You want to dive into something creative to make a difference to the world.
But where to start?
It's easier than you think.
Grab a camera and follow our simple steps to inspire more people to change the world with your 1 minute film. And enter our Climate Action Film Contest!
Applications are now being accepted for our annual Media Arts Incubator Program, to support the work of local filmmakers and nurture groundbreaking independent media projects. Filmmakers with projects that align with the San Francisco Green Film Festival's mission are encouraged to apply.
More than 40 filmmakers and environmental experts joined us this past weekend at the Festival. It was a fantastic line-up of people talking about their films, new ideas for environmental action and getting our audience involved.
Check out the Festival Guests we have coming up over the next three nights.
This weekend we were thrilled to present three of our six awards to filmmakers. And there are still more to come!
Landfill Harmonic winner of our Inspiring Lives Award (Wednesday, June 3, 6pm) & our Audience Award will be announced at the Closing Night Party.
Bikes were center stage at last night's Opening Reception & Premiere of the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival.
You'll get a chance to explore all kinds of art at this year's San Francisco Green Film Festival.
We're bringing together green artists from across the Bay Area, including, fine artists, sculptors, designers, photographers and filmmakers who are inspired by the environment.
Imagine if cities around the world cycled as much as the residents in Copenhagen, where 40% of residents commute by bike. What would our cities look like, how much CO2 and oil would we save, if more of us commuted by bike every day?
The SF Green Film Fest Team are big fans of two wheels and in celebration of SF Bay Area Bike to Work Day shared some of their favorite moments on a bicycle.
Left: Gemma cycling through Golden Gate Park. Below, clockwise: Axelle cycles over Golden Gate Bridge; Sadie and family on the road; Nelson's bike; Alina in the desert.
It is also the apt title of one Festival film - part of a group of films that all give us a stark new perspective on our relationship with water.
In the case of What About Water? (May 31) we get the point of view of people in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point as we face up to what it means to live with less water.
We're thrilled to support the dynamic environmental filmmakers based here is the Bay Area. At the 5th San Francisco Green Film Festival, one in three of the films are from the Bay Area, bringing us green stories from close to home and far away.
We want to inspire more local students to pick up a camera, share their story and become environmental leaders. There are already hundreds of you doing it and we want to get your work on the big screen and share the Festival with all of you.
We're on the brink of getting a meaningful global climate commitment with the climate change talks at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris this December. To set us on the Road to Paris, at the Festival we will have films about people on the frontline of climate change reality and action.