[Filmfestivalresearch] Carbon Footprint at the San Sebastian IFF

Ger Zielinski ger.zielinski at ryerson.ca
Fri Aug 27 20:09:40 CEST 2021

Dear Festivalists,

The San Sebastian IFF recently announced its analysis and path towards a
greener festival.


A few of us are studying the environmental impact of film festivals, so
please share any similar initiatives on the part of festivals elsewhere.
That would be much appreciated.

All the best,

Ger Zielinski, MA, MFA, PhD (he/him)
Professional Communication, Ryerson University*
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3 Canada (by post)
RCC 325A, Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street (by courier/office)

Principal Investigator, SSHRC Insight Development Grant "Buffering Online
and Off"

"IN-SYNC OR NOT: Reflections on the Proliferation of Online Film Festivals
during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic" (2020, ZfM)

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taking place within our community about the name of the university and the
history it represents to our Indigenous community members.

We acknowledge that Toronto is in the 'Dish With One Spoon Territory’. The
Dish With One Spoon is a treaty between the Anishinaabe, Mississaugas and
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Subsequent Indigenous Nations and peoples, Europeans and all newcomers have
been invited into this treaty in the spirit of peace, friendship and

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