South Africa’s first Netflix Original Documentary, My Octopus Teacher,which tells the touching story of Craig Foster from Cape Town and his bond with a special octopus has captivated festival competition judges across the globe, earning 8 nominations for the renowned Jackson Wild Media Award, one of the most important nature film competitions on the globe. The film, which was filmed in collaboration with the Sea Change Project, a non-profit organisation that raises awareness of South Africa’s oceans, is about Foster’s daily diving routine in the kelp forests of False Bay and what he discovers about himself in his interaction with a curious octopus.