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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.

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 2018 DC Environmental Film Festival #dceff, the world's largest showcase of environmental films.  Among the 100+ powerful screenings and discussions with filmmakers, scientists and environmental experts, there will be several films that have involved our Conservation Media Group network.

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 of 350’s use of video through conversations with more than a dozen staff and research into the organization’s campaigns, messaging, resources and visual styles.

Featured Grantee Films

Grantee Update: Pew's Global Shark Conservation Films in Production
A production update from our 2017 CMG Blue Initiative Grantee: "As the recipient of CMG’s Blue Initiative Grant, The Pew Charitable Trusts’ global shark conservation campaign has been identifying the most important shark areas around the. More info
CMG Oceans & Plastic Workshop Highlights Change-making Collaborations & Connections
Last week we hosted a 4-day Catalyst Workshop focused on Oceans & Plastic with an international group of change-makers at Alnoba in Kensington, New Hampshire. We brought together more than a dozen filmmakers, strategists, and. More info
CMG Selects Pew’s Global Shark Conservation Campaign for 2017 Blue Initiative Grant
CMG is proud to announce the 2017 recipient of our $30,000 Blue Initiative Grant, The Pew Charitable Trusts’ global shark conservation campaign. Pew has extensive experience working around the world to reverse the decline of shark. More info