Join Producer/Director Angelia Hughes and Sustainability Consultant Sarah Margolius, Co-Founder of Sustainable Media Production Canada, discuss why green is an essential part of revolutionizing the creative era.
The world has never before experienced such a hunger for creative content. The seemingly insatiable demand for audiovisual programming has meant that Canada’s film, television, and digital media industry is busier than ever – but it also means more people are participating in an industrial process that can have significant environmental impacts. Does the screen-based industry really need a revolution to be green? What are the opportunities to pursue a creative path that doesn’t pollute the planet? What can be done if you are just one person? How can you contribute to building a healthy environment and industry, so that your career flourishes along with your creative potential? In this workshop join Producer/Director Angelia Hughes and Sustainability Consultant Sarah Margolius, Co-Founder of Sustainable Media Production Canada, discuss why green is an essential part of revolutionizing the creative era. Come away with specific tips and resources that can help you green your next production and workplace.
Sarah Margolius. A lover of all things local and sustainable (food, as well as films), Sarah Margolius is the former President of Sustainable Media Production Canada. During her time in this role she fostered environmental stewardship in Ontario’s screen-based production industry. Sarah helped launch and tour hundreds of award-winning films with Lionsgate, Criterion Pictures, THINKFilm, and Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival and later co-founded a digital media marketing business. A certified Project Manager and Facilitator, Sarah helps organizations reduce their environmental footprints and promotes best practices safeguarding the health and well-being of people and planet.
Angelia Hughes is a notable Canadian creative director and producer that has worked across the globe. She’s launched her own successful creative agency and is currently on the board and head of the marketing for Sustainable Media Production Canada. In addition, Angelia started Green Up TO, an environmental initiative that educates consumers on our environmental impact, both locally and globally. With a goal to help educate and transform the average consumer into an environmentally conscious customer.
Sunday, Oct 25th 1:00pm – 2:30pm