The Secret Life of Seals

In this captivating documentary, dive into the magical underwater world of the grey seal in the Stockholm archipelago. Once on the brink of extinction, the seal population in the Baltic Sea has now recovered and is once again thriving. But we still know so little about these magnificent mammals. Discover how these extraordinary creatures learns to hunt, swim and survive in the harsh icy landscape of the Baltic Sea.


Director: Johan Candert

Johan heads up the team at Deep Sea Productions. He is a veteran documentary film producer/director who began his career as an underwater photographer.
He has produced more than 20 full length documentaries and series for SVT (Swedish Television). He pioneered technical deep sea diving in Scandinavia and felt compelled to have a camera with him to document a world to which few other divers had access. This experience developed his passion not only for the language of pictures but also for the art of storytelling. Johan has a masters degree in documentary filmmaking from Stockholm University of the arts.

52 Min.
SUB: English
Director: Johan Candert
Script: Johan Candert, Simon Stanford
Cinematography: Johan Candert, Göran Ehlmé, Simon Stanford
Editing: Helena Fredriksson
Music: Martin Bianco Andersson
Narrator: Simon Stanford
Producer: Hjalmar Palmgren, Johan Candert
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