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CMG Director heads to the American Conservation Film Festival

CMG Director and COO Liz Smith will be heading to Shepherdstown, West Virginia this week for the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF). Liz will be attending as a guest speaker and panelist for ACFF's Conservation Filmmaker Workshop, which is presented each year in conjunction with the festival. This two-day workshop gathers premimer industry experts to provide helpful insights for filmmakers and media producers of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels.

Healthy Oceans Workshop Brings Together Talented Change-Makers

We just wrapped up a 4-day Healthy Oceans 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, and organizations from all over the world. We are thrilled about all of the new connections that have been made and our participants built a valuable network of resources personally and professionally.

$10K CMG Action Grant Award Winner announced at CIFF

We are pleased to announce the grant recipient for the $10K Action Grant in conjunction with the Points North Institute was awarded over the weekend.  Alex Finn and his project Whale Heritage Series was awarded this grant last night at the Camden International Film Festival

What Virtual Reality offers Conservation Activism
A blog post from filmmaker and CMG founder, David Conover: New media formats are always on the horizon. And just like the ocean waves crashing below me on a rocky Maine shore this September morning, they are also always piling up one after. More info
CMG Announces 3 Action Grant Finalists
We are pleased to announce our three finalists for our 2016 CMG Action Grant in conjunction with the Points North Institute and Camden International Film Festival (CIFF). The three CMG Action Grant Finalists selected will be attending the. More info
CMG Awards Action Grant to 5 Gyres for Microbead Prevention
CMG is pleased to annouce a $10,000 Action Grant was awarded to 5 Gyres.  The grant will be going toward the final phase of a Community Action Campaign that began with a scientific discovery in the Great Lakes, finding plastic microbeads. More info