The winning films at the tve Global Sustainability Film Awards 2017 in association with Fastflow Group took the audience at BAFTA around the world – from Argentina to Ghana, from the UK to India and from the Marshall Islands to the USA.
In the Reshaping the Economy category sponsored by Choice International Ltd the winner was Neste for Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives and Highly Commended was World Animal Protection for Ghost Gear.
In the Transforming Society category in partnership with Grace Bian, chair, China International Culture Stock Exchange, the winner was Co-op Group – Great Things Happen When We Work Together and Highly Commended was P&G – Meet Bechibila.
The winner of the Judges’ Special Mention Award was C40 Cities and Citi Foundation for We Live Here Together.
Winner of the Founder’s Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen was Lipstick Under My Burkha, produced by Prakash Jha and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava. Click here to watch a clip from the film.
The winner of the Press Association Award for Environmental Storytelling was Sky News for ‘A Plastic Whale’. The documentary highlighted the devastating effects of plastic on ocean wildlife, after a post-mortem of a Cuvier’s beaked whale confirmed its intestines were entirely clogged with plastic.
Judges for Reshaping the Economy, Transforming Society, Protecting the Environment and the Judges Special Mention Award included communications and campaigns expert Eileen Maybin, Louise Bateman of Planet First, sustainability communications strategist Victoria Brooks and Simon Evans of Eco-Age. Chair of judges was Nick Nuttall, spokesperson and director of communications at UN Climate Change.
Judges for the Founder’s Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen were Richard Creasey, managing director of BFC Media Ltd, owner of Moscow’s first IMAX theatre; Denise Parkinson, entertainment director, global and UK for the Telegraph Media Group, and Surina Narula MBE. The panel was chaired by award-winning cinematographer, director and screenwriter Steven Bernstein.
The Judges’ panel for the Press Association Award for Environmental Storytelling was chaired by Pete Clifton, editor-in-chief at Press Association. Fellow judges were Alex Rothwell, head of video at Press Association, and Cheryl Campbell, tve executive director.