Chris Johnson named to the board of Filmmakers for Conservation

Chris Johnson of earthOCEAN is named to the board of directors of Filmmakers for Conservation (FFC) - a non-profit organization "using the power of film and media to conserve our natural world". FFC is the global conservation organisation and charity for the wildlife film and television industry.Chris Johnson filming a Southern Right Whale in Argentina.

With experience combining new media, wildlife and conservation filmmaking, Chris will help FFC in new media initiatives over the next two years. FFC are currently developing a new online presence and web channel combining the global efforts of its members in the industry to be launched by mid-2008.

Tanya Peterson, FFC co-president adds - "We are delighted that Chris has recently joined the FFC board. His appointment comes at an exciting time for the organisation as it evolves into an online platform and community for the conservation filmmaking community. With his extensive background in new media we look forward to Chris' contribution in building a stronger FFC."

For more information visit the Filmmaker for Conservation website at - www.filmmakersforconservation.org