TAG: Eco Films

How The Film Industry Will Save The Planet

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A couple of weeks ago, I attended The American Film Market in Santa Monica, California. I was there as a Co-Producer for a pre-production film slated to shoot in Montreal, Canada. It was my first year as an attendee, and the 8-day event completely changed my perspective of Hollywood, and gave me a few ideas. Approximately 99% of attendees I met while making my rounds were what I’ve started to call the “Minimum Wage of Hollywood”. From an outsiders point of view, these filmmakers are still making bank–roughly $50,000 – $500,000 per film. However, in a world where Robert Downey… read more

Water Aid Project Takes Man Across Earth

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To raise awareness for Water Aid, independent filmmaker Graham Hughes traveled across the globe on a teeny-tiny budget, filming his adventure. As part of the trip, Graham didn’t travel by plane, rather, he hopped on trains, buses, cars, bikes, and walked to each destination. After it was all said and done, he made a video showing what every country on earth looks like for one second. Check it out below: Water Aid is a charity based in the U.K. that partners with local water sources to deliver aid to drought-suffering areas, and other services. Graham will soon be preparing a… read more

Five Short Films With An Eco-Message

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A little bit ago, we ran a story about Hollywood films with an environmental message. However, we realize that you probably don’t have time to sit down and watch all of them in one sitting. These five short films below are brilliant, and beautifully executed. Several have won awards at film festivals, and have even earned their Director a ticket to Hollywood. Check them out! Going Green Logline: This short animated film is a message to achieve a greener planet by stopping pollution.” Among Giants Logline: Risking injury and incarceration, an environmental activist disrupts the clear-cutting of an ancient Redwood… read more