Chasing The Thunder Chasing The Thunder A high-seas documentary about the Sea Shepherd's epic 110-day, 10k miles chase of the "Thunder" – the world's most notorious poaching vessel.

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Chasing The Thunder is the festival recut of Ocean Warriors, featuring the high-seas documentary about Sea Shepherd’s epic 110-day, 10,000-mile chase of the Thunder, considered the world’s most notorious poaching vessel.

“Beautifully shot and masterfully edited … Ocean Warriors: Chasing Thunder accomplishes the difficult feat of being both wildly entertaining while imparting a strong conservationist message.” – Joshua Speiser, Film Threat


EarthXTexas Impact Award

EarthXMexico Impact Award

Friday Harbor Film FestivalExplorer Award

EKOTOPFILM Environmental Advocacy Award

Newport Beach Film Festival Audience Award for Environmental Film

Rivera International Film Festival (Genoa Italy) Best Documentary


  • Paul G. Allen: Executive Producer
  • Mark Benjamin : Executive Producer - Director
  • Marc Levin: Executive Producer - Director
  • Pagan Danielle Harleman: Executive Producer
  • David Casey: Executive Producer
  • Carole Tomko: Executive Producer
  • Jody Gottlieb: Executive Producer
  • Rocky Collins: Executive Producer
  • Jerry Decker: Co-Executive Producer
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