The tve Global Sustainability Films Awards (GSFA) recognises outstanding films from the business, non-profit, media and creative sectors that inspire audiences with real-world solutions for a more sustainable future.
Now in its 12th year, the awards promote powerful, effective storytelling that helps contribute to the building of a more just and sustainable future.
The environmental crisis facing the world is as much a communications problem as a scientific one. tve GSFA believe film can be a powerful tool for helping raise awareness, shift public opinion, and inspire action to protect our planet and transform our societies.
The GSFA is both a film awards and a sustainability awards. It is unique because entries are judged on the power of their storytelling and creativity, as well as on the credibility and impact of their content. Submissions are welcome from businesses and organizations, as well as filmmakers, creatives and other storytellers from all around the world as long as the films focus on delivering sustainable solutions that are relevant in today’s context.
Key lessons learnt from the winning films are made publicly available to encourage the sharing of sustainable solutions and impact-driven film communications for the planet.
Here are the shortlist titles announced at the University of College London Recently
Young Filmmaker Short Film Award category
Rebirth of a Reef
Chandlai – The struggle of conservationist
Documentary Impact Short Film category
The Forest Maker
The Oil Machine
Bridging Troubled Waters
Transforming Society Short Film Award
Older Than Tress
Gocce di Rugiada
Greener Living Short Film Award
Save Our Wild Isles: Hungry for Change
Exploring Regenerative Agriculture
ESG in Business Short Film category
Save Our Wile Isles: Banking on a Wilder Tomorrow
The Alternative Story
We Share (Tianqi Lithium Ltd, Odyssey 2023 Sustainable Cooperate Culture Film Award, Best SDGs Contribution Winner)
2022 Sustainability and Impact Report
Women/Girls in Sustainability
No Water No Village
reFashioned (by Joanna Bowers, Odyssey 2023 Official Selection)
To the End
The award ceremony will take place on 6 November at the Mayfair Hotel in London. This year’s Awards is sponsored by United Living.
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