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  • Cinema for change

    Cinema for change

    Cinema for Change is a festival for the general public that offers screenings and debates on films that embody the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. It also rewards short films […]

  • WRI – World Resources Institute

    WRI – World Resources Institute

    World Resources Institute is a global research organisation that works with governments, businesses, multilateral institutions and civil society groups to develop practical solutions that improve people’s lives and allow nature […]

  • The European Producers Club (ECP)

    The European Producers Club (ECP)

    The European Producers Club (EPC) is an association of 160 influential independent film and TV drama producers from all over Europe. They are experts in the organization of events that […]

  • Vivendi

    Vivendi

    Vivendi is a global leader in culture, entertainment, media and communication and a major sponsor of the 80th Venice International Film Festival.The Group owns leading and highly complementary assets in […]

  • The Planet Test

    The Planet Test

    The Planet Test is a test of the representation of the environment and nature on screen. A television programme or film would only pass the Planet Test if it answered […]

  • The Good Goods – How do series influence our consumption?

    The Good Goods – How do series influence our consumption?

    This 2022 article looks at how series and movies influence viewer consumption. A few key figures To go further

  • UNIC – International Union of Cinemas

    UNIC – International Union of Cinemas

    UNIC is an international trade association representing cinema operators and their national associations across 39 European territories. They promote the cultural, social and economic benefits of a vibrant film culture […]

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE – Lights! Cameras! Clean Energy! A Guide to Integrating Clean Energy Norms Into Popular Television and Film

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE – Lights! Cameras! Clean Energy! A Guide to Integrating Clean Energy Norms Into Popular Television and Film

    Informed by leading industry research, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Green Production Guide (GPG) collaborated on this new report to help television and film production companies integrate clean energy […]

  • Circle Economy

    Circle Economy

    Circle Economy helps businesses understand their current state of circularity, analyse and act on opportunities and risks, and develop a vision to become circular champions in their fields. Circle Economy […]

  • Collectif 50/50

    Collectif 50/50

    The Collectif 50/50 brings together more than 1,500 professionals from the French film and audiovisual industry to engage in a reflection and a fight for equality, parity and diversity in […]

  • SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION ALLIANCE – Close Up Look in North America: Regional Analysis of Film and Television Carbon Emissions

    SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION ALLIANCE – Close Up Look in North America: Regional Analysis of Film and Television Carbon Emissions

    In March 2021, the Sustainable Production Alliance (SPA) released the Carbon Emissions of Film and Television report, an industry baseline using data collected from SPA’s member company productions between 2016-2019. […]

  • SECOYA ECO PRODUCTION – Green Screen Report

    SECOYA ECO PRODUCTION – Green Screen Report

    The Green Screen project aims to standardise the environmental practices of the film and audiovisual industries located in Europe and improve regional policies on sustainable development in the sector. In […]

  • VARIETY – Able-Bodied Actors Play 95% of Disabled Characters in Top 10 TV Shows, Says New Study

    VARIETY – Able-Bodied Actors Play 95% of Disabled Characters in Top 10 TV Shows, Says New Study

    This study analyses the profiles of actors playing people with disabilities in the most popular television series in the United States. A few key figures To go further

  • Ecological Awakening

    Ecological Awakening

    This collective proposes concrete tools to help students mobilise their schools and universities to better educate themselves on ecological issues and help young graduates choose an employer committed to the […]

  • EUROPEAN COMMISSION – Greening the European Audiovisual Industry

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION – Greening the European Audiovisual Industry

    Commissioned by the European Commission and released in June 2021, this study includes a general overview on the basics of the audiovisual value-chain in regard to the environmental challenges, an […]

  • Climate Chance

    Climate Chance

    Climate chance strengthens the climate action of local authorities, companies and civil society and contributes to achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement. To go further

  • Canal + Group

    Canal + Group

    Wholly owned by Vivendi, an international group in the production and creation of content, Canal + is an international media group present in 50 countries to bring cultural diversity to […]

  • SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION ALLIANCE – Close Up: Carbon Emissions of Film and Television Production

    SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION ALLIANCE – Close Up: Carbon Emissions of Film and Television Production

    The Sustainable Production Alliance issued the first industry-wide report of film and television carbon emissions averages for productions between 2016 and 2019. Productions included in this report are 161 feature […]

