel Islands National Park, 1901 Spinnaker Drive. 7 pm. Sponsored by Environmental Defense Center, Ocean Channel, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary and National Parks, and Ventura Surfrider Foundation.

OCT. 15-24—Mexico City, Mexico

Official selection, DOCSDF, International Documentary Film Festival of Mexico City. Details TBD.

OCT. 16—Marin County, CA

Bioneers screens A Sea Change. 7 pm.

OCT. 20 & 23—Pleasantville, NY

The Jacob Burns Film Center screens A Sea Change. 7:15 pm. Filmmakers present on Oct. 20. Oct. 23 screening times: 5:15, 7:15, 9:15. Presented in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. $9 members; $13 general.

OCT. 27—Santa Barbara, CA

Screening at the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, 7-9 pm. Co-sponsored by Environmental Defense Center and The Ocean Channel.

NOV.—Shepherdstown, WV

Official selection, American Conservation Film Festival. Festival dates Nov. 5-8. Details TBD.

NOV. 5—Bellingham, WA

Northwest Straits sponsors a screening at the historic Pickford Theatre.


JAN.—Sonoma, CA

Sonoma Environmental Film Festival screens A Sea Change. Details TBA.

MARCH 15—Fairfax, VA

George Mason University screens A Sea Change. Details TBA.


Napa Environmental Film Festival screens A Sea Change. Details TBA.

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