Santa Barbara Independent, August 21, 2017: “UCSB’s Documentary Film Program”
“Given today’s political climate, the need to educate the public about the fragility of our environment has never been greater. At UCSB, a summer program titled “Blue Horizons” intends to make an impact by teaching students the basics of documentary filmmaking and environmental science…”

UCSB Current, August 3, 2017: “Screen Gems”
“At first glance, it sounds a little crazy: Put students who may or may not have any experience with film production in a summer class and have them develop and produce a 10-minute environmental documentary. In nine weeks…”

Gaviota Coast Conservancy, August 23, 2016: “Losing Ground: Gaviota Short film”
“The Gaviota Coast Conservancy is pleased to share and celebrate the launch of the short film documentary, “Losing Ground”, on urgent issues facing the Gaviota Coast…”

805 Connect, January 18, 2016: “Environmental Media Muse”
“Michael Hanrahan, the founder and Executive Producer at Earth Media Labs in Santa Barbara sat down with 805 host Mark Sylvester to talk about how Earth Media Lab and his UCSB-based Blue Horizons course on science-based documentary filmmaking is making a difference globally…”

Daily Nexus, February 20, 2015: “Blue Horizons 2014 film Mussel Man accepted to the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and the San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival”
“Out in the open ocean past the Santa Barbara harbor, the mussel man drives a self-designed boat at 4:30 a.m. to the harvest ropes…”

Noozhawk, August 21, 2013: “UCSB’s Blue Horizons Student Filmmakers to Screen Their Work”
“A series of short films produced by students in Blue Horizons, the nine-week summer program for environmental media at UC Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center, will screen on Friday in the campus’ Pollock Theater. The event is free and open to the public…”

SB Independent, August 19, 2012: “Blue Horizons Equips Students to Be Documentarians”
“With help from UCSB’s Coastal Fund, Summer Sessions, Carsey-Wolf Center, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, 18 aspiring UCSB filmmakers and scientists with scarce experience were transformed from everyday college students to bona fide marine documentarians…”

Coastlines, August 2011: “Blue Horizons: Student Filmmakers Turn their Cameras on the Ocean Environment”
“There was a buzz in UC Santa Barbara’s Pollock Theater on a recent August night as the capacity crowd of professors, friends, parents, and even a few grandparents rushed to find the last available seats before the house lights went down…”