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Inspiration Starters


Stuck for ideas? Here are a few examples of content we like that address at least one of our judging criteria



Comedy set in 2067 Britain, meat-eating is a thing of the past. Older generation reminisce about the horrors of a time when society deemed meat eating acceptable. The population is not vegan, rather the meat eaters are carnists. This is a great example of a narrative set in a specific timeframe to benefit the sustainability story.

Chipotle - back to the start

A simple 30 second commercial showing the industrial revolution and how returning to our roots would be beneficial to people and for the planet.

This advert is a great example of content provoking conversation about how our current ways of living are unsustainable. It gives the audience ideas about what we have to change that will positively affect our impact on the planet


Norwegian teen drama that has two distribution models: dropping shorts throughout the week on social media and a weekly round-up for those less glued to their devices.

This is an example of the format we will guide the competition winner to incorporate into production; a versitle modern approach to telling stories in the digital age across a series of platforms, each adding a fresh dimension to the story. It is also human, compelling and relatable to a young audience.


Practical solutions to environmental concerns are addressed with the hope that the filmmaker's daughter, 21 years old in the year 2040, will face a hopeful future.

2040 demonstrates lifestyles where both humans and planet thrive- giving the audience a vision of a way of living that is attractive and we would want for ourselves.

A Message from the future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

What if we actually pulled off a Green New Deal? What would the future look like? The Intercept presents a film narrated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and illustrated by Molly Crabapple. A great example of an alternative future using the latest insights about the impact of climate change.

Spoken word artist Prince Ea Short Film Showcase

Short film with a powerful case for protecting the planet and challenges the human race to create a sustainable future. A story with cultural cut-through, that when it launched was new and innovative, and more importantly, provokes emotional responses that get people talking and thinking about what this means for the way they live their life.