NEXT GEN CAPTURE CONSERVATION CONTEST

KIDS 18 & UNDER!  Grab your phone, iPad, or camera and make a short conservation-themed video!  Cash prizes and fame may follow!

2018 Film Selections & Award Winners

We’ll be announcing our official selections and award winners for the 2018 Festival soon.  Stay tuned! 

SPECIAL EVENTS

From Best of Fests to fun parties to screenings with partner organizations, we offer programs and events throughout the year.

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“Because of the workshop, I feel plugged into a community of talented, kind, supportive, inspiring filmmakers and people working in conservation media that before felt so distant and separate from my work.”

Filmmaker and Workshop Participant

“The ACFF purpose is clear, the setting is perfect, the organization is calm and effective.”

Filmmaker

“The speakers and discussions were thoughtful and continue to inspire us in the ways we can be better citizens of the planet. This inspiration is what keeps me involved and returning to ACFF. Your hard work paid off in spades as this was the best ACFF I have attended.”

Audience Member, Donor, Volunteer

“A great source of inspiration!”

Audience Member

“The Filmmaker Workshop [is] a great gathering of young filmmaking talent in the nature and conservation fields.”

Filmmaker

“Your event always has so many special touches…I love the mixture of young and old as we all join together in your tireless efforts.”

Spring Fundraiser Attendee

I loved “SEED:The Untold Story” and was so appreciative to have the opportunity to see it in Berryville! It makes me want to start my own personal seed bank!

Best of Fest Attendee

“Wonderful, high quality work on important issues.”

Audience Member

“The whole spirit of the festival is so enticing and exciting – you cannot miss this festival!”

Audience Member & Volunteer

“Diverse and inspiring selection of films with excellent speakers.”

Audience Member

Snap shot from the 2018 NextGen Capture Conservation Contest winning film, Creek Animals and How to Save Them.

Congratulations to the Spring 2018 NextGen Capture Conservation Video Contest Winners

Grand Prize and Group Project:  Bryce Coppenger (13), Emmett Delly (9), Lauren Zeigler (11), and Paige Coppenger (11) for Creek Animals and How to Save Them.  The film was created while attending Locust Grove Nature Camp.

Ages 10 & Under: Amelia Humphreys (10) for Waste-Ed.

Ages 11 to 14:  Ksusha Lowry-Neufeld (14) for Reuse, Recyle, Reinvent.

Ages 15 to 18: Emily Kaltenbaugh (16) for Teens Think.

The next contest deadline is September 1, 2018.  Learn more here.

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