Sustainable Storytelling

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How decisions promoting sustainability during the writing/development process can produce on-screen moments that inspire audiences to embrace the realities of climate change, and to make sustainable choices within their own lives. 

SPEAKERS

Bruce Miller is the creator, showrunner, and executive producer of the critically-acclaimed, Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” based on Margaret Atwood’s groundbreaking novel, which is currently in production on season four. The series recently aired its third season on Hulu, and received 11 additional Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Writing for Miller.

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Bruce Miller
Showrunner
"The Handmaid's Tale"

Bonnie Wright is most known for her work as an actress playing Ginny Weasley in all eight of the Harry Potter films. Since graduating in writing and directing at University of the Arts London in 2012 she has gone on to direct many short films, music videos and commercials. From shorts that have premiered at Cannes and Tribeca Film Festival, to music videos on Nowness and most recently for Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson. Outside of directing Wright is a passionate advocate in the fight against single-use plastics and protecting our environment. 

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Bonnie Wright
Actress/Director
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Pamela Adlon famously voiced Bobby Hill on the animated comedy series King of the Hill, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award, and Ashley Spinelli on Recess. However, Adlon is most known for her roles on the comedy-drama series Californication and Louie, on which she was also a writer and producer. Her work on Louie garnered her four Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Since 2016, Adlon has starred as Sam Fox on the FX comedy-drama series Better Things, which she also co-created, writes, produces and directs. The series won a Peabody Award, and she has been nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Pamela Adlon
Actor/Writer/Producer
"Better Things"
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JC Coccoli is an American comedienne, writer, and producer. Equally mindful and explosive, her award-winning productions come from the heart and are both engaging and cry your eyes out funny. Her TV background includes writing and producing for CBS, Comedy Central, FunnyorDie, HULU, Maker Studios, Lifetime, MTV and VH1. 

JC Coccoli
Climate Comedienne

Rosalind Helfand is an expert in environmental and social policy, strategy, and advocacy with extensive mutlidisciplinary experience. Over 20 years, Rosalind’s led successful election campaigns for local officials and worked on a number of successful environmental conservation campaigns.

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Rosalind Helfand
Environmental Policy Advisor
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Adriana has experience working in various areas of the film industry. Beginning her film career as part of an elite Agent Trainee program at Creative Artists Agency, she spent formative years learning the ins and outs of Hollywood. Moving onto 20th Century Fox as a Creative Executive, she worked on a multitude of films. In 2018, Adriana joined Scott Budnick at One Community, where continues to develop and produce content with a focus on social impact messaging.

Adriana Ambriz
Creative Vice President 
One Community
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MOIRA GRIFFIN is a producer and strategist based in Los Angeles for New Bumper and Paint Filmworks in partnership with writer/director Marshall Tyler, a newly launched production company working to develop diverse auteur creators across all platforms. As the former Executive Director of Production & Creative Labs for 21st Century Fox, she was charged with furthering Fox’s goals to create content that reflected the company’s global audience by attracting diverse storytellers, while positioning the film and television studios as well as the network as the home of innovative storytelling. 

Moira Griffin
Producer/Strategist 
New Bumper and Paint Filmworks

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