As companies around the world gear up to enter this year’s tve Global Sustainability Film Awards in association with Fastflow Group, viewers across the UK will have a chance to see the 2016 Awards by tuning into London Live tomorrow, Friday 12 May, at 0600 GMT.
With winners including L’Oreal, HSBC and Electrolux, the 45-minute programme features a sparkling line-up of films focusing on corporate commitment to sustainability and innovation. ‘The creativity was incredible,’ Fastflow CEO Neil Armstrong told the audience at BAFTA, venue for the Awards ceremony. ‘The films are so varied, so colourful and so deeply moving that we really should hand out prizes to all.’
London Live will broadcast the 2016 tve Global Sustainability Film Awards in association with Fastflow Group at 0600 hours GMT. Find London Live, in London, on Freeview 8, Sky 117, Virgin 159, and YouView 8 or watch online throughout the UK at www.londonlive.co.uk/tv
The programme, ‘Films inspiring change’, has been produced by Free@LastTV and tve. Students from the television and journalism courses at London’s University of Westminster were involved in all aspects of the production including pre-planning, rigging, filming and post-production.
Notes to Editors
tve creates and enables others to create powerful, effective communications about the environment and development. Through film, animation, documentaries, debates and social media, the media charity reaches global audiences, giving a voice to a new generation committed to a greener and fairer world. tve.org
The tve Global Sustainability Film Awards, now in its sixth year, is a film competition for companies and institutions, acknowledging filmmakers whose films most eloquently and powerfully portray solutions for sustainability. The award-winning films from 2016 include entries from HSBC, Electrolux and Essilor International. For the second year running the competition focuses on the UN Sustainable Development Goals which set ambitious targets for world development: eradicating poverty and hunger; ensuring good health, quality education and gender equality; and setting targets for affordable and clean energy, climate action and responsible consumption and production.
Fastflow Group is the Awards’ main sponsor for the third year running. The Group operates within the support services sector supplying cost-effective and value-added services in a collaborative, proactive, fair and responsible manner. Fastflow Group has a customer base including public and private organisations such as FTSE top 100 company National Grid, leading water companies Northumbrian Water Group, Scottish Water and Housing Associations A2Dominion, Catalyst Housing and Southern Housing. The company embraces the strategic, competitive advantages of a sustainable business model and conducts its business ethically, thereby establishing and maintaining long-term relationships to make a positive contribution to society. www.fastflow.co.uk
Free@Last TV Limited is an independent media production company specialising in creative and innovative entertainment and factual programming. Founded in 2000, Free@Last TV has offices in London and Brighton. The company has a core staff of four and a development strategy across a range of genres and content avenues. www.freeatlasttv.co.uk
The University of Westminster is a long-standing media partner of tve for the Awards and is a leading education provider. The university’s commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high-quality students from within the UK and around the globe. www.westminster.ac.uk