“He wants to appeal to us emotionally, to let the beauty of the reef stimulate our feelings . . . Hannan has a message but it is implicit in the way he films the reef. He makes us see that its survival depends on our not consuming it… Hannan (implies) a morality of seeing.” (Paul Carter).
Coral Sea Dreaming is the result of five years of underwater filming of the many life forms of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
The film is a meditation on creation and a chance to look,in a technically unique way, at the complex marine forms that comprise this rich society beneath the Coral Sea. Producer / Director / Cinematography, David Hannan. Coral Sea Images / Natural Symphonies co-production. Music Composer, Tania Rose. Long form music film. 50 minutes. SP Betacam