Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University (Washington, DC)


  • Name:Chris Palmer
  • Title:Director

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  • Organization Name:Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University
  • Address:4400 Massachusettes Ave, NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    United States

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  • Main phone:202-885-3408

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  • Mission:
  • he center’s mission is to train students to produce films and new media that focus attention on the need to conserve the environment in a way that is effective as well as ethically sound, educationally powerful, and entertaining.

  • Overview:
  • The Center for Environmental Filmmaking has four signature initiatives:
    Creating partnerships with well-established organizations—such as Maryland Public Television, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the American Film Institute—that give students the opportunity to produce professional films
    Bringing world-class filmmakers to the American University campus to teach and mentor
    Developing innovative, enriching classes and programs, such as Classroom in the Wild
    Advocating the ethical treatment of wildlife and the environment worldwide
    What unites the center’s many programs—besides a commitment to the environment and its conservation—is the desire to transform students’ lives. We show students that through hard work, perseverance, critical thinking, and creativity, they can bring focus, passion, and meaning to their films and their lives. We value the exuberance that is born of the creative process, the courage to stand up for one’s beliefs, and the compassion to care for those who can’t speak for themselves—all fundamentally important values that will benefit students throughout their lives.

  • Year established:2005
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:None
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