Community Storytellers: Take 3 for the Sea

EFFA’s Community Storytelling Project sees grassroots environmental groups create their own short films using smartphones, working with impact filmmaking agency Digital Storytellers to capture and share their stories. These short films screened alongside feature films throughout the festival in 2018.

EFFA’s Community Storytelling Project was made possible thanks to the generous support of Bank Australia - EFFA’s major partner for 2018.

Take 3 for the Sea was one of the participants in EFFA’s Community Storytelling Project in 2018:

Take 3 for the Sea is an Australian not-for-profit organisation who are committed to reducing plastic pollution and promoting the transition to a circular economy through education and participation. Our message is simple: Take 3 pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway… or anywhere special, and you’ve made a difference.

The short film is a companion to Stories for the Sea - an upcoming Take 3 for the Sea ebook that tells the stories of every day Take 3 legends from around the globe. Through the story of Marine Biologist and Free Dive Instructor Liv Rose, our film shows how Take 3's simple message has helped to shape the behaviours of individuals in Taking 3, reducing their own waste, and in turn having a positive impact on global plastic pollution.

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