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Reel Green™ Partners with Hollywood Climate Summit 2022

Jun 1, 2022 | Motion Picture, Reel Green

The Hollywood Climate Summit  is an annual call to action of the entertainment & media community to address the climate emergency.  Now in its third year, the summit will take place both as an online interactive conference with key in-person events in Los Angeles. This year’s theme is climate storytelling, with programming that highlights intersectional storytelling, narrative impact, and mental health, as well as focusing on how to harness the power of stories messaging, and media to influence cultural shifts, behavioural change, and climate action.

Reel Green™ is proud to support the summit, which starts on June 22nd, 2022, with workshops hosted by industry leaders and continues over the course of four more action-oriented days, packed with digital, interactive programming and one-on-one networking, both in person and online. Tickets for the virtual programming is free for all to register.

Programming sponsors include Rare.org, Paramount Global, NBCUniversal, Netflix, The Center for Cultural Power, and Earth Angel and sustaining sponsors include NRDC, Earthjustice, CAA Foundation, Scriptation, PGA Green, Green Production Guide, The Redford Center, Scriptation, Reel Green™, Hopin, and EarthStudios.

 

Featured Workshop – Planet Placement: Made in Canada presented by Reel Green™ 

On the last day of the summit, June 26th, 2022, a virtual workshop called Planet Placement: Made in Canada presented by Reel Green™ happens at 11:00AM PDT.

Hollywood sound stages in LA are always compared to Vancouver’s leading sustainable infrastructure… But what about storytelling? This session presented by Reel Green, Canada’s Motion Picture Climate Catalyst, housed at the provincial film commission at Creative BC, will feature several Canadian creatives depicting climate and intersectional narratives on their shows and films.

Featured Panelists:

Liz Cairns – Writer and Director

Smiely Khurana – Reel Green™ Sustainability Lead, Creative BC and Podcast Host, The Sustainable Act

Rekha Sharma – Actress

Tamo Campos – Environmentalist and Founder of Beyond Boarding

 

To register and to find more information on the Planet Placement: Made in Canada session, visit the page here.

Click here to register for the summit.