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Richard D. Ludescher, Ph. D.

Documentary Films

“Antarctic Edge: 70º South.” (2015) Writer, Director & Producer, Dena Seidel; Executive Producer, Richard Ludescher. World premier March 24, 2015 at Princeton Environmental Film Festival, Princeton, NJ. Awards: Intercom Competition, Chicago International Film Festival, 2015; Best Cinematography, UNAFF2015; Best in Festival, Princeton Environmental Film Festival, 2015; Winner, EkotopFilm/EnviroFilm, 2015; Best Documentary Feature, Lighthouse International Film Festival, 2015; Official Selection, International Wildlife Film Festival, 2015; Gold Award Winner, Spotlight Documentary Film Awards, 2015; Official Selection, Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, 2015; Nominee, Best Ocean Film, Green Me Award, 2016.

“Atlantic Crossing: A Robot’s Daring Mission.” (2010) Writer and Director, Dena Seidel; Executive Producers, Richard Ludescher & Scott Glenn. Awards: John Muir Film Award, Yosemite Film Festival, 2010; Best Documentary Feature (2nd place) and Best Visual Effects, Los Angeles Reel Film Festival, 2010; Winner, INTERCOM Competition, Chicago International Film Festival, 2010; Honorable Mention, LA Femme Film Festival, 2010; Winner, Best Documentary Feature, Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood, 2010; Award of Excellence, Los Angeles Movie Awards, 2010; Gold Award Winner for Documentary Film, California Film Awards, 2010; Best Documentary, New Jersey Film Festival, 2011; Best Homegrown Documentary, Garden State Film Festival, 2011; Award Winner, Palm Beach Women’s International Film Festival, 2011. Official selection: FILManthropy Festival, 2010; Female Eye Film Festival, 2011; Lighthouse International Film Festival, Long Beach NJ, 2011; Hoboken Film Festival, 2011; New Hope Film Festival, 2011. Finalist, Blue Ocean Film Festival (Ocean Exploration and Adventure category), 2010.