Production Commission for the Paris Region Pushes to Make Film and TV Shoots Greener

Published on Jan 15, 2020

Executives at Film Paris Region, the dedicated production commission for France’s Ile-de-France region, hope to make 2020 a transformative year in their ongoing push to promote sustainability as an innate industry practice. With that objective in mind, regional authorities have entered the new decade touting the results of a three-year study they undertook in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund and the French sustainability collective EcoProd, and now hope to put those ideas into action.

Since 2017, Film Paris Region has partnered with seven international counterparts to form Green Screen, a collective-action project meant to reduce the European film industry’s shared carbon footprint. Each member was given a specific avenue of investigation, with the French asked to identify technological innovations applicable on an industrial scale.

Film Paris Region executive and former EcoProd project manager Joanna Gallardo teamed with innovation expert Benoit Ruiz to identify and subsequently investigate a swath

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Author: Ben Croll