Film, TV Shoots Adopt Environmentally Friendly Practices
January 20, 2017
It ain’t easy being green, but Hollywood’s film and TV productions are moving more and more toward eco-friendly practices on sets that not only help the planet, but also can save money.

Not too long ago such titles as “sustainability director” did not exist at studios. What a difference a few years make.

At the 2016 Vancouver International Film Festival, four sustainability execs from major Hollywood studios gathered to participate in a packed forum on sustainable production, with keynote speaker and “The X-Files” creator Chris Carter opening the one-day event.

“Vancouver will become a model for green production in North America,” Carter said. “When word gets out, productions will flock here. You’re going to have to build a wall. It will be huge, made out of recycled materials. And yes, the Americans are going to pay for it.”

Article by Katherine Brodsky

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