Green Me

Green Me Global Festival

Los Angeles, USA

9. Green Me Global Festival in Los Angeles

October 17–23, 2016

9. Green Me Global Festival Los Angeles

The following has been planned for the week

Film Workshop (Monday 10/17/2016)

As part of the festival activities, we organize a film workshop for invited film schools. The idea is for a topic to be introduced to the participating schools and the participants are expected to shoot a short film that depicts the introduced topic. The short film has to be shot and screened within the festival period. Ten Los Angeles film schools have been invited to participate in the film workshop.

  • 1. Columbia College Hollywood
  • 2. LMU LA School of Film and Television
  • 3. CSULB Film & Electronic Arts Department
  • 4. Mount Saint University Los Angele

Address:

Landmark Regent Theatre
1045 Broxton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Press Conference (Monday 10/17/2016)

The festival will kick off on the 17th of October with a press conference.

Address:

German Consulate General
6222 Wilshire Blvd. #500
Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA

Boat Ride (Wednesday 10/19/2016)

A boat ride in Santa Monica has also been organised to take place on Wednesday. The boat ride will take off from Marina del Rey, close to Venice Beach and Santa Monica. Top executives will be invited to participate in the innovative and creative ride, with presentations from renowned environmentalists (Speaker: Maddalena Bearzi – Executive Director of Ocean Conversation Society).

Address:

181 Harbor drive by Redondo beach
Marina in the South Bay

Charity Gala Dinner (Friday 10/21/2016)

An additional introduction to the festival is the hosting of a charity gala dinner, which is being organized for the purpose of raising funds for the planned Green Me Foundation. We intend to have VIP executives from reputable organizations in attendance at the charity event.

Address:

Soho House
9200 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

Grand Opening (Saturday 10/22/2016)

The Grand Opening of the Green Me Global Festival for Sustainability LA will take place on Saturday 22nd October at the Regent Theatre. The welcome speech will be made by the festival president Nicolai Niemann, the opening speech by the German Consul General  Hans Jörg Neumann, followed by a speech from Elena Christopoulos, an environmental activist and Commissioner, City of Santa Monica. "Breath of Life" by Susan Kucera will be our opening film.

  • Opening Speech – Nicolai Niemann (Festival President)
  • Welcome Speech – Hans Jörg Neumann (German Consul General in L.A.)
  • Additional Speeches – Elena Christopoulos (Commissioner, City of Santa Monica)
  • Eva Hakasson (World fastest Motorbike rider)

Address:

Landmark Regent Theatre
1045 Broxton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Jury

  • Christoph Silber (Screenwriter, Producer, Regisseur)
  • Hans Jörg Neumann (German Consul General in LA)
  • Katharina Kowalewski (Actress)
  • Nicolai Niemann (Festival President)

Film Screening

For the past nine years, the Green Me festival has offered a platform for green films, green publicity and green economy. Movies with environmentally related topics from all over the world are evaluated and screened. In response to our call for entry, an impressive number of films have been received as submission for the Green Me Award. Movies depicting this year’s topic ‚ocean life/water‘ have been shortlisted for screening at the L.A. festival. Among the shortlisted films are:

Congress

The festival engages professional minds in panel discussions on diverse environmental topics. Different discussion sessions, showcasing our special topic for the year "Ocean | Life | Water" will be held during the festival. Notable environmental organisations in L.A have been invited to participate in the panels.

Marketplace

The Electro-Maxi-Scooter BMW C evolution is to be stationed at all our event venues in Los Angeles– the dynamic and athletic, clean and quiet Motorrad, which answers to increasingly heavy traffic, rising energy costs and positive environmental awareness. The BMW C Evolution blends dynamic performance and ease of riding with the benefits of a zero-emissions vehicle.

Award Night (Sunday 10/23/2016)

Finalising each festival is the award night, during which the best movies from different categories receive awards in prize money. The award night is always well attended by prestigious stakeholders of the TV and film industry.

Address:

Landmark Regent Theatre
1045 Broxton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA