Laguna Hero Fest 10thCredit: Patsee Ober Photography
Laguna Hero Fest Sizzle
Now celebrating it's 10th Year the Laguna Hero Fest brings together artists and activists of all ages to recognize individuals and groups in the community who are working hard to make the world a better place.
Featured Heroes from the 2017 Laguna Hero Fest
Toni Iseman - Community HERO Award 2017Producer: Charles McMahon
Laguna Beach Mayor, Toni Iseman, receives the 2017 Community Hero Award for her service to the Laguna Beach Community.
World Oceans Day - Celebrate Marine ParksProducer: One World One Ocean
One World One Ocean produced this video to raise awareness about World Oceans Day!
Laguna ECO HERO Segment: MacGillivrays One World One OceanProducer: The MY HERO Project
Segment from the Laguna Beach ECO Heroes documentary featuring the work of Greg, Barbara, Shawn & Meghan Magillivray with their One World One Ocean Campaign.
Laguna Bluebelt 2017 Photo Contest Winners!Producer: Laguna Bluebelt
The Laguna Bluebelt Photo contest winners slideshow - no sound.
Laguna Beach Lifeguards!Producer: The MY HERO Project
Pacific Marine Mammal CenterProducer: Pacific Marine Mammal Center
La Vida Laguna - Ocean HeroProducer: La Vida Laguna
Billy Fried leads this innovative Ocean minded group in Laguna Beach.
Sawdust Festival Artist Profile Series - Patsee Ober, Underwater PhotographerProducer: Sparkle Films
Patsee Ober Underwater Photographer reveals the magic just beneath the surface of the sea.
Cory Sparkuhl produced this wonderful tribute to Laguna Beach Artist Robert Young.
Artist Profile - Robert YoungCredit: Robert Young
Adopt a Class program impacts the lives of many youth introducing them to Ocean Conservation at the Ocean Institute.
Ocean Institute - Adopt a Class ProgramCredit: Ocean Institute
Massen Green FoundationCredit: Alan Grant
Historic American Landscape Survey Project for Laguna beach and Laguna GreenbeltProducer: Tom Lamb & Ron Chilcote
Laguna Beach Heroes Ron Chilcote and Tom Lamb facilitated national recognition for Laguna Beach and the Laguna Greenbelt!
Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award sizzle and 2017 winner
Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award SizzleProducer: Hila Hamidi
One World One Ocean Sponsors the Ocean Conservation Award in the MY HERO International Film Festival with a 500.00 prize!
Sylvia Earle OCEAN Conservation Award WINNERS REELProducer: The MY HERO Project
Bazaruto Ocean GuardiansProducer: Finn White-Thomson
Finn Moss White-Thomson Acceptance Producer: Finn Moss White-Thomson
10th Annual Laguna Hero Fest Event media
Laguna Beach Poet - John Gardner
Chase - Ted Talk
Sean Ted Talk
Debbie and Charlotte Young
Laguna Bluebelt Team
Ron Chilcote and Tom Lamb
Featured Content from 2017 Youth Program
Kate Sings in Laguna Hero Fest Youth Program
Kate sings at the Laguna Hero Fest Youth Program - World Ocean's Day Celebration.
Ditty for Dilley: Sing Along Producer: MY HERO
Sing along with us as we celebrate James Dilley through song. Featuring original music by Sasha Evans and Doug Miller.
Everything Laguna Beach - Ocean SegmentProducer: John Barrett
John Barrett produces Everything Laguna Beach and shares the Ocean Segment with MY HERO.
The 10th Annual Laguna Hero Fest was dedicated to Stu Saffer
Films Celebrating 2016 Honorees
Community HERO Gregg AbelProducer: Charles McMahon
The 2016 Community Award recipient is Gregg Abel for more than 35 years of service to greater Laguna Beach.
Pray For A Cure by Music in CommonProducer: Music in Common
This original song and music video was created by local youth from diverse religious backgrounds titled “Pray for a Cure", mentored through the Music in Common program at the Laguna College of Art and Design, spearheaded by Jason Feddy, Warren Sellars, and Alisa Eisenberg.
Art and Nature by Greg MacGillivray for The Laguna Art MuseumProducer: Greg MacGillivray
Marinta Skupin became the Curator of Education at Laguna Art Museum in 2012. Skupin creates opportunities for all audiences to engage in meaningful and enjoyable ways with art. The Art & Nature Festival, now going into its 4th year, is one of her most successful projects and her enthusiasm for art is infectious.
LAGUNA BEACH LIVE!Producer: Laguna Beach Live
Laguna Beach Live!, a non-profit organization, strives to increase the awareness of and participation in diverse musical experiences, enhancing the reputation of Laguna Beach as a music town. Since 2001, Laguna Beach Live! has brought professional music to the community of Laguna Beach in intimate settings, at accessible venues and at affordable prices. lagunabeachlive.org/
POSITIVE SPIN featuring Give a BeatProducer: Give a Beat
Community music educational non-profit organization Give a Beat, founded by Laguna Beach entrepreneur Lauren Segal brings a positive spin to youth in need.
9th Annual Laguna Hero Fest Honorees
Gregg Abel at the 2015 Laguna Hero FestCredit: Miss Jaime Photography
Jason Feddy with Pray for a Cure Music Video ParticipantsCredit: Music In Common
Patsee Ober PhotographyCredit: Patsee Ober
Art & Nature Laguna Art Museum - honoree Marinta SkupinCredit: Laguna Art Museum
Give a Beat.orgBy: Lauren Segal, Founder
Whitney WinefordnerBy: Laguna Beach Teen Vocalist
Patsee Ober Swimming in the Pacific Ocean by LagunaBy: Patsee Ober
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of LAGUNA BEACHBy: Karla Fandel, Art Director
Special thanks to our sponsors
KX93 FMCredit: KX93 FM
Featured Laguna Beach Heroes from 2015
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: One World One OceanProducer: The MY HERO Project
One World One Ocean is a global campaign led by Greg MacGillivray to raise awareness for ocean conservation.
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: WylandProducer: The MY HERO Project
Wyland is an iconic activist who uses his art, music and love of nature to inspire and encourage stewardship of the planet.
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: Mary FegrausProducer: The MY HERO Project
Mary Fegraus has lead the campaign to create a wilderness park in the greenbelt surrounding Laguna Beach. Thank You Mary Fegraus.
Laguna Beach Eco Heroes: James DilleyProducer: The MY HERO Project
James Dilley is the father of the Laguna Greenbelt and is commemorated in this wonderful little Ditty.