Taking the film industry into the future
The Green Film Making Project, a Strawberry Earth initiative, challenges film professionals to work more sustainable. Since 2012, the Green Film Making Project collaborates with production companies, sustainable entrepreneurs, film schools and leading institutes in the film sector.
We aim to inspire filmmakers to take the film industry into the future. With this organically growing blog we connect you to the latest international news and inspiration in the field of green filmmaking and sustainable production news.
Find best practises in our toolkit, meet inspiring experts in the field of green filmmaking in our Who’s Who section and check out video registrations of our events. In the third edition of the Green Film Making Competition we work together with European students. We encourage young filmmakers to come up with innovative sustainable solutions for on-set.
On Nov.27th the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, will once again host ‘Green Screen Day’ in conjunction with the Green Film Making Project. On ‘Green Screen Day‘, there will be special presentations for three documentaries from the festival’s 2014 ‘Green Screen’ program, as selected and hosted by our team. These screenings, at the Brakke Grond in Amsterdam,will include introductions as well as talk-backs by philosophers, specialists and scientists, and will take place between 2:15pm and 9:45 pm. Our guest speakers will focus on the most engaging and evocative environmental themes associated with the films, and will offer their first-hand experience as well as in-depth knowledge to the discussions. Get your tickets here. read more…
On October 2nd the Green Film Making Project was present at the Netherlands Film Festival, to host a masterclass entitled Green Filmmaking: The Future of Producing. And after a truly successful evening, the following became crystal clear: the green filmmaking approach, is integral to the future and continuing evolution of the Dutch and international film industries alike. Weren’t able to make it? Fear not, you can watch our recap video here, check photos from the event on Facebook right here, or read our written recap of what went down at the event. [photo: Michael Vervuurt of Vuur Fotografi] read more…
An inspiring new film series by Conservation International has given Nature a voice. And, it sounds like an impressive group of a-list actors: Julia Roberts is Mother Nature, Kevin Spacey is the Rainforest, Edward Norton is the Soil, Harrison Ford is the Ocean, Penelope Cruise is the Water, and Robert Redford is the Redwood. Wow, green filmmakers are a go! This latest awareness campaign has anchored the communicative power of film, as well as the familiarity & mass appeal of the recruited top-of-the-line actors, to effectively raise awareness on environmental issues. So, what would nature say if it could speak to us? These short films have the answers, and the popular voices behind Nature’s personification makes them undeniably easy to listen to.