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Course Language: English

Sustainability and the Film Industry

Start Date: July 8th

About This Course

In this course, you will receive an introduction to sustainability and the film industry.

Course Staff

Dörte Schneider Garcia

Dörte Schneider Garcia is of German origin but has been working and living in Portugal since the year 2000. Film editor by education (Film University Konrad Wolf, Potsdam, Germany), she worked as an assistant director for 2 decades. In late 2020 Dörte attended a green consultant course at Stuttgart’s Media University, where she received her certificate. Nowadays she is mostly focusing on knowledge transfer through courses, workshops and masterclasses, in collaborations with, amongst others, Universidade Lusófona, FEST filmlab, BECTU Vision Scotland, FOCAL, KIPA – Polish producers’ association, International Film School Cologne. Dörte is a member of the German Green Consultants’ Association BVGCD.


This course will have 3 modules:

  • Climate Literacy
  • Initiatives in the film industry
  • Green Filmmaking