The Last Azorean Whalemen

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8 Sep , 2020   Posted by: Festival


The Last Azorean Whalemen; follows a group of Azorean Whalemen septuagenarians and octogenarians in Pico and Faial preserving their rich shared oral history of whaling, survival and friendship.

They are the last living connection to Azorean’s whaling industry and their stories will not disappear.

Film Details

Director: Nick Francis

Year of Release: 2019

Running Time: 14:45

Director(s) Bio:: Nick Francis is Managing Partner and Chief Visionary Officer of The Franchise Group as well as Managing Partner of Mass Green Screen. He has over 15 years experience producing and directing award-winning campaigns and videos backed by the combination of a state university undergraduate visual design education (at Umass-Dartmouth) with a targeted film & motion graphics MFA at the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD).

Nick’s experience and creative savvy has lead him around the world directing and producing videos for Hitachi, GIC Singapore, Rosetta Stone, the Winter Olympic Games, AT&T and the National Park Service. He has also produced world-class conferences in Copenhagen, the Algarve in Portugal, Barcelona, London and many other destinations.

When not leading his award-winning creative team Nick is likely enjoying the many beautiful coastal landscapes, hiking trails and beaches of New England with his wife Teresina, daughter Elisabella, son Kaius and dog Marley.

Budget: $5,000