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¡Viva la Tortuga! Showcased at Village of Brewster Film Festival

The Village of Brewster Film Festival in Brewster, NY showcased it’s first documentary short and it just so happened to be our turtle film! The diverse crowd gathered on the lawn of the Brewster House on August 31st to screen … Continue reading

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A Proposal to Protect Sea Turtles

It’s been more than two months since ¡Viva la Tortuga! debuted, but the fate of loggerhead sea turtles is still very much a breaking issue. Our film focused on threats to the species on the Pacific coast of Mexico but there are … Continue reading

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¡Viva la Tortuga! Pleasantville Premiere

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From Part of The Problem to Part of The Solution

Recently we introduced Don Chuy Lucero, a fisherman who ate sea turtles in his younger years. As mentioned in a previous post, Lucero is now a key player in conservation efforts in Magdalena Bay. Our most recent video teaser offers a … Continue reading

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Victor De La Toba: The Lighthouse Keeper

Victor De La Toba is one of the many interesting men of Grupo Tortuguero. Wallace J. Nichols, one of the founders of Grupo Tortuguero explains Victor’s job.

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Roughing Up the Rough Cut

Another exciting night in Wilcox Hall as we screened our first rough cut of the documentary as a group. After viewing, reviewing, and making many notes along the way, we collectively complied a list of things that we need to … Continue reading

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¡Viva la Tortuga! Trailer

Trailer for upcoming documentary film set to be released on May 7, 2013

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From the Beach to the Editing Bay

The shooting may be over but our work on our documentary about conservation and commerce in Baja in many ways has just begun. Tonight, we began sifting our half terabyte of footage and organizing our storyboard – which began tonight … Continue reading

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The Adventure in Magdalena Bay

Here is a compiled collection of our images from our time filming in Magdalena Bay, Baja Mexico. For more images and to follow our progress please visit our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram.

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Our Journey Begins

The journey towards our documentary location began at 4am for the first leg of our flight to Atlanta which connected to Los Cabos. But we weren’t there yet! The next leg was a 6 hour drive with a scenic view … Continue reading

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