The Carbon Film Quote initiative aims to reduce CO2 emissions resulting from the production of advertising films. Worldwide, the CO2 output from the 11,000 advertising films produced every year adds up to a total of 200,000 tons.
Now, Germany‘s largest … Read more
Berlin-based Weilandfilm produces advertising films sustainably on location and throughout the entire production process. Producer Mark Weiland uses green energy and green IT.
‘During the production of our advertising films, we strive to be carbon neutral and work in an … Read more
A sustainable wind will be blowing behind the scenes at Germany’s longest-running television series Großstadtrevier which was first aired in 1986. Studio Hamburg Produktion wants to build on its production experience to develop a keystone for new concepts to reduce … Read more
European funds and Film Commissions target a joint sustainability strategy
Great Britain: A National Standard for Sustainable Production
In terms of sustainability, the British film industry holds a pioneering role in Europe. Melanie Dicks of the environment agency Green Shoot… Read more
During a conversation, Managing Director Achim Rohnke likes to present an aerial image of the Bavaria Film studios, which is situated amidst a broad belt of woodlands in the Munich suburb of Grünwald. A comprehensive modernization of the facilities … Read more
Sustainable film production is still in its infancy in Germany. Green Film Shooting has interviewed Michael Geidel of the Green Film Initiative from Potsdam on how film and television productions can be realized sustainably and how money can be saved … Read more
The Berlin International Film Festival not only promotes ecological and sustainable goals through programmes and panels but also optimizes its own carbon footprint. Festival director Dieter Kosslick on organic food, travelling by train, and increasing awareness.
What is the impact … Read more
Andrea Schütte and Dirk Decker, founders of the Hamburg-based film production company Tamtam Film, believe in sustainable filmmaking.
We think that filmmaking and eco-friendly practices are not mutually exclusive,’ the Tamtam duo say. They have delivered proof of this … Read more
Michael Bully Herbig enlists Nicola Knoch as Sustainability Consultant for his film Buddy
What is your approach in sustainability counseling?
First, we work out a basic framework in order to develop a common understanding as what we want to achieve … Read more
When Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (FFHSH) developed the Green Shooting Card, they were the first to introduce standards for sustainable film and television production in Germany. FFHSH Executive Director Eva Hubert defines her goals.
How did the Green Shooting Card emerge?… Read more