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2021 Student Design Challenge
The 2021 challenge is to design packaging
for a hunger relief organization that enhances the
recipients' experience and can be used for storage.
The deadline for submissions is
Friday, June 4, 2021.
To download the challenge packet, visit
paperboardpackaging.org.
About the Paperboard Packaging Alliance
The Paperboard Packaging Alliance (PPA) is
a joint initiative of the American Forest & Paper
Association and the Paperboard Packaging Council.
The mission is to promote the benefits of paperboard
packaging to influence preference for these materials
in packaging design and selection. PPA is a proud
supporter of collegiate packaging and design
programs across the U.S. and Canada, donating
thousands of dollars in scholarships, materials,
and classroom resources each year. Alliance
membership includes companies representing the
full range of mills and converters engaged in the
production of paperboard packaging. Additional
information about PPA can be found at
www.paperboardpackaging.org.
About the American Forest & Paper Association
The American Forest & Paper Association
(AF&PA) serves to advance a sustainable U.S.
pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood products
manufacturing industry through fact-based public
policy and marketplace advocacy. AF&PA member
companies make products essential for everyday life
from renewable and recyclable resources and are
committed to continuous improvement through the
industry's sustainability initiative - Better Practices,
Better Planet 2020. The forest products industry
accounts for approximately 4% of the total U.S.
manufacturing GDP, manufactures nearly $300 billion
in products annually and employs approximately
950,000 men and women. The industry meets a
payroll of approximately $55 billion annually and is
among the top 10 manufacturing sector employers in
45 states. Visit AF&PA online at afandpa.org or follow
us on Twitter @ForestandPaper.
About the Paperboard Packaging Council
Now in its 91st year, the Paperboard Packaging
Council (PPC) is the North American association
for manufacturers of paperboard packaging and
their suppliers. PPC works to grow, promote, and
protect the paperboard packaging industry while
providing its members with resources and tools to
compete successfully in the marketplace. For more
information, visit www.paperbox.org
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NICHE PRODUCTIONS AND PALMAR STUDIOS
PARTNERS WITH GRAVITAS VENTURES TO
RELEASE " CHUCK LEAVELL: THE TREE MAN "
DOCUMENTARY DECEMBER 1, 2020
Allen Farst, founder of Niche Productions, is thrilled to
announce the signing of a distribution deal with Gravitas Ventures
to release his latest film, " Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man, " a
sterling documentary on the rock 'n' roll pianist/keyboardist often
described as the " Fifth Rolling Stone. " The film will be released to
several Video-On-Demand (VOD) outlets on December 1, 2020.
Directed by Farst, " Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man " provides an
epic, in-depth look into Leavell's life both on and off the stage.
Leavell has played and toured with the Rolling Stones since 1982,
and his status as rock royalty may be equaled only by his stature
within the world of environmental forestry, where he previously
has been named the National Tree Farmer of the Year. It's this
fascinating combination of passions, coupled with more than 80
gripping interviews from legendary musicians with a combined
58 Grammy Awards, that already has produced quite the buzz for
the film.
The documentary captivated crowds recently at both the Macon
Film Festival and Sedona International Film Festival, the latter of
which recognized the film as the 2020 People's Choice Award.
" This is a MUST-SEE film for anyone who loves great music and
great documentaries, " said Patrick Schweiss, Artistic Director of
the Sedona International Film Festival. " Director Allen Farst has
managed to capture the life of one of the great keyboard legends,
Chuck Leavell, who has worked with all the greatest musicians
... 'The Tree Man' was a rousing hit at our festival, with audience
members cheering and raving about the film! "
" Allen and I have been working on this for over three years now
and I have to tip my hat to him. He's done a masterful job, " said
Leavell.
" Chuck's story is more than music. It's about life, love and the
precious world we live in. The story is like a circle, the top 180 is
his career in music. The bottom 180 is a mix of a love story and his
life-long work in forestry. You will laugh and cry at all of the right
moments, " said Farst.
With capabilities of reaching more than 100 million homes in
North America and nearly 1 billion homes worldwide, Gravitas
Ventures will be making this must-see movie available on several
VOD platforms, including iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, VUDU and
PlayStation®.
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ABOUT GRAVITAS VENTURES - Gravitas Ventures is the largest
independent film distributor in North America and has arranged the
distribution of more than 3,000 films worldwide through VOD platforms and
Home Video Partners. For additional information, visit gravitasventures.com.
DIRECTOR ALLEN FARST - NICHE PRODUCTIONS Farst is an
acclaimed director, filmmaker, and photographer whose most notable work
involves action sports, music, documentary films, high-end commercials, and
intimate celebrity photography. His work has been featured by Contour by
Getty, Panasonic, Maxim Magazine, USA Today, Drone360, Nikon Cinema
and more. For additional information, visit www.allenfarst.com.

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Our Forests & Our Future
Cutthroat Brook Tree Farm & North Quabbin Land Trust Provide Accessible Trails
Forest Interactions
Outreach & Connections Through Virtual Events
Planting Seeds for the Future of Family Forestry
Woods, Wildlife and Warblers Program Obtain Funding for Expansion
Overcoming the Forester Capacity Challenge in the Western U.S.
2020 Policy Wins
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Our Forests & Our Future
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Cutthroat Brook Tree Farm & North Quabbin Land Trust Provide Accessible Trails
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Forest Interactions
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Planting Seeds for the Future of Family Forestry
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Woods, Wildlife and Warblers Program Obtain Funding for Expansion
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Woodland - Winter 2020 - Overcoming the Forester Capacity Challenge in the Western U.S.
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