PLASTICIZED is a intimate account of a cameraman on a journey aboard the Sea Dragon with the 5 Gyres Institute on the very first scientific expedition focused on plastic waste through the centre of the South Atlantic Ocean. An eye-opening story about the institute's global mission to study the effects, reality, and scale of plastic pollution around the world.
Despite increasing news and wild media hype about garbage island, many still have not heard much about the reality oceanic plastic pollution. After being introduced to the 5 Gyres Institute's research team, filmmaker Michael J.Lutman, intrigued and excited about the adventure of the first expedition studying the topic, joins the crew and shares the 31 day arduous voyage from point of view of a common citizen.
Director : Michael J. Lutman
Film Editor : Michael J. Lutman
Producer : Michael J. Lutman
Co-Editor : Ben Hall
Marcus Eriksen Anna Cummins Stiv Wilson