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GUIDELINES AND REPORTS: GUIDELINES FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN THE FILM INDUSTRY
The first local guidelines for sustainability in film, compiled for the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission.
Published 2019


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A STUDY ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND RESOURCE USE OF THE FILM INDUSTRY
The first study of its kind in South Africa, conducted on behalf of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission.
Published 2018

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SUSTAINABILITY POSTERS:
Download these posters and look for Polly saving the planet on set, at base camp and in the office.

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No Idling Download
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TESTIMONIES:

“Raised By Wolves S1 has been a trailblazer in sustainable film production, setting a new standard which we hope to keep improving on, and WrapZERO’s input into this process has been crucial.  With the support of WrapZERO we set realistic goals and created an unprecedented awareness in the South African Film Industry about the urgent need for environmental change. The knock-on effects of our changed behaviour can be felt deeply and significantly. The ongoing innovation, awareness and measurable results are an inspiration.”
Cheryl Eatock, Line Producer, Raised By Wolves S1
“WrapZERO are at the forefront of change to carbon neutral film production in the South African Film Industry, inspiring film crews to be greener and then showing them how to do it!”
Marisa Soneman-Turner, Head of Production, Film Afrika
“WrapZERO compiled the sustainability strategy, provided ongoing technical expertise and produced the final sustainability report for Ridley Scotts’s Raised by Wolves. They provided ongoing guidance and support to the GreenSet trainees throughout the implementation of this GreenSet pilot project. WrapZERO furthermore co-created an accredited, unit-standard-aligned training program with GreenSet for sustainability in film.”
Seton Bailey, CEO, GreenSet
“WrapZERO have played a crucial role in unpacking the impact of film production on the environment and driving solutions to see a real impact. We are proud to be a part of this movement.”
Carol Coetzee, CEO, KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission

MEDIA:

Sustainability Above All Else

Over the last few months WrapZERO has seen a tremendous buy-in from cast and crew following on pro-active engagement
and a communication campaign addressing issues such as energy efficiency, waste reduction and water conservation.
The Callsheet Issue 2 2020
https://view.publitas.com/film-event-media/callsheet-africa-issue-2-2020/

Greening a Film Studio

Studios can support sustainable production processes and practices through both its infrastructure
and services. WrapZero offers some pointers.
The Callsheet Issue 1 2020
https://view.publitas.com/film-event-media/callsheet-africa-issue-1-2020/

Green TV Production on the rise in SA

The global shift towards the responsible production of TV content is picking up pace in South Africa, says Liesl Hattingh of WrapZERO
The Callsheet 23 October 2019
http://www.thecallsheet.co.za/green-tv-production-on-the-rise-in-sa/

Lights, Camera, Action! Cape film industry picking up after recent drought

Wesgro’s Monica Rorvik notes WrapZERO’s work in carbon footprinting and sustainable processes for film and media production.
CapeTalk/702 Broadcast 27 November 2018
http://www.702.co.za/articles/328754/lights-camera-action-cape-film-industry-picking-up-after-recent-drought

Study explores production waste

A ground-breaking study shows exactly how much a production can waste – or save when going green.
The Callsheet Issue 1 2019
https://issuu.com/thefilmmakersguide/docs/callsheet_iss01_2019_ebook

Creating resilience + Going, Going… Green

The Film Maker’s Guide to Africa 2018
https://issuu.com/thefilmmakersguide/docs/fmg_2018_ebook

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