Executive Director of the Oceanic Preservation Society
Photographer, Documentary Filmmaker
Louie Psihoyos is a renowned photographer, documentary filmmaker, and the executive director of the Oceanic Preservation Society. He has circled the globe dozens of times for National Geographic and has shot hundreds of covers for other magazines. Psihoyos’s first documentary film, The Cove, has won over 70 awards globally from festivals and critics, including an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2009. He also directed the award–winning documentary, Racing Extinction, about the ways that the global wildlife trade and climate change are driving an extinction crisis. He is completing work on a new film about elite vegan athletes.