Helicopter Film Services chooses to balance its Carbon Emissions in a ‘First in The Sector’ Move

“We took the decision to ‘Do The Right Thing’ because aerial filming leaves a fairly hefty carbon footprint. Our contribution will support exceptional Plan Vivo projects achieving indigenous reforestation in Nicaragua, and protecting forests through support for threatened hunter-gatherer tribes in Tanzania. We encourage the rest of our sector to follow suit!” In what is … Read more

BAFTA Albert Scheme

Carbon Footprint Spotlight / BAFTA Albert Scheme Carbon Footprint Spotlight / BAFTA Albert Scheme Television programmes and feature films have helped to raise the issue of climate change and other ecological concerns over many years, through both drama and documentaries. Somewhat ironcially they are also part of the problem because studio and on-location productions can … Read more

Sustainability must remain on the broadcasting agenda

Aaron Matthews is industry sustainability manager, BAFTA albert + scheme for sustainability. Here he reports on how two of TV’s most-loved brands, Springwatch and Coronation Street, pitted their eco credentials against each other in the new film and TV category at the Observer Ethical Awards. “Corrie emerged victorious after cutting its carbon footprint considerably and … Read more