Erin Calmes Keta Films
Producer/DP for the Emmy nominated “Whale Wars” S6 in Antarctica for Animal Planet on
Discovery Channel. Calmes was on aboard the Steve Irwin with Sea Shepherd and
Captain Paul Watson and was part of a team that saved 932 whales.
Interview by The Challenger Blog of Ms Erin Calmes
"I believe that we can all experience the love of which I told above - the love arising from conflict, war or loss. I believe that we can change. Here and now."
The United States Embassy in Moscow Russia has official invited Producer, Director, Activist, Photographer and Host Ms. Erin N. Calmes to Key Note, Presenter along side the Eco-Cup Film Festival in Moscow Russia and The US Film Festival in Samara, Russia Feb 19- March 7, 2017.
“It’s a distinctively historic time, for Russia and US so I am honored to have the support of the US Embassy in Moscow to engage this audience and culture.”
Ms. Calmes will lead a three-day lecture series focused on creating successful conservation/direct action film/media campaigns to a select group of conservative community leaders.
"Nature Crimes" is a series of Original True Stories From The Front Lines Depicting Humanities Impact On Nature. Behind the scenes with Producer Director, Photographer, Activist Erin Calmes. Currently partnered with Gloria Morrison and Tony Eldridge
Calmes Keta Films Producer/DP for the Emmy nominated
“Whale Wars” Season 6 2013. Interviewing Captain Paul
Watson on his work protecting the worlds oceans while
underway in the Ross Sea. "Operation Zero Tolerance"
prevented 932 whales from being killed. Over 100 whales
were killed this season in the Southern Ocean Whale
Sanctuary. Watch for "Whale Wars" on Discovery Channel
in December 2013. Much more to come.
William Shatner Stars in an
Erin Calmes Keta Films and environmental project "The Whale Shark Hunters Starring William
Shatner" for National Geographic International. The making of this film led
to a direct presidential ban on the killing of whale sharks and manta rays
in the Philippines, Honduras and Mexico. Erin Calmes is now in
pre-production for "Draw Happy". An investigative visual account of the
underground shark and endangered species markets.
Recon Tour, By Erin Calmes Keta Films is an intelligence
gathering mission to find the best up and coming
athletes in the nation. Music by Pennywise.
"Bro Hymn" lyrics are about the death of bassist Jason
Thirsk's friends Tim Colvin, Carlos Canton who died in a
car accident, and Tom Nichols who drowned at Hermosa
Beach Pier in 1988.
Jason Thirsk, Pennywise, was a childhood friend of Erin
Calmes growing up in Park City, Utah
Erin Calmes wins at the Hampton's Wild
Life Film Festival with her film The Whale Shark Hunters
Starring William Shatner. A project and film series sold
to National Geographic International. Her Whale Shark
project led to a direct presidential ban on killing
whale sharks and manta rays in the Philippines. Like
Erin Calmes produced the
Travel Channel's "Sand Masters" in an episode
of at the Lord of The Wind Showdown in Baja, Mexico.
Erin Calmes is the Executive producer and director of
content, marketing and strategic partnerships for the
second year at this event. Calmes worked as the
Production Manager for Painless Entertainment to produce
an Episode of "Sand Masters" for the Travel Channel.
Lord of The Wind Showdown. No Envy. Who's
it Gonna be?
Erin Calmes created and produced the marketing campaign,
digital, visual and media distribution strategy and produced
video and stills with a live stream for the
created produced content for Rebootizer
Photo of Kris Kinn, Team Rider for Best Kiteboarding and
Rebootizer by Erin Calmes
Puerto Rico Pro Athlete Tour: Keta
produced and shot with host Juan Carlos, Kirs Kinn,
Shannon Best, Jeremie Tronet, Jon McCabe and Melissa Gil
7 day tour in PR. Kited some amazing locations, where
few have been before. On Palomino Is. Our crew met the
Reef Calendar photo shoot. An unforgettable morning.
Check out Bikini.com.
Billabong BVI Kite Jam: Executive
Producer and Director of Content Erin Calmes for the
Billabong BVI Jam. Erin
Calmes with Sir Richard Branson, Chris Ernst, at Cow Wreck
Beach during the freestyle kite comp.
Chris Ernst, Susi Mai and
shooting from "Fly The Whale" in the BVI over Anegada.
Bilabong BVI KIte Jam.
Youri Zoon and Kris Kinn win the pros. Erin Calmes Keta Films produces
and distributes content to over 50 magazines, video channels and platforms.
Photo: Davey Blair,
team rider for Rebootizer the official detox drink of
the Billabong BVI Kite
is about collaborating like-minded peeps to find
solutions for alternative energy and much more in the
British Virgin Islands. Grammy WinningJoss
Stone, Iyaz, Jah Cure, MBJ and many amazing local artist
rocked their support at the 1st annual Go Green
Stars in an Erin Calmes Keta Films
production airing on National Geographic
The Whale Shark Hunters.
William Shatner swimswith sharks and stars in the film that led to a
world-wide ban on the killing of whale sharks for their
“Nacho” the Whale Shark? Keta Films
is searching for “Nacho” and "Monika" the whale sharks
as part of The Shark Project, sponsored by Keta Films.
Documenting, tagging and ID'ing whale sharks. Get
active. Clean up your surf break. Convert your car to
electric. Host a sailboat adventure to stop poachers.
scheduled for October 2014 and the Caribbean 2014.
New Media Culture Created for
youth action sport athletes surf, skate, wheels, snow.
Independent Shark Researchers
Keta Films is committed to ocean maintenance, shark education and preservation.
You too can assist with shark research by submitting your photographs and
sighting information to Whale Shark.Org
School Girls Promo Learn to Kiteboard with a hot, vintage project
highlighting the sickest moves with female athletes. Starring Julie Gilbert and
Bri Chmel. Created and Produced by Keta Films