November 22, 2020 at 5:08:29 pm
Netflix’s documentary on Octopus, a BBC production on a man who turned farming into a rainforest and a WWF film on the link between deforestation and food, won in an award presentation for UK-based, environmentally based films Were from Charity TVE (Television for the Environment).
The Global Sustainability Film Awards 2020 (GSFA), which was held with difficult dialogues, selected the winners under eight competing and two nominated categories. The online award presentation was complemented by four panel discussions on topics related to global sustainability.
TVE GSFA, which is in its ninth year, awards both films on their creativity as well as sustainability impact. It received over a hundred film productions from 17 countries. The five-day long online event focused on current environmental issues was attended by sustainability experts, filmmakers, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations and youth leaders.
Surina Narula, MBE, Founder of Difficult Dialogues and TVE GSFA said: “The past week has been a roller coaster ride, showcasing a collection of short-listed and winning films and a more sustainable world including difficult dialogues with businesses. Discusses decisively on the development of. Dilemma of profit over stability. This year, staying virtual for five days gave us more time for visibility to provide a better experience for filmmakers and to showcase our young ambassadors and their work. “
Among the awardees of the competitive categories are Once You Know (Pulp Films) and Our Planet: Our Business (WWF-UK), People Helping Planet First (BBC StoryWorks), Briefs and Rolex Preserve and Protect Nature (Bahamas Reef Environment) Educational Foundation), 10 Myths About Deforestation and Food (WWF-UK), A Failure of the Imagination (The Progress Film Company), Turning the Tide (Stramsh Films), The Man Who Owned His Own Amazon Forest (BBC , Fixing people). World) and mark (Sébastien pins).
My Octopus Teacher (directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reid) won in the category of Artificial Intelligence with the Coronovirus Epidemic: Making Safer Emergency Hospitals (Cinétecture Ltd) nominated award.
My Octopus Teacher is a Netflix original documentary released worldwide in September 2020. This reflects the daily experiences of free diver Craig Foster off the coast of South Africa and the observation of an octopus in their natural habitat and their ability to fight and adapt to predators. atmosphere.
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