  • IEA – Net Zero by 2050

    IEA – Net Zero by 2050

    This report produced in October 2021 is a study of different strategies to achieve a net zero energy system by 2050 while ensuring stable and affordable energy supply, providing universal […]

  • IEA – International Energy Agency

    IEA – International Energy Agency

    The agency works with countries around the world to develop energy policies for a secure and sustainable future. To go further

  • LAB FEMMES DE CINEMA, OEA, EFAD – The place of women directors in Europe

    LAB FEMMES DE CINEMA, OEA, EFAD – The place of women directors in Europe

    The seventh update of this report is produced by the Lab Femmes de Cinéma, in partnership with the European Audiovisual Observatory and the European Film Agency Directors Association. This analysis […]

  • EFAD – European Film Agencies

    EFAD – European Film Agencies

    EFAD is the voice of national European Film Agencies, bringing together national film and audiovisual agencies from European countries. The 37 EFAD members are government or government associated public bodies, […]

  • Futerra

    Futerra

    Futerra is an agency working with the entertainment industry, creator platforms, cultural organisations and storytellers to flip the script on climate change. From story ideation and script consultancy to creator […]

  • The Bechdel Test

    The Bechdel Test

    The Bechdel test, or Bechdel-Wallace test, aims to show the over-representation of male protagonists or the under-representation of female characters in a work of fiction. If the work meets the […]

  • GLAAD – Studio Responsibility Index

    GLAAD – Studio Responsibility Index

    GLAAD launched its first Studio Responsibility Index (SRI) in 2013 after seeing the progress driven by their studies and work to hold the TV industry accountable for lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

  • WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM – Global Gender Gap Report

    WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM – Global Gender Gap Report

    This report analyses gender inequalities around the world and the changing status of women in several areas of social and economic life. A few key figures To go further

  • WWF Living Planet Report – Bending the curve of biodiversity loss

    WWF Living Planet Report – Bending the curve of biodiversity loss

    Published every two years, this report analyses our planet’s biodiversity loss by tracking the rate at which certain species are disappearing. It also presents the challenges associated with preserving this […]

  • Earth Overshoot Day : humanity has crossed the red line

    Earth Overshoot Day : humanity has crossed the red line

    This report presents information about Earth Overshoot Day, the date when humanity’s consumption of resources exceeds what the Earth can regenerate in a year. In 2022, this day fell on […]

  • Cinewax

    Cinewax

    Cinewax, born in 2015, is an association that promotes African cinema through a platform, an image education program and a dedicated media. The association is also involved in numerous events […]

  • FAO – The State of Food and Agriculture

    FAO – The State of Food and Agriculture

    This report highlights the need for improved water governance, which aims to ensure the wise use of water resources while preserving water ecosystem services and ensuring equitable access for all. […]

  • Sparknews

    Sparknews

    Sparknews promotes new narratives with and for compagnies, the media stakeholders and the cultural industry. Neither a consulting firm, nor a positive press agency, nor a media dedicated to sustainable […]

  • Deauville Green Awards

    Deauville Green Awards

    Deauville Green Awards select and reward the best advertising, institutional and documentary films on 15 themes related to the environment and CSR. It is an international festival of eco-responsible films. […]

  • ImpACT – Marché du film

    ImpACT – Marché du film

    ImpACT is an extension of the Festival de Cannes’ and Marché du Film’s investment in corporate social responsibility that will dictate how the market and companies operate today and tomorrow. […]

  • Echo Studio

    Echo Studio

    Echo Studiois a production and distribution company for impact films (documentaries and feature films), in TV and cinema. They also specialise in impact campaigns that aim to bring the issue […]

  • COLLECTIF 50/50 – Inclusion in the Cinema and Audiovisual Industry

    COLLECTIF 50/50 – Inclusion in the Cinema and Audiovisual Industry

    This study analyses diversity in film and audiovisual media around the world. A few key figures To go further

  • EWA – European Women’s Audiovisual

    EWA – European Women’s Audiovisual

    The European Women’s Audiovisual network supports women working in the film industry through networking opportunities, career programmes (mentoring, residencies, workshops) and a blog. To go further

  • Festival Atmosphères

    Festival Atmosphères

    The Festival Atmosphères is at the crossroads of Cinema, Arts and Sciences and invites the general public to be moved to question the world and envisage solutions for a sustainable […]

  • ACE Producers

    ACE Producers

    Strengthening independent producers, ACE Producers enables profound collaborations through honest dialogue in the safe trusted space of the ACE Network and fosters valuable exchange of high-level knowledge about the independent […]

