Chasing Coral

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Chasing Coral
Directed byJeff Orlowski
Produced by
  • Jeff Orlowski
  • Larissa Rhodes
Written by
  • Davis Coombe
  • Vickie Curtis
  • Jeff Orlowski
Music by
  • Andrew Ackerman
  • Jeff Orlowski
Edited byDavis Coombe
  • Argent Pictures
  • Code Blue Foundation
  • EarthSense Foundation
  • Kendeda Fund, The
  • Sustainable Films
  • Exposure Labs
Distributed byNetflix
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States

Chasing Coral is a 2017 documentary film about a team of divers, scientists and photographers around the world who document the disappearance of coral reefs.[1] Chasing Coral was produced by Exposure Labs and directed by Jeff Orlowski.[2] It premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and was released globally on Netflix as a Netflix Original Documentary in July 2017.[3]


Saul Simon MacWilliams and Dan Romer composed the score for the film.[4] Romer also co-wrote an original song, "Tell Me How Long", featuring Kristen Bell.[5]


The film won the Audience Award for U.S. Documentary at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.[6]


  1. ^ "Chasing Coral, film with UGA ties, wins Emmy". Odum School of Ecology. October 2, 2018. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  2. ^ Peters, Adele (April 9, 2018). "Chasing Coral Shows The Tangible, Devastating Effects Of Our Warming Planet". Fast Company. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "Chasing Coral". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved 2017-09-21.
  4. ^ "'Chasing Coral': Film Review - Sundance 2017". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  5. ^ "Kristen Bell To Sing Closing Song On "Chasing Coral" Documentary". Deadline. July 17, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  6. ^ "2017 Sundance Film Festival Award Winners" (PDF). Sundance Institute. Retrieved 2017-09-21.

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