Producer Antonio Saillant to Join Green Festival as Moderator
Green Festivals Expo today announced that its panel, "Sustainable Solutions in the Entertainment Industry," will be selected by filmmaker Antonio Saillant. The panel will consists of a roster of highly regarded film industry people that are considered Eco-friendly, ranging from producers to celebrities - who will discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with creating sustainability in the entertainment industry in today's evolving marketplace. Angel Light Pictures, Producer Antonio Saillant will moderate.
Saillant has a strong background in sustainable and energy conservation in building design, construction and entertainment. He was the Director of Sustainability and Energy Consultant for Con Edison, one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the United States, and various pharmacological companies. He learned to combine his knowledge of the energy business with the entertainment industry in hopes of contributing to a more sustainable future in everything he accomplish. In that role Saillant led a team of over 50 building contracts.Saillant specializes in the facilitation of the sustainable energy in buildings, hospitals, sports facilities, banks, civic buildings and entertainment. He has served as a Consultant for Film Studios and Television Networks. Saillant has had a lifelong career in environmental policy and applied energy technologies. Filmmaker and Energy Engineer, Saillant, could very well be called a Renaissance man, a man with many talents.
The Green Festival in Los Angeles will run from September 25-27 and the Panel Discussion Schedule is as follows:
SATURDAY , SEPTEMBER 26
LOCATION: LA Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Panel: "Sustainable Solutions in the Entertainment Industry"
Description: Highlight and celebrate advances for creating sustainability within the entertainment industry. This is an opportunity to brainstorm ideas and Eco solutions for studios and all stages of production. Undertake a new systematic approach to influence change in future projects to better the impact of environmental communications in all media. Use these to inform new creative work on multi-media sustainable communications.
Conclusion: Organizations should all continue to promote environmental messaging in the entertainment world. These efforts should be supported, funded and extended to ensure that the sustainability message is embedded in all existing entertainment vehicles.
Join us for a discussion on how the sustainability is changing viewing habits of audiences present both challenges and opportunities for artists and filmmakers.
- Moderated by Antonio Saillant, Founder of Planet GreenFest and Angel Light Pictures.
In addition, Saillant, is the featured speaker that will take place April 25-26 at Green Festival in New York City. This will give great possibilities in Sustainability Leadership in The Motion Picture & The Television Industry.
Green Festival is the largest and longest-running sustainability event in the United States, now in our 14th year. Our mission is to bring together the world's most trusted companies, innovative speakers, national and local innovative businesses, conscious consumers and pioneering thinkers like yourself, in one place to promote the best in sustainability and green living. For more information visit: www.GreenFestivals.org.