When I was approached by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) to produce a short film about plastic pollution in the Pacific it sounded like an exciting project. For the 10th Pacific Island Conference organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific ... Read more
When FISHACT approached me last year and asked whether I want to make a film about their field campaign in Sicily, they didn't have to ask me twice! A few months later in September 2018, I found myself together with ... Read more
Some of you might know that besides the environmental work I do, I also work for the tourism industry, creating content for resorts, hotels, dive centers, liveaboards, and tourism boards. Earlier this year I spend some time in Vanuatu and ... Read more
Many of you will have heard about Leonardo’s new documentary Before the Flood and some of you might have even watched it already. It has been widely advertised and thanks to Leo and National Geographic it is freely available for ... Read more
"Planet Ocean" is an international documentary directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot. It has won several prizes like "Best Cinematography Award" at the Blue Ocean Festival or "Audience Award" at the UK Green Film Festival. It is an immense ... Read more
Salmon Confidential is a great documentary produced by Salmon and Sacred and written by Twyla Roscovich, who has worked for National Geographic. It features biologist Alexandra Morton, who tells the story of salmon aquaculture in British Columbia and the impact it has ... Read more
This documentary is among the most impacting ones I´ve ever watched. It is all so clear, it´s so obvious, why is nobody doing anything about it? Cowspiracy addresses an issue that many organizations worldwide (Greenpeace, WWF, Oceana) do not want ... Read more
"As long as there are slaughterhouses, there will be battlefields." Leo Tolstoy A few days ago I watched Earthlings again, a 2005 documentary about humanity´s use of animals as pets, food, clothing, entertainment and scientific research. It is narrated by ... Read more
At the moment I spend my days watching documentaries and reading about marine environmental issues. I read about problems as well as solutions and ways that could work to maintain a healthy ocean and a sustainable fishing industry. Especially in ... Read more
About Tom Vierus
Tom Vierus is an award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and marine biologist based in Suva, Fiji Islands.
This page is dedicated to his work, projects, and assignments and to share some behind-the-scenes footage.