Finalists Announced for Bloomberg Green Docs Contest

Winner to be named at the Green Docs Film Festival on Oct. 26

October 18, 2022 –  Bloomberg Green announced today the finalists for its inaugural Bloomberg Green Docs competition. The documentary contest honors short films addressing the urgency of climate change.

The 2022 finalists are:
Forest Guardian by Anthony Ochieng Onyango
Land to Market by Andrew Bydlon
On a Wing and a Prayer by Nadia and Dominic Gill
Plant Based Planet by Whitney Beer-Kerr and Leona Lewis
The Farm Under the City by Jordan Carroll, Brett Chapman and Lewis Coates

The winner will be announced at the Green Docs Film Festival at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on October 26. During the event, all five finalists’ documentaries will be screened, which explore topics from regenerative agriculture, to climate activism, and food sustainability. The full agenda and link to register to attend can be found here.

The finalists were selected by a jury consisting of Ed Begley, Jr., Golden Globe and seven-time Emmy-nominated Actor; Oliver English, Filmmaker, Chef and Food Advocate, Common Table Creative; John Fraher, Senior Executive Editor, Bloomberg; Deanna A. Hence, Atmospheric Scientist; Sam Heughan, Actor; Anna Jane Joyner, Founder and Director, Good Energy; Eva Orner, Academy and Emmy Award-winning Filmmaker; Aaron Rutkoff, Executive Editor, Bloomberg Green; and Jill Tidman, Executive Director, The Redford Center.

The Bloomberg Green Docs contest accepts submissions of short documentary films that are no more than ten minutes in length on a topic related to nature, global warming, the outdoors or the environment.

The winner will be awarded a $25,000 grand prize.

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