Hollywood goes green

HOLLYWOOD bigwigs often like to be seen as eco-savvy.But America’s movie industry has been criticised for skyrocketing energy bills from lights and cameras and tossing movie sets in the dumpsters.

www.greenproductionguid e.com helps them to be a little more environment friendly. It is a database of environment-friendly products and services from vendors across the US, funded by Walt Disney, Fox, NBC Universal, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Warner Bros. The site has a “Best Practices” page that suggests ways of going about everyday production tasks.

Green Production Guide also provides a downloadable “Carbon Calculator” that measures carbon emissions generated by filming TV shows and movies and gives tip on ways to reduce them.


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