Deauville Green Awards 2017 competition now on!

From now until the 28th of April, professionals can enter their best documentaries, reports or information films in our 3 competitions and 14 categories, covering themes of sustainable development, eco-innovations and social responsibility.

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The 14 categories of the festival:

1- Fight and adaptation to climate change
2- Preservation of the biodiversity
3 – The energy transition
4 – Sustainable agriculture
5 – Housing and town planning
6 – Transport and eco-mobility
7 – Eco-tourism and responsible travel
8 – Sustainable producing and circular economy
9 - Responsible consumption and eco-labels
10 – Health and living environment
11 – Organisations and social responsibility
12 – Handicap, diversity, solidarity
13 - Innovations and technological leaps
14 – Demographic transition

The festival allows professionals to promote their films and messages by winning an internationally recognised trophy; the Golden Green Award, which since 2012 has rewarded excellence in responsible audiovisual media. After a record total of more than 300 films in competiton in the 5th edition, the 2017 call for films has already collected 100 films in only a few days.

As every year, the festival will bring together key players from the industry such as ARD, the World Bank, BNF, Paris Film Commission, Deutsche Welle, Euronews, France TV, Orange, National Parks, Publicis, RTBF, Radio Canada, TF1, Ushuaia, WWF, ZDF, innovative start-ups, etc. And many journalists, producers, directors.

Sunny Side of the Doc delegates benefit from a €100 discount on registration of their film until April 28 with the promo code: SunnyDGA17

For this 6th edition, in addition to the networking sessions, cocktails, meals and after-parties, a rich program rich awaits the profession on June 27th & 28th in Deauville:

> Numerous experts’ round tables devoted exclusively to innovation in 2017

> Workshops of key organisations

> The screening of the hundred finalist films in the presence of the teams.

> Many screenings offered to the general public.

Jean Jouzel, Nobel Prize winner in 2007 with the IPCC, will attend the festival as a sponsor. His leitmotiv; “When one seeks, it is not enough to find, it must be known”. This is precisely the essence of the festival for the past five years, the use of images in order to reveal, denounce, value and explain.

Other public figures support the festival in its effort to raise awareness of good practices through imagery; Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jerry Brown (Current governor of California) and Jane Goodall (famous primatologist) who took part in COP21, the climate conference at the Grand Palais. But also: Luc Jaquet, Nils Tavernier, Sonia Roland, Georges Pernoud, Jamy Gourmaud, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Bertrand Picard.

Register your work online now: http://bit.ly/Call_DGA17en

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