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Join our Senior Research Associate, Hunter Vaughan, and The Global Green Media Network for a workshop during COP26 discussing environmental screen media production

Fri, 5 November 2021

13:00 – 18:00 GMT

Aspire Room, The Studio – Glasgow (67 Hope St. G2 6AE) and online


To celebrate COP 26, the Global Green Media Network will hold an in-person workshop in Glasgow, Scotland (which will be livestreamed to audiences).

Inviting diverse stakeholders to discuss the role of film and media in climate solutions and the pursuit of environmentally sustainable and socially just sectoral practice, the event will feature practitioner talks from global experts, will offer a spotlight session on green production and policy in Scotland, will facilitate an open discussion on the environmental consequences of the digital transition, and will propose the Network’s next project directions, including collaboration with an emerging UNFCCC/UNESCO global green sectoral initiative.


Hosted by GGMN Directors:

Pietari Kääpä (University of Warwick) –

Hunter Vaughan (University of Cambridge) –


Friday 5 November


13.00-13.15 Introduction by Project PIs – Pietari Kääpä & Hunter Vaughan

13.15-14.00 State of the Industry

Panelists: Emellie O’Brien (Founder and CEO, Earth Angel Sets)

Louise Smith (Founder and CEO, Neptune Environmental Solutions)

-14.00-15.00 Spotlight: Scotland

Introduced by: Scott Donaldson (Creative Scotland)

Chaired by: Ben Twist, Director of Creative Carbon Scotland

Panelists: Mairi Claire Bowser (Production Buyer),

Linda Fraser (Co-Manager BECTU Vision

Simon Cook (Director of Re-Set Scenery)

-15.00-15.30 Refreshments break

-15.30-16.00 New Avenues for Research, Policy, and Practice: UNFCCC/UNESCO Initiative

-16.00-16.30 DISCUSSION: (How) is the Digital Future Green?

-16.30-17.00 Next Up for the GGMN: Conversations Across Disciplines

Panelists: Joanne Garde-Hansen and Jessica Savage (University of Warwick)

-17.00-17.30 Wrap up and Debrief