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Humanities 2016, 5(2), 35;

Greening the Screen: An Environmental Challenge

Faculty of Communication, Beykent University, Ayazağa, Şişli/Istanbul 34398, Turkey
Academic Editor: Adam Sweeting
Received: 8 October 2015 / Revised: 20 December 2015 / Accepted: 3 January 2016 / Published: 3 June 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Energy Use and the Humanities)
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Environmental themes and representations on screen are examined as a part of environmental social studies and can be considered a way of creating awareness of environmental issues. However, how often do we consider the environmental impact of a film or television shoot as an industrial process? In this article, I examine the sustainability practices in the motion picture industry and challenges to that by focusing on the British film and television industry as a case study. Using the interviews with industry representatives and some case studies, I discuss the possibilities of creating a change in behavior in the film industry, not only in terms of embedding green measures but also reconstituting industrial mechanisms on behalf of environmental sustainability. View Full-Text
Keywords: green filmmaking; environmental sustainability; justice to environment; ecocinema; ecomedia green filmmaking; environmental sustainability; justice to environment; ecocinema; ecomedia

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