Green Filming North And South: A Comparative Analysis
The following is a quick comparison of two popular areas to film with Hollywood productions who take their film dollars out of Hollywood. Both areas, New Mexico and British Columbia, have green agendas and promote best practices when it comes to film production and responsible stewardship of the local environment.
New Mexico's Green Filmmaking Initiative is a voluntary program to encourage environmentally sensitive film & television production.
The New Mexico Film Office offers online materials to productions about the use of alternative materials and environmentally friendly practices in the production office and on-set. This would include information on: recycling; purchasing locally made and/or organic products; donating unused/unwanted items to local school, church
Already known as a ‘green’ industry sector, BC’s entertainment production community understands that a light footprint on our environment means a longer life for our valued resources and a longer welcome in BC communities. The production industry also understands there is more that can be done to make its activities green and Reel Green BC captures a grassroots movement within the industry to do just that.