In order to offset their carbon footprint of their 2023 film festival, the Ghent International Short Film Festival teamed up with Tree Plan and planted 200 trees at the Ecopower International Initiative LLC in Nicaragua.

Ghent International Short Film Festival recognizes the important role short films have in cinema, storytelling, and culture. The festival discovers, supports and develops new talent in filmmaking, providing a platform for emerging and established filmmakers from around the world. The Ghent International Short Film Festival is a new annual event that aims to screen up to 100 short films.

Connecting industry and audiences, the festival celebrates the creativity, diversity and impact of short film. There will be unmissable evening screenings where audiences can watch the best new short films from upcoming talent, and opportunities to network with the industry. So whether you are a filmmaker looking to launch or develop your career, an industry professional wanting to stay ahead of the game or a film lover wanting to soak up the festival atmosphere by watching great films, the Ghent International Short Film Festival is the place to be. Next to the international selection of short films we'll also program a special 'Kids Proof' selection of innovative films that are suitable for 8-12 year olds.

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In order to offset their carbon footprint and become a ‘climate neutral film event’, the Deauville Green Awards teamed up with Tree Plan and planted 1553 trees at the Eden Reforestation Projects in Madagascar.

Deauville Green Awards is a professional festival for films dedicated to ecology and social responsibility.

The festival brings together the best of responsible audiovisual since 2012. More than 500 films from all over the world, committed to ecology and social responsibility, compete each year for the Grand Prix and the Golden Trophy in the festival's 3 competitions.

A place to discover new trends

Through the screening of the 100 finalist films of the annual competition in the presence of the teams, numerous workshops and expert round tables, the festival inspires and gives the tools to scientists and makers as well as producers, broadcasters and advertisers to speak with sincerity about the environmental and societal issues we are facing.

In the Innovation marketplace, festival-goers can meet audiovisual and sustainable development exhibitors who share innovative and eco-responsible shooting, post-production and digital solutions.

The networking event for the industry

The festival is the meeting place for the advertising, corporate communication, fiction and documentary communities that are committed to social and ecological responsibility. Between producers, advertisers and broadcasters, more than 400 professionals from these worlds meet in Deauville each year: ADEME, BBC, Canal +, FranceTV, UN, Orange, SNCF, Véolia, WWF, ZDF, etc. Tailor-made appointments, cocktails and evening meetings are organized to facilitate meetings with your prospects, service providers and future employees. Also, each year, the pitch sessions allow the curation and the birth of collaborations around committed and original film projects, pre-selected by the festival.

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The Australia Independent Film Festival is an annual Australian film festival that was founded in February 2018 by Brisbane filmmakers Richard Lawton and Jeremy Rigby. They had a shared dream of creating a film festival built on trust, openness and communication that would showcase and celebrate the very best in independent cinema from Australia and around the world.

Known as “the festival where stars shine,” the Australia Independent Film Festival (AIFF) is on track to become Australia's premiere short film festival. Founded in 2017 AIFF has grown from strength to strength and is now a prominent event on the festival circuit.

To offset the carbon footprint of their upcoming edition the festival directors decided to plant 100 trees with Tree Plan.

50 trees were planted in Kenya and 50 trees in Haiti.

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