Short Film Series
Tree Media has created short film series about pressing issues of our time and shown pathways forward. From pollinators to biomimicry, to first nations testimony and more.
This series, featuring Nate Hagens, brings the full scope of Nate's view of the impact of energy on the economy. He discusses the idea of the great simplification and what it means for humanity.
Tree Media and The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy have teamed up to follow events in the Middle East as told by stakeholders and leaders from the region. Our first subject concerns water, access to water and the prevention of a potential water conflict over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ( GERD ).
The plight of the pollinators is the subject of this series and the actions we can take to ensure their survival and that of humans and ecosystems everywhere. Three films on the plight of pollinators and the actions we can take to ensure their survival and that of humans and ecosystems everywhere. EP 1 Premiered at the National Press Club in Washington DC and is narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio. EP 2 premiered at the Miami Film Festival and is narrated by Walton Goggins. Ep. 3 is narrated by Carrie-Anne Moss.. Directed by Mathew Schmid, Produced & Edited by Leila Conners, Executive Produced by Laura Cox and George DiCaprio.
Green World Rising is a series of short films on the state of climate and solutions to the climate crisis. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Directed by Leila Conners, Produced by Mathew Schmid and presented by Thom Hartmann. Executive Produced by George DiCaprio and Roee Sharon Peled. All the films of Green World Rising are for global distribution, free to the public and hold a Creative Commons License Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International.
Driving Fashion Forward is a series of short films on sustainability and design sponsored by Lexus. Featuring Amber Valletta, the series highlights designers, models and fashion brands and how they are innovating and finding solutions to problems such as toxics, waste, human rights issues and impacts to climate change by the fashion industry.
Biomimicry is a 20-minute film featuring Janine Benyus. It premiered at SXSWEco to a standing ovation. Biomimicry, the practice of looking deeply into nature for solutions to engineering, design and other challenges, has inspired a film about it's ground-breaking vision for creating a long-term, sustainable world. This film covers how mimicking nature solves some of our most pressing problems, from reducing carbon emissions to saving water; and gives Janine the space to explain these subtle yet powerful solutions.
Eight films recording the Testimony of the Iroquois as they strive to uphold the traditions and the legacy of their people while also protecting their relationship and care for the Earth. Directed by Leila Conners, Produced by Mathew Schmid. Executive Produced by George DiCaprio and Roee Sharon Peled.