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@SustainableStyl & Megan Griffiths, Director of The Off Hours, host TwitterChat on Green Filmmaking

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@SustainableStyl & Megan Griffiths, Director of The Off Hours, host TwitterChat on Green Filmmaking

On the heels of the Oscars, Sustainable Style Foundation to launch their Twitter chat series starting on the topic of green practices in the film industry, with director Megan Griffiths and others, Monday, February 27th, 6pm PT, #SSFChat

Hosting their first Twitter chat in a series of six scheduled for 2012, Sustainable Style Foundation will stay in line with their February focus on the film industry and discuss green practices in filmmaking with director and Megan Griffiths and other industry experts. Griffiths, who serves on the SSF board, will discuss how she and her team used sustainable measures during the production of The Off Hours, which was the first film ever to be awarded an SSF Tag.

Also joining in during the Twitter chat will be Sustainable Style Foundation founder Rebecca Luke of Rebecca Luke Style and corporate member Keith Hughes of West Seattle Natural Energy who is designing a solar powered generator for use on film sets. Questions such as “What are some concrete choices a film production can make to leave a smaller footprint?” and “What role do film festivals and Hollywood play in promoting sustainable choices?” will be posed, and Hughes will ask for feedback on his current prototypes. The archive of the chat will be posted on the SSF blog using Storify and will be available as a resource to filmmakers. To participate in the chat simply follow #SSFChat on Monday, February 27th at 6pm PT/9pm ET.

Future chats planned this year will run on a bi-monthly schedule with tenative dates slated for April 23, June 18, August 6, October 22 and December 10th. Each chat will follow the editorial theme of the given month, with topics ranging from sustainability in schools, tips for green roadtrips, the history and future of sustainability and more.

 

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