2017 Workshop Dates: October 13 – 15

Tuition: Filmmaker – $150; Student – $75

Join us for two and a half days of hands-on workshops and expert seminars on the craft of conservation filmmaking. From camera gear to storytelling to distribution, our team of premier filmmakers and industry experts provide helpful insights for filmmakers and media producers of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels.

The Conservation Filmmaker Workshop is presented each year in conjunction with the American Conservation Film Festival. Speakers include ACFF filmmakers and representatives from Smithsonian Channel, National Geographic, Greenpeace, and more!

ACFF promotes the best of conservation filmmaking from around the world. The Conservation Filmmaker Workshop leverages the convergence of great films, talented filmmakers, and film industry leaders to offer a filmmaking workshop experience found nowhere else.

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National Conservation Training Center

The ACFF Filmmaker Workshop is held at the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center, just 60 miles from Washington, DC in Shepherdstown, WV. The 533-acre campus includes instructional facilities, lodging, dining, and a social lounge, as well as outdoor patios and trails for observing local wildlife.