Environmental Film Making

Concern: The effects of palm oil on the environment and biodiversity, ocean plastic damage to wildlife and bees role as pollinators and what’s threatening their existence.

Response: Students from Western Road; Kings Academy, Ringmer; Southover; Priory and South Malling schools are working together during September and October to make a 3 creative short films on the above topics. The young film makers are Joseph Mannering, Jacomo Higginbottom, Kyon Barnett, Evie Harris, Alaric Parry, Ben Hume, Huxley Thomas, Amelia Johnson, Edie Hitchmough, Ella Ferguson, Oliver Jack Frost, Liam Tucknott

Support: Depot to support young people to make, show and distribute the environmental films with expertise on the film topics from Daphne Lambert of Greencuisine Trust and Pauline Von Hellerman, Lewes Climate Hub and Claire Sumners of Plastic Free Seaford and regional Rep for Surfers against Sewage. The films will premier as part of Depot’s Green Festival in November running in tandem with the United Nations Climate Conference COP26.

Watch this space!