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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. 

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 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.

Featured Grantee Films

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
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