Water is our lifeblood. No species can live without it. But humankind’s callous destruction of our rivers, oceans and waterways is having a devastating impact on this vital resource. From pollution and plastic to dwindling fish stocks, there are many issues that need immediate action. And that’s what groups of passionate individuals around the world […]
With the rise of new business models and structures, and the frenetic advance of exponential technologies like 3d printing, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering and big data, the world as we know it is set to radically transform. The films in this year’s Transitions Film festival paint a picture of a society in flux and will […]
Health, wellness and personal transformations, a new stream at this year’s Transitions Film Festival
Our world is full of noise, distractions and personal trials. In these life-changing moments, personal stories told through film are a reminder there’s a silver lining in every circumstance – sometimes it just takes courage and persistence to find it. At the Transitions Film Festival, we’re showcasing films that aim to inspire and uplift – […]
How do we reduce our deadly reliance on fossil fuel energy? It’s a question our governments are struggling to answer. But in the absence of significant action from the top, there are people on the ground dedicating their lives to solving the problems of resource sustainability and scarcity. There are communities in Australia rising up […]
Transitions Film Festival is super excited to partner with Greenpeace Australia Pacific for this year’s Transitions Film Festival. They will be presenting the Sydney screening of How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change on March 10th at Orpheum Cinema in Cremorne. We spoke to Kristian Barron from […]
Dr Angus Hervey is a science communicator, with a background in environmental economics and international political economy. He holds a PhD in environmental economics from the London School of Economics, and is the co-founder of Future Crunch, a forum for critical debate on the transition from the industrial to the digital era. He is also […]
Ula is the Campaign Lead for Oxfam Australia’s food, climate and land justice work. For the past decade or so, she has worked as an advocate, campaigner, researcher and communicator within the environmental and international development sectors. What is your current role at Oxfam and what does it involve? I’m super lucky as I have […]
Winner of Australian retailer of the year in 2015 and an Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability in 2014 and 2015, Peta Granger, Director of Lush Australia and New Zealand, is using the power of commerce to create systemic change. Lush Handmade Cosmetics uses environmentally, ethically sourced products and sustainable packaging. Under Peta’s direction, Lush […]
Guest post. Green Agenda had the opportunity to preview three of the films being shown at the Festival and talk to the filmmakers. We recommend the films we saw and the festival as a whole. In particular, we were keen to discuss the concept of transition and, in this time of significant change, how do we ensure that transitions are making a more equitable and sustainable world.
Managing Director of Australia’s first ever customer-owned bank and winner of the Richard Pratt CEO Banksia Award for his contribution and commitment to sustainability, Damien Walsh knows a thing or two about creating positive change. We spoke to Damien about how his work is leading the way to a better world. What is your current role […]
Award winning filmmaker and eco-activist Shalini Kantayya (USA) will open the 5th annual Transitions Film Festival with the Australian Premiere of her feature documentary Catching the Sun.
The Transitions Film Festival trailer 2016 is here! The films in this year’s festival emphasise the themes of discovery, purpose, innovation, impact and the #ideasbloom that will shape the future of our society and civilisation.