From 3,796 diapers to 43, 371 cans of soda to 28, 433 showers and everything in between,
cradle-to-grave consumption of the average American is literally laid out
before your very eyes in HUMAN FOOTPRINT.
Join us for a special
sneak preview and reception
Thursday, April 10, 8pm
291 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
see ticket info below
Tickets benefit the HUDSON VALLEY FILM COMMISSION – a 501 (C)(3) organization that creates sustainable economic development by attracting and supporting film, video and media production in the region.
ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas anchors the journey which reveals exactly how much each of us consumes and discards during a typical human lifetime on the planet Earth.
In 2007, the Hudson Valley Film Commission worked diligently to convince producers to film the highly anticipated American version of HUMAN FOOTPRINT in the Hudson Valley by referring locations, ideas and key crewmembers to UK based Touch Productions. They reacted swiftly by hiring local production crew and cast members. In addition to many location shoots throughout Ulster and Dutchess Counties, Touch used Tech City in Kingston for administrative offices, storage, workshop space, and shooting stages. The end result is National Geographic's groundbreaking HUMAN FOOTPRINT and major economic development for the region.
UK director Clive Maltby helmed the project with UK and local crews to create a series of dramatic, revealing and informative visual demonstrations to show exactly how much we consume and discard in a typical human lifetime. HUMAN FOOTPRINT is part of National Geographic Channel's Preserve Our Planet initiative – developed in collaboration with the National Geographic Society – dedicated to providing relevant conservation information and practical everyday tips across all platforms of the organization. For those who cannot make the screening, National Geographic Channel (NGC) will air the documentary on on Sunday, April 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
For complete information, visit HUMAN FOOTPRINT
About the Hudson Valley Film Commission:
The Hudson Valley Film Commission, working under the auspices of the Woodstock Film Festival, is a conduit for preproduction, production, and postproduction for filmmaking in the Hudson Valley/Catskill region. Support is provided throughout the year to studio features, independent features, print, new media, short films, student projects, and TV ads. The commission offers technical, location, and talent guidance, referrals, networking opportunities, email blasts, and promotion through press opportunities including the monthly e-newsletter, which is sent to 13,000 recipients. The HVFC has also referred several local projects to production companies and financial channels. In order to make information fully accessible, a free online production directory for local film professionals is provided and maintained online. See Hudson Valley Film Commission
Recent projects include: The Cake Eaters (directed by Mary Stuart Masterson) Stephanie Daley (with Oscar winners Tim Hutton and Tilda Swinton) The Night Listener (starring Robin Williams), The White Countess (extras ADR, directed by James Ivory), War of the Worlds (directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise), Before It Had a Name (starring Willem Dafoe), Dead Flowers (postproduction only, directed by Jim Jarmusch and starring Bill Murray, Sharon Stone, Jessica Lange.), The Thing About My Folks (starring Paul Reiser and Peter Falk), Down to the Bone (winner of two prizes at 2004 Sundance Film Festival), Personal Velocity (Grand Jury Prize at Sundance 2002), and much more.
The Hudson Valley Film Commission
is a 501 (C)(3) organization that
promotes sustainable economic development by attracting
and supporting film, video and media production in the Hudson Valley - Catskills.
The HVFC works under the auspices of the Woodstock Film Festival, which has a mission
to present an annual program and year-round schedule of film, music, and art-related
activities that promote artists, culture, inspired learning, and diversity.
Save the date: October 1-5 for the WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL