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2020 Finalist at Jackson Wild

A CMG-incubated and supported film was recognized this week at the Jackson Wild Media Awards. Mermaids Against Plastic: Tamara is now a Finalist for the category "Best Changing Planet Film - Short Form."  This award acknowledges the best examination (under 15 minutes) of our changing planet, including human impact, the environment, sustainability and climate change. Mermaids is the first of two short films that each follow an incredible woman -designated as a Mermaid-

LAMAVE Finishes First Film and Sponsors Local Children's Art Project

The past year has been a whirlwind for Sally Snow and the LAMAVE team, consisting of meetings with government agencies, workshops with local stakeholders, and filming above and underwater to make the most effective briefing film possible in hopes of mitigating human impact on resident Philippines marine turtles, the goal of LAMAVE’s second CMG Action Grant. The first film, “Apo Island Snorkel Briefing and Interpretation Film,” was completed and delivered this May. 

Featured Grantee Films

Cubamar Film to Broadcast on Cuban TV
CubaMar and filmmaker Ziggy Livnat has released a documentary about the fishing community of Cocodrilo, Cuba that will broadcast this month on Cubavision International’s weekly travel show: Esto es Cuba.. More info
CMG at DC Environmental Film Festival & Sylvia Earle's Ocean Challenge
A very exciting couple of weeks ahead if you live in the Washington, DC area!  Today is the start of the DC Environmental Film Festival #dceff, the world's largest showcase of environmental films.  Among the 100+ powerful screenings and. More info
CMG Fellow to Continue Creating Impact at
Early in 2017, we awarded an 8-month CMG Fellowship, including a $40,000 stipend, to Aleksei Wagner, a New York-based activist and filmmaker, to collaborate with’s digital campaign staff. Aleksei began his term with an assessment. More info