The sixth edition of the Deauville Green Awards that will take place on June 27 and 28 in the renowned French beach resort will present a comprehensive film program for industry representatives. The event will be rounded up by various networking events such as panel discussions with experts in the sector of green innovation as well as workshops by Ecoprod and Opsomai.
The green film festival presents commercials, corporate films and documentaries in three competitions and 14 categories. The festival directors François Morgant and Georges Pessis who received a record total of 300 film submission in 2016, are expecting film submissions from across the world. This year they already nominated about 100 productions that will be presented by the producers. The production will compete for the „Goldenen Green Award“, an international trophy that rewarded excellence in responsible communication and audiovisual media.
The Deauville Green Awards will bring together key players from Europe that are promoting or practising sustainabiity in their sector. This organizations include French environmental group ADEME, AFD, BNF, Canal+, Ile-de-France Film Commission, Euronews, France TV, the UN, Orange, several National Parks, RTBF, Radio Canada, SNCF, TF1, Ushuaia TV, World Wildlife Fund, ZDF as well as innovative start-ups.
Jean Jouzel, Nobel Prize winner in 2007 with the IPCC, who will accompany the festival as a sponsor. "When one seeks, it is not enough to find, you must make it known", is is leitmotiv. Among the personalities who support the festival in its effort to raise awareness of good practices through imagery are Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Californian governor Jerry Brown, famous primatologist Jane Goodall, Luc Jaquet, Nils Tavernier, Sonia Roland, Georges Pernoud, Jamy Gourmand and Bertrand Picard.
Commercials, corporate films and documentaries on sustainability can be submitted online to the Deauville Green Awards until April 28. Please find here the submission details.