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The Complete Film Production Handbook, 4th Edition by Eve Light Honthaner

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Chapter 31

 

Greener Filmmaking

 

INTRODUCTION

 

In case you haven’t heard, the hottest new color around town (any town) is “green,” and after years of creating tremendous amounts of waste, the entertainment industry has finally jumped on the eco-bandwagon to establish and promote more environmentally responsible operating procedures. As someone who’s been a recycler for as long as I can remember, I’m amazed at how quickly we passed “GO” and went from merely recycling used paper, bottles and cans in the production office to a climate where entire sets are now being reused or recycled, to where actors insist on driving hybrid rental vehicles and entire new studios are being built utilizing the most advanced green technologies, like Toronto’s Filmport ...

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