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Grantee Film Sways Undecided Nations at CoP17, Gains Protection for Mobulid Rays

We kick off our 2017 blog series with an excellent example of a grantee who used film to create impact.  Action Grantee Danny Copeland has wrapped up his successful campaign Love Mini Mantas, and delivered us his incredibly thorough and detailed final report this week.  The project hoped to assist in gaining protection for mobulid rays, whose gill plates have been highly desireable in Asian medicine, endangering the existence of the species. 

CMG Grantee Alex Finn Discusses Using Interactive Media to Create Impact

This week we caught up with Action Grantee Alex Finn, who recently released his short film Becoming a Whale Heritage Site, to talk about the variety of interactive media he and the World Cetacean Alliance are using to promote their campaign. Here's more on how they're using multiple films and formats to create impact:

Action Grantee Films Urge Sanctuary For Marine Life In The Philippines

Action Grantee Sally Snow has been hard at work with her campaign Their Future, Our Future, which encourages the passing of a new marine wildlife interaction law in the Philippines.

Featured Grantee Films

Filmmaker-in-Residence Captures Kelp in VR
CMG Filmmaker-in-Residence Erik Rochner has wrapped up production for his VR film about kelp forests off the coast of California. Erik's film is shot with 360VR and aims to illustrate the multiple factors affecting the current decline of. More info
Islands & Climate Workshop Creates Strong Bonds and Inspired Ideas
We just finished up an incredible 4-day Islands & Climate Catalyst Workshop with an inspiring group of change-makers at Alnoba in Kensington, New Hampshire. The workshop was a great success, bringing together filmmakers, strategists,. More info
Applications Open for CMG Fellow Position at
CMG is pleased to announce a newly created full-time CMG Filmmaker Fellowship in partnership with The CMG Filmmaker Fellow will work directly with over an 8-month period in 2017 to produce short videos about climate. More info