  • Colette

    Colette

    Colette is an artistic agency of actors, actresses, directors, scriptwriters, writers and directors for film, television and platforms, who are inspired by the real to inspire the real. To go […]

  • UCLA – Hollywood Diversity Report, Part 2: Television

    UCLA – Hollywood Diversity Report, Part 2: Television

    The now biannual Hollywood Diversity Report series has transferred to the Institute for Research on Labour and Employment at UCLA. The reports primarily examine the relationship between racial, ethnic, and […]

  • The challenges of the environmental transition of the film and audiovisuel industry in France and Europe

    The challenges of the environmental transition of the film and audiovisuel industry in France and Europe

    Driven by the Nausicä association, this report takes an overview of solutions for reducing the environmental footprint of film and audiovisual production. Based on 150 interviews with industry professionals and […]

  • Paris IFF – International Film Festival

    Paris IFF – International Film Festival

    Highlighting the new voices of independent cinema, Paris IFF puts French and international filmmakers with a positive message under the spotlight. To go further

  • Impact Social Club

    Impact Social Club

    The Impact Social Club develops, federates and represents the film impact production industry in France and in French-speaking countries. This think tank offers workshops, webinars and a complete open source […]

  • FUTERRA – Stories to save the world, Imagining New Climate Narratives

    FUTERRA – Stories to save the world, Imagining New Climate Narratives

    Released in 2023, “Stories to save the world” is a toolkit created by Futerra, explaining how to create climate stories that break the mould and define the paths for a […]

  • IPBES – Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

    IPBES – Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

    This is an independent intergovernmental body established by states to strengthen the science-policy interface on biodiversity and ecosystem services for biodiversity conservation, long-term human well-being and sustainable development. To go […]

  • WE ARE ALBERT – Subtitles to Save the World: An Analysis of How UK Broadcasters Are Exposing Audiences to Climate Change Through Their Content

    WE ARE ALBERT – Subtitles to Save the World: An Analysis of How UK Broadcasters Are Exposing Audiences to Climate Change Through Their Content

    This report uncovers how the broadcasting community is currently talking about the environmental crisis and its solutions. The research, conducted by Deloitte, analysed a year’s worth of subtitling data from […]

  • SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE D’ECOLOGIE – Have representations of nature become simpler in the last 70 years?

    SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE D’ECOLOGIE – Have representations of nature become simpler in the last 70 years?

    This study analyses the dynamics of nature representations in Walt Disney films. A few key figures To go further

  • Film Paris Region

    Film Paris Region

    Film Paris Region supports French and foreign productions that wish to produce in one of the most dynamic ecosystems in the world. To go further

  • UN WOMEN – Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot

    UN WOMEN – Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot

    The Gender Snapshot 2022 presents the latest data on gender equality as it relates to achieving the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and highlights the long road ahead to achieving […]

  • The DuVernay Test

    The DuVernay Test

    To pass the DuVernay test, an African-American character – or a character from another minority – must have a “fully realized” life, with his or her own desires, rather than […]

  • WWF – World Wildlife Fund

    WWF – World Wildlife Fund

    WWF is an international NGO that works to preserve endangered regions and wildlife species and fights to stop the degradation of life. To go further

  • CARBONE 4 – Doing Your Fair Share for the Climate?

    CARBONE 4 – Doing Your Fair Share for the Climate?

    This publication studies the power and responsibility of individuals, businesses, and the government in the fight against climate change. A few key figures To go further

  • SIE SOCIETY – Disabled U.S. Audience Perceptions of Representation on Screen

    SIE SOCIETY – Disabled U.S. Audience Perceptions of Representation on Screen

    The Centre for Scholars & Storytellers (CSS), based in the Psychology Department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) sought to examine the needs and opinions of disabled individuals […]

  • GREEN SCREEN – Eureca (European Environmental Calculator)

    GREEN SCREEN – Eureca (European Environmental Calculator)

    Eureca (European Environmental Calculator) is an instrument that helps the audiovisual industry to better understand and evaluate the environmental impact of their filming as well as to make their production […]

  • IPPC – Ecological awakening : 10 key points

    IPPC – Ecological awakening : 10 key points

    These infographics published in 2022 propose 10 key points, based on the most recent IPCC report, to better understand climate issues, adaptation, human, and planetary vulnerability to climate consequences and […]

  • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

    United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

    The United Nations is an international organisation founded in 1945 and today has 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations is based on the notions of […]

  • CARBON TRUST – Carbon impact of video streaming

    CARBON TRUST – Carbon impact of video streaming

    The purpose of this white paper is to contribute further to develop knowledge around the measurement of the energy and carbon impact of on demand video streaming (VoD). The white […]

  • WRI – Water stress and population

    WRI – Water stress and population

    This study analyses water crises and their causes. It reveals which countries are facing particularly “extremely high” levels of water stress. A few key figures To go further

  • NLM – A Growing Disconnection From Nature Is Evident in Cultural Products

    NLM – A Growing Disconnection From Nature Is Evident in Cultural Products

    This study analyses the increasing disconnection from nature in cultural products since 1950. Since then, references to nature have steadily decreased in fiction books, song lyrics, and movie scripts, in […]

  • Société Française d’Écologie

    Société Française d’Écologie

    The Société Française d’Écologie aims to popularise the sciences of ecology and evolution in France by promoting the development, integration and sharing of knowledge in all its aspects. To go […]

  • IPCC – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    IPCC – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

    The IPCC is the United Nations body responsible for assessing the science of climate change. It is composed of scientists elected by the plenary assembly to represent the different disciplines […]

  • AMT Lab – The Impact of Emerging Sustainable Practices in the Film Industry

    AMT Lab – The Impact of Emerging Sustainable Practices in the Film Industry

    Research centre of Carnegie Mellon University’s Master of Arts Management Program, the Arts Management & Technology Laboratory serves as an exchange, a catalyst for innovative ideas, and a conduit for […]

  • Secoya

    Secoya

    Secoya is a consultancy company that aims to reduce the environmental impact of the audiovisual industry and provides a free tool available to all film crews: Seco2, which calculates the […]

  • The Riz Test

    The Riz Test

    The Rice Test incorporates a set of criteria to measure how Muslims are portrayed in film and television in order to combat Islamophobic stereotypes and tropes in films and television […]

  • Climate Spring

    Climate Spring

    Climate Spring was founded in 2022 to inform, inspire and incentivise mainstream content makers to explore climate change stories in a more impactful and positive way. To go further

  • CNC – How does product placement in film work?

    CNC – How does product placement in film work?

    How is a movie poster made? How does product placement work? How is a daily soap opera episode written? In this article, the CNC breaks down the sometimes-obscure mechanisms at […]

  • The Peirce Test

    The Peirce Test

    Peirce’s test focuses on the depth of female characters, the criteria being the following: there must be a female character (protagonist or antagonist) with her own story, who has dimension […]

  • Green Screen – Interreg Europe

    Green Screen – Interreg Europe

    Green Screen’s mission is to inspire and educate the nomadic world of filming by creating sustainable working practices. By reducing the environmental impact of filming essentials such as transport, construction, […]

  • Office français de la biodiversité

    Office français de la biodiversité

    The Office français de la biodiversité is a public institution dedicated to the preservation of biodiversity, responsible for the protection and restoration of biodiversity in France and overseas. To go […]

  • UNEP – Food Waste Index Report

    UNEP – Food Waste Index Report

    This report analyses global food waste at the retail, food service, and household levels. A few key figures To go further

  • Cineuropa

    Cineuropa

    Cineuropa is an online information portal that promotes cinema and culture worldwide, designed for both industry professionals and wider audiences. To go further

  • CNC – Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée

    CNC – Centre National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée

    The CNC is a French public administrative institution under the supervision of the French Minister of Culture. The CNC supports creation in the audiovisual, film and video game fields by […]

  • IPBES – Assessment Report on the Diverse Values and Valuation of Nature

    IPBES – Assessment Report on the Diverse Values and Valuation of Nature

    This report highlights the lack of consideration of nature in policy decisions and the focus on short-term profits and economic growth, which undermines environmental and biodiversity preservation. A few key […]

  • The Vito Russo Test

    The Vito Russo Test

    The Vito Russo test takes into account a set of criteria to analyse how LGBTQ characters are included in a film. The “Vito Russo Test” is named after the renowned […]

  • NATURE – Using Data Science to Understand the Film Industry’s Gender Gap

    NATURE – Using Data Science to Understand the Film Industry’s Gender Gap

    This study analyses data from the online movie database IMDb with a dataset of movie dialogue subtitles to create the largest available corpus of movie social networks (15,540 networks) to […]

