Albatross the film – translating grief through art inspires global #beatplasticpollution movement

Some of the key images that have caught our hearts have been the result of some tireless individuals, who with artistic skills have been translating the throw-away-and-forget horror of our modern way of life. I'm sharing news that in a few days, a lead artist against pollution, photographer Chris Jordan, whose images early on impressed initial horror and grief on the state of our oceans, is releasing his feature length film Albatross free to the world on World Ocean's Day June 8, 2018.

The Dilemma of Filming Beauty: a guest post by Cathy Fitzgerald

I've been so very fortunate that my eco art 'Hollywood' forest project is online - former film lecturer, Dr. Cat Lupton of the UK based Earthlines review, saw my project from afar and has since commissioned me to write an article on the film element of my eco art practice (see above to read it).…Read more The Dilemma of Filming Beauty: a guest post by Cathy Fitzgerald

Ecocentric cinema by Andrew Denton

https://vimeo.com/33753042 One of the filmmakers I met in Melbourne at the ASLEC-ANZ Regarding the Earth: Ecological Vision in Word and Image 2012 conference was Andrew Denton, who is a senior digital design lecturer at AUT Auckland. I was delighted to see his work as he like me is a NZer and often examines forests in…Read more Ecocentric cinema by Andrew Denton