Gaviota: The End of Southern California

5/28/2018; 36 minutes

Director Shaw Leonard joins UCSB's Courtney Thomas (Bren School of Environmental Science & Management) for a conversation about Leonard's 2017 wildlife-documentary "Gaviota: The End of Southern California." Leonard describes his influences behind the film's style, how he discovered the nature of Gaviota's biodiverse coastal habitat and the threats it faces, his gratefulness for support from multiple sponsors and supporters, and the various challenges involved in the film's seven-year production.
Recorded on 01/24/2018.

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