  • CGRi – Circularity Gap Report

    CGRi – Circularity Gap Report

    These reports highlight the circular economy’s ability to equitably meet our global needs with radically less material and greenhouse gas emissions. A few key figures To go further

  • USC ANNENBERG and PARAMOUNT – Content for Change

    USC ANNENBERG and PARAMOUNT – Content for Change

    As part of Content for Change, Paramount expanded its partnership with the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative to analyse 62 series across key demographics – like race and ethnicity, gender, LGBTQ+ identification, […]

  • UCLA – Analysing On-Screen Sustainable Behaviour and Message Placements

    UCLA – Analysing On-Screen Sustainable Behaviour and Message Placements

    This UCLA study addresses the frequency and relevancy of sustainable behaviours on screen, particularly in American television shows, by addressing the following research questions: 1) What sustainable and unsustainable behaviours […]

  • UNCCD – Global Land Outlook 2

    UNCCD – Global Land Outlook 2

    This Summary for Decision Makers, produced in 2022, provides a synthesis of the key messages contained in GLO2. It outlines the enabling conditions and diverse pathways by which countries and […]

  • Get The Moon

    Get The Moon

    Get the moon is an agency specialising in entertainment marketing and particularly in impact films. They create ecosystems around the films in which public institutions and organisations, federations, associations, foundations, […]

  • GOOD ENERGY STORIES – A Glaring Absence : the Climate Crisis is Virtually Nonexistent in Scripted Entertainment

    GOOD ENERGY STORIES – A Glaring Absence : the Climate Crisis is Virtually Nonexistent in Scripted Entertainment

    This report is a first-of-its-kind analysis of TV and movie scripts from 2016 to 2020 that highlights the glaring absence of references to climate change in audiovisual creative content. The […]

  • IPCC – Climate Change 2022 : Mitigation

    IPCC – Climate Change 2022 : Mitigation

    This IPCC report provides an updated global assessment of progress and commitments on climate change mitigation. A few key figures To go further

  • FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation

    FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation

    It supports governments and partners in designing policies and programmes to fight hunger and promote food security and sustainable agriculture. To go further

  • Ecoprod

    Ecoprod

    Created in 2009 and transformed into an association in 2021, Ecoprod’s mission is to raise awareness of the environmental impact of the French audiovisual and film industry. Ecoprod’s ambition is […]

  • UNEP – United Nations Environment Programme

    UNEP – United Nations Environment Programme

    Established in 1972, the UNEP is the global authority that sets the environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system […]

  • IPCC – Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

    IPCC – Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

    This report assesses the impacts of climate change by looking at global and regional ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities, as well as the vulnerabilities and limits of the natural world […]

  • EUROPEAN AUDIOVISUAL OBSERVATORY – Female Directors in European Cinema

    EUROPEAN AUDIOVISUAL OBSERVATORY – Female Directors in European Cinema

    This report aims at helping to measure the gender divide existing among film directors in Europe. The first section provides a general overview of the gender of directors of European […]

  • Good Energy Stories

    Good Energy Stories

    Good Energy Stories is an English-language, not-for-profit creative consultancy that aims to mobilise television and film professionals to produce fiction that inspires action on climate change. To go further

  • UCLA – Hollywood Diversity Report, Part 1: Film

    UCLA – Hollywood Diversity Report, Part 1: Film

    The now biannual Hollywood Diversity Report series has transferred to the Institute for Research on Labour and Employment at UCLA. The reports primarily examine the relationship between racial, ethnic, and […]

  • EWA – Network Study on Gender Inequality in the Film Industry

    EWA – Network Study on Gender Inequality in the Film Industry

    This report, published in 2016 and conducted between 2006 and 2013, brings together comparative research from seven European countries (Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom) to […]

  • Circularity Gap World

    Circularity Gap World

    Circularity Gap World highlights the urgent need for a transition to a circular economy with the aim of empowering key decision-makers at both government and business level to coordinate actions […]

  • We are albert

    We are albert

    We are albert is leading a charge against climate change. Founded in 2011, it supports the global Film and TV industry to reduce the environmental impacts of production and to […]

  • Harris Interactive

    Harris Interactive

    Harris Interactive is a market research and opinion polling company. The company carries out both quantitative and qualitative research using different methodologies. To go further

  • Carbone 4

    Carbone 4

    Carbone 4 supports the transformation of organisations towards decarbonisation and adaptation to climate change. To go further