The Executive Director of Oceanic Preservation Society (OPS), Louie Psihoyos is widely regarded as one of the world's most prominent still photographers. He has circled the globe dozens of times for National Geographic and has shot hundreds of covers for other magazines including Fortune, Smithsonian, Discover, GEO, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
Psihoyos' first documentary film, "The Cove," has won over 100 awards globally from festivals and critics, became the first doc in history to sweep all the film guilds and won the Oscar® for Best Documentary Feature in 2009. The activism around that film help lead to an over 93% drop of dolphin and porpoise deaths. His second film, "Racing Extinction," about the global extinction crisis was seen by 36 million people in 220 countries and territories the first day it aired and led to laws banning the trade of some of the world’s most endangered species. The most recent film Psihoyos directed, The Game Changers, is about super athletes that increased strength and endurance with a plant-based diet. During the first month of release on Netflix, searches for “plant-based diet” have risen 350% globally. The Game Changers is executive produced by James and Suzy Cameron, Arnold Schwarzencegger, Kyle and Tracy Vogt and Jackie Chan.
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