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Industry Report: Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability

Industry Report: Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability

Sustainable approaches, initiatives and projects for the film industry

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Golem launches a ground-breaking sustainability campaign

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - Spain

Golem launches a ground-breaking sustainability campaign

The Spanish firm is distributing Laurent Cantet’s French film Arthur Rambo as the first step in a series of actions aimed at achieving carbon-neutral emissions in the sector  

05 May 2022

Film London launches eco-friendly pilot Grid Project

Industry / Market - UK

Film London launches eco-friendly pilot Grid Project

Announced on Thursday 24 March, the agency’s initiative promises to supply renewable energy to productions in the capital, with the effect of reducing CO2 and NO2 emissions as well as noise pollution  

28 March 2022

Evia to become an international green cinema hub

Thessaloniki 2022

Evia to become an international green cinema hub

The Thessaloniki Film Festival’s initiative is aiming to rebuild and restore the island of Evia, which was devastated by last summer’s fires  

01 March 2022

The European Film Forum surveys the efforts needed to build a climate-neutral audiovisual sector

Berlinale 2022 - EFM

The European Film Forum surveys the efforts needed to build a climate-neutral audiovisual sector

BERLINALE 2022: The talk comes at a time when the measurement of carbon emissions and labels for green production are at the heart of the many private and public initiatives  

18 February 2022

The EFM tackles carbon calculators, green production and training

Berlinale 2022 - EFM

The EFM tackles carbon calculators, green production and training

BERLINALE 2022: At the festival's online market, several industry events broached the issue of climate change  

16 February 2022

Vienna Shorts becomes the first Austrian film festival to go green

Shorts - Austria

Vienna Shorts becomes the first Austrian film festival to go green

Forthcoming events hosted by the gathering will carry the Austrian Eco-Label and will be licensed as “Green Events”; the certificate is valid for the next four years  

01 February 2022

TFL and the Trentino Film Commission launch the Green Film Lab

Industry / Market - Italy

TFL and the Trentino Film Commission launch the Green Film Lab

This new training programme will offer up a series of workshops on how to produce films sustainably and is aimed at producers, department heads and green managers from all over Europe  

19 January 2022

Audiovisual Producers Finland announces the first production outfits selected for the pilot phase of albert International’s eco toolkit

Industry / Market - Finland

Audiovisual Producers Finland announces the first production outfits selected for the pilot phase of albert International’s eco toolkit

The trade association aims to make it a standard measurement tool across Finland’s audiovisual industry by the summer  

19 January 2022

Germany’s leading producers, funding bodies and broadcasters launch the Green Production Initiative

Industry / Market - Germany

Germany’s leading producers, funding bodies and broadcasters launch the Green Production Initiative

The effort, also promoted by Netflix, aims to sensitise the industry to produce films and series in a more ecologically sustainable manner  

28 October 2021

Green Deal for European Cinemas conference explores measures that theatres can take to save the climate

Distribution / Releases / Exhibitors - Germany

Green Deal for European Cinemas conference explores measures that theatres can take to save the climate

The conference brought together experienced experts and exhibitors in order to discuss energy efficiency, renewables and waste management  

05 October 2021

San Sebastián's European Film Forum focuses on what we need (and what we have) in terms of green production

San Sebastián 2021 – San Sebastián Industry

San Sebastián's European Film Forum focuses on what we need (and what we have) in terms of green production

Professionals are asking for direct intervention from the institutions to establish green standards within the value chain, so that the audiovisual sector can lead the environmental shift  

22 September 2021

At CineLink, industry reps discuss strategies for making international co-productions greener and sustainable - and the challenges involved

Sarajevo 2021 - CineLink Industry Days

At CineLink, industry reps discuss strategies for making international co-productions greener and sustainable - and the challenges involved

The talk, moderated by Tamara Tatishvili, brought together producers, film fund representatives and environmental consultants  

24 August 2021

New Horizons Studio+ investigates ‘How to Green a Film Industry’

New Horizons 2021

New Horizons Studio+ investigates ‘How to Green a Film Industry’

A specialised open hybrid lecture was held by Fabian Lindner, green consultant for several broadcasters and film funds  

20 August 2021

At Cannes, new innovations for green production in the spotlight

Cannes 2021 - Marché du Film

At Cannes, new innovations for green production in the spotlight

CANNES 2021: Green filmmaking is clearly on the rise but not all new technologies are as eco-friendly as they seems  

22 July 2021

Reducing film productions’ environmental impact is key for the future of Europe’s audiovisual sector, say experts

Industry / Market - Europe

Reducing film productions’ environmental impact is key for the future of Europe’s audiovisual sector, say experts

The “Boosting sustainable film through international collaboration” conference was co-organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory and the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport  

18 June 2021

Green Production - no (false) excuses! II, Berlinale Co-Production Market

Industry Panel

Green Production - no (false) excuses! II, Berlinale Co-Production Market

BERLIN 2018: A panel from the Berlinale Co-Production Market, focusing on environmentally sustainable film production  

19 February 2018

Green Production - no (false) excuses! I, Berlinale Co-Production Market

Industry Panel

Green Production - no (false) excuses! I, Berlinale Co-Production Market

BERLIN 2018: A panel from the Berlinale Co-Production Market, focusing on environmentally sustainable film production  

19 February 2018

Michael Lehmann • CEO, Studio Hamburg Produktion

Green production has to become the new normal

Michael Lehmann • CEO, Studio Hamburg Produktion

Studio Hamburg Produktion CEO Michael Lehmann talks about setting goals and about the future of sustainable production  

24 August 2017

Lydia Dean Pilcher • Producer

The green queen

Lydia Dean Pilcher • Producer

Producer Lydia Dean Pilcher talks about the shooting of Disney drama Queen of Katwe, for which African crew members were trained as Eco Supervisors  

24 August 2017

Green Film Shooting: Sustainability Street

Green Film Shooting: Sustainability Street

On ITV’s continuing drama Coronation Street, best practices for green production are routine  

01 August 2017

Green Film Shooting: The illusion of a green garden

Green Film Shooting: The illusion of a green garden

Jolie’s Garden is the first VR project to go green  

01 August 2017

Green Film Shooting: An incentivizing proposal

Green Film Shooting: An incentivizing proposal

In Italy, the Trentino Film Fund is rewarding environmental sustainability in the film industry  

31 July 2017

Green Film Shooting: Environmentally friendly delivery

Green Film Shooting: Environmentally friendly delivery

E-delivery of film prints reduces the cinema sector’s carbon footprint  

31 July 2017

Green Film Shooting: Let’s green it in post

Green Film Shooting: Let’s green it in post

In France, a public swimming-pool is heated by the computing power of 3D animation  

31 July 2017

Green Film Shooting: Energy is the key

Green Film Shooting: Energy is the key

German broadcasters reduce their carbon footprint  

31 July 2017

Green Film Shooting: The Lord of the Things

Green Film Shooting: The Lord of the Things

The Film- und Theater-Ausstattung at Bavaria Film knows what set designers want  

31 July 2017

Green Film Shooting: In the mood for LED

Green Film Shooting: In the mood for LED

Going green with light-emitting diodes, advanced generators, and multi-functional Snapbags  

31 July 2017

Green Film Shooting: Pop stars on a green mission

Green Film Shooting: Pop stars on a green mission

Sardinia is enticing a new generation with green music videos  

31 July 2017

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