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Green Tease: Environmental and Green Issues Pitch

Sustainability in Film – November Fortnight 1

Can you speak passionately about environmental issues? We’re looking for new talent from across Scotland who can take environmental news stories, both global and local and turn them into engaging videos for BBC The Social.

Whether you’re a budding film maker, engaged in tackling climate change or looking for new ways to communicate about sustainability, why not turn your hand to this exciting creative challenge?

In this opportunity and Green Tease event, run by Creative Carbon Scotland and hosted by BBC The Social, we’re inviting you to produce short (90 second) videos about environmental stories and share your video with arts and sustainability practitioners during the event, with the chance of your footage being showcased on the BBC The Social platform.


Take a link from the list of stories below and make a 90 second video that sums up the story making it relatable to the BBC The Social’s young (18+) audience. Further information, tips and resources for making your video are available here.

We’ll then screen and discuss some of the videos during the Green Tease event with some videos being selected to be showcased on the BBC The Social platform.


The latest DSLR is NOT essential for making videos for The Social. Many contributors use their phone to record or a small point and click camera. As long as it can shoot HD and the audio it captures is clear and audible. There are simple ways for you to light your shots without expensive kit and there are plenty of free software alternatives.

Links to stories

France Bans disposable plastic for takeaways

Scottish Solar Farm

Scottish Renewable Energy

Trump pulls out Paris Agreement

Heating Oceans

What if Earth warms by 2 degrees

Does Recycling Make A Difference


Check out examples of BBC The Social content 

Video submission and event registration

Please submit your video via this form by midday on Thursday 23rd November for potential screening at the Green Tease event. Your video will not be published online without further discussion and permission.

This event is free to attend but spaces are limited so please make sure you register in advance to avoid disappointment.

Interested in attending without producing video content yourself? That’s fine! Come along and contribute your thoughts and ideas to how film and media can contribute to a more sustainable Scotland.

Film & media fortnight

This event is part of our film and media focused fortnight taking place this November, including Green Tease: More films about Food and Farming. And Water… with Aimara Reques producer of the extraordinary documentary Aquarela on 15th November and free carbon literacy training with BAFTA’s Albert on 22nd November. Find out more here.


Creative Carbon Scotland is committed to actively promoting accessibility, equality and inclusivity in all of our work. The venue for this event is wheelchair accessible. If you require further access support please contact


27th November 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Viewing Theatre, BBC Scotland
40 Pacific Quay
Glasgow, G51 1DA
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