Shade Grown Hollywood

Can a Film Shoot Really Go Green?
Fri, 07/01/2011

Walking onto a film shoot, you’ll first notice trucks. A lot of them. It’s like a five-year-old boy’s Dr. Suessian dream – there are big trucks, little trucks, blue trucks, red trucks. They are there to transport cable, food, sets, props, and sometimes people. And carbon footprints be damned, much of the time they are turned on, idling for hours. Then there’s the craft services. This usually entails a delicious abundance of food carefully laid out for consumption. Not so bad, until you see the piles of plastic cutlery and plates, the water bottles forming a giant pyramid of waste, the reams of unrecycled paper scripts and the actors and executives arriving by private jet.

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