Context: According to experts, populations of most shark species are declining rapidly. It is estimated that 100 million sharks are killed every year and only 1 to 5% of sharks now reach breeding age.
Production: AMPERSAND / EAUSEABLEUE.
Scope: Co-authorship/scientific advice.
Result: 52' TV documentary broadcast on Canal+, France3, Discovery Channel and in about fifty countries. Animal film prize at the Moscow festival.
Media critics: "Le Nouvel Observateur" of 22 April 2005. “This film recounts the human and scientific expedition of biologists instructed by the government of French Polynesia to study the breeding patterns of grey sharks in the Tiputa Pass of the Rangiroa atoll… They returned with images of surpassing beauty, some never seen before, and of inestimable value. A wonderful scientific and human adventure…”