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Saturday, March 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Go Green: Save Green

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Filmmakers are increasingly attending to issues related to sustainability and are "greening" their productions. While there is a lot of "green-wash" out there, there are models of sustainable production that cut through myths and uncertainties. Using "The Code of Best Practices in Sustainable Filmmaking" published in 2009 (sustainablefilmmaking.org), we will provide insight and inspiration through actual case studies to show you how going greens not only saves the environment but also saves you money.


Meredith Bergmann

PartnerGreen Media SolutionsMeredith Bergmann is a founding partner at Green Media Solutions (GMS), a consulting firm that works with the entertainment industry to develop and implement sustainable production practices on set and behind the scenes. GMS has worked with NBC Universal... Read More →

Larry Engel

Assoc Professor/FilmmakerAmerican University
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Lonnie Schaffer

Owner/PresStrike it GreenStrike it Green was started in New Orleans as the film industry grew and i saw the amount of waste generated by film productions. Whole sets were being destroyed, filled with useable materials for other projects in film and rebuilding. We now offer a warehouse... Read More →

Saturday March 12, 2011 3:30pm - 4:30pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Room 13AB

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