Tree Media is most known for our climate feature documentaries with Leonardo DiCaprio. We have also created a film on peace with President Mikhail Gorbachev as well as done grassroots films on community democracy and nature rights as well as the urban farming movement.
Ice on Fire investigates the methane threat in the arctic and introduced the concept of carbon sequestration. Ice on Fire premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival and was Directed by Leila Conners and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. Produced by Mathew Schmid, George DiCaprio and Leonardo DiCaprio. For HBO.
The Arrow of Time tracks the events leading up to and proceeding the fall of the Berlin Wall through the eyes of the cold warriors who played central roles spanning from World War II, to the Cold War and the post-Cold War arrangements between the United States, the former Soviet Union and Western Europe. Through it all we are reminded by nuclear holocaust survivor Setsuko Thurlow of the terrors of nuclear weapons. Premiered at the Zürich International Film Festival.
When everything collapses, plant your field of dreams. Urban Roots follows the urban farming phenomenon in Detroit. A timely, moving and inspiring film that speaks to a nation grappling with collapsed industrial towns and the need to forge a sustainable and prosperous future. Created by Tree Media, produced by Mathew Schmid, Leila Conners and Mark McInnis. Premiered at the Reykjavik International Film Festival 2013.
If you live in a corporate state, the only thing left is to dismantle it and build something new. Feature doc featuring Thomas Linzey of the Community Environment Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) about the growing community rights / democracy movement in the United States. Essential path forward in the face of the oligarchy. Directed by Leila Conners, produced by Mathew Schmid. Premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival 2016.
The 11th Hour features over 50 people across many disciplines to discuss the state of climate change and the state of the world and how to change toward a path to sustainability. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. Directed by Leila Conners and Nadia Conners. Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Leila Conners, Brian Gerber, Chuck Castleberry. Premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival 2007.