Greening the screen: 10 sustainability facts about TV and film production
The weekend's Oscars mark the culmination of the 2015 awards season. The gilded excess of the ceremony serves as a reminder that Hollywood has always plumped for bigger and better over smaller and greener.
However, behind the scenes at the Acadamy Awards, sustainability initiaves are starting to take shape, from locally-sourced food to re-using the famed red carpet.
The entertainment industry as a whole is starting to adapt: edie recently reported on a Bafta 'Greening the Screen event, while Sony's Amazing Spiderman 2 was the first Hollywod blockbuster to appoint an 'eco-supervisor'.
However, these examples are still the exception rather than rule, with industry executives admitting "we have a long way to go on sustainability".
In that spirit, edie presents to you 10 sustainability statistics that outline some of the problems faced by the industry, but also some of the solutions being implementedBrad Allen