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Run To Today's Olympic Music Challenge

Article: Run To Today's Olympic Music Challenge

You may already be familiar with a band called Belle and Sebastian and their classic folksy alt rock ditty, “Stars of Track and Field.” With this week’s move from swimming into track and field at the Olympics, we thought we’d celebrate by seeing what stars of track and field you are. Try this on for…

Will Ferrell's Green Team

Article: Will Ferrell's Green Team

Will Ferrell has been making hilarious video shorts for awhile now. His latest creation is a spoof on over-the-top environmentalists who are seen to be invasive in their attempts to convince others to be more aware of their environmental impacts. This latest video features Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly And Adam Mckay playing the parts…

Environmental Charities At Global Giving Green

Article: Environmental Charities At Global Giving Green

Donating money and volunteering time are two noble paths to improving the world and yourself. If you have the will, you can magnify your contributions immensely by picking the right charity to support. Global Giving Green excels in the ability to discern the charities whose missions make the greatest positive impact. Sundance Channel’s Eco-mmunity proudly…

Sonic Fabric Inventor Update

Article: Sonic Fabric Inventor Update

WHAT WE NEED IS TO NEED LESS Written By Alyce Santoro In spring of 2007, the Sundance Channel visited my studio in far west Texas to document my “sonic fabric” project for the “Create” episode of BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET. At the time, I was a newcomer to this part of the world.…

'Be An Earthkeeper Hero' Video Contest

Article: 'Be An Earthkeeper Hero' Video Contest

Are you personally invested in a healthy environment? Do you carefully consider how your lifestyle affects the earth? If the answer is yes, then you are probably an Earthkeeper Hero. You should be recognized for your notable efforts. If you enter the ‘Be An Earthkeeper Hero’ Contest, you might just win some cool prizes: Timberland…

BIG IDEAS in School Classroom

Article: BIG IDEAS in School Classroom

The kids of Greensboro Day School display their team spirit as they work on their BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET Creating BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET was a very challenging project to produce. The need to spread environmental awareness about the specific people and businesses who are working to positively reshape our world…

Loomstate For Barneys Green Party Recap

Article: Loomstate For Barneys Green Party Recap

Celebrate THE GREEN. Tune in, Turn On and Drop Off your t-shirt for Loomstate Barneys [www.barneys.com]. Recently, Sundance Channel filmed parties that celebrated the Loomstate for Barneys Green t-shirt recycling initiative. Sundance Channel was an integral partner on this program as was Lexus, whose hybrid vehicles embody the importance of sustainability. You can read more…

Environmental Journalism With Amanda Griscom Little

Article: Environmental Journalism With Amanda Griscom Little

Amanda Griscom Little, one of the advisory board members of Sundance Channel’s environmental programming block THE GREEN, is a talented and convivial journalist who understands the importance of asking good questions and listening carefully to the answers given. Recently, Amanda was invited to guest lecture for an environmental journalism class at Bowdoin College. On the…

This Week On THE GREEN: RECYCLE

Article: This Week On THE GREEN: RECYCLE

Recycling is an industrial process that closely mirrors the processes of nature that purify the air, water and soil on the planet. Nature cannot setup new ways of providing carbon dioxide for plants to fuel photosynthesis with, nature must always rely upon other organisms that breathe out carbon dioxide with every breath. The very concept…

This Week On THE GREEN: FASHION

Article: This Week On THE GREEN: FASHION

Fashion represents a good portion of how we see ourselves as a community of human beings. Fashion helps to create role models for the youth in society. Seeing a string of celebrities treading the red carpet at the Oscars makes a big impact on the desires and dreams that the average person sets for themselves.…

GREEN PORNO Teaser

Article: GREEN PORNO Teaser

Isabella Rossellini wandered into the world of insects by accident when she was trying to save one of her favorite garden plants. As she studied a species of insects that she was intending to use in a symbiotic fashion (saving her plant), she became interested in the intricate and mysterious world of insects. Being in…

THE GOOD FIGHT Website Launch

Article: THE GOOD FIGHT Website Launch

Simran Sethi, a rising star in journalism, has officially launched her web exclusive show, THE GOOD FIGHT [www.sundance.tv]. Sundance Channel is proud to be working with Simran to bring you important environmental justice stories on the web. The official site is up and ready for you to check it out now. If you are interested…

UPDATE: What's The Big Idea? Contest

Article: UPDATE: What's The Big Idea? Contest

April is the month of rebirth in nature. Take one look outside and you can probably see all the new buds biding their time before bursting forth flowers and leaves. This backdrop seems quite appropriate for the “What’s The Big Idea?” contest, where people just like you can submit an idea to save the planet…

You Can Buy BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET: Season 1 DVDs

Article: You Can Buy BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET: Season 1 DVDs

Now you can collect the entire first season of BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET. Previously unavailable for purchase on DVD, Art Alliance America is helping to spread environmental information through this Sundance Channel original series. The DVD set will be officially available on Earthday, April 22. The Arts Alliance America website does accept pre-orders…

Tune In. Turn On. Drop Off

Article: Tune In. Turn On. Drop Off

BARNEYS NEW YORK CO-OP, LOOMSTATE AND SUNDANCE CHANNEL ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF NATIONAL T-SHIRT RECYCLING PROGRAM Donated T’s to be “Re-Fashioned” into Loomstate for Barneys Green Holiday 2008 Collection Recycling Bins For Your Old T-shirts New York, NY – As part of the Season 2 kick-off of “The Green” on Sundance Channel, the network has partnered…

GARBAGE WARRIOR Screening

Article: GARBAGE WARRIOR Screening

The second season of THE GREEN has arrived at long last. Tuesday, starting at 9PM, make sure to tune into Sundance Channel and start learning about your world’s environment. Image 1 From The Screening Of Garbage Warrior (Photo Credit – Godlis) The first week of THE GREEN features the incredibly inspiring Eco-Documentary GARBAGE WARRIOR. The…

Event In Kansas To Support Town Of Greensburg

Article: Event In Kansas To Support Town Of Greensburg

In honor of the upcoming original series, THE GOOD FIGHT, Simran Sethi will be moderating a fundraising event dedicated to the restoration and improvement of a small town that was nearly obliterated by dangerous weather events. Simran Sethi, host of the Sundance Channel, THE GREEN will moderate a panel on the green redesign of tornado…

Catch BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET

Article: Catch BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET

The second season of BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET will be airing as a part of the Sundance Channel’s THE GREEN. Tune in on Tuesday, April 1st. To whet your appetite for this season of THE GREEN, Sundance Channel will be streaming the first episode of BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET on our…

SEASON 2 Of THE GREEN Coming Soon

Article: SEASON 2 Of THE GREEN Coming Soon

SUNDANCE CHANNEL’S THE GREEN™ PRESENTED BY ROBERT REDFORD RETURNS FOR SECOND SEASON LEXUS AND CITI SMITH BARNEY RETURN AS CO-PRESENTERS OF THE PRIMETIME DESTINATION “Big Ideas for a Small Planet” and New Documentaries to Premiere April 1st, 2008 at 9:00 pm e/p Season To Kick Off With “BIG IDEAS FOR A SMALL PLANET: Power” and…

Simran Sethi Hosts Upcoming Environmental Event

Article: Simran Sethi Hosts Upcoming Environmental Event

Simran Sethi, the host of THE GREEN, is an inspired journalist who covers stories that most news outlets would not consider investigating. In collaboration with Uptown Magazine, Simran Sethi is investigating how cultural differences play a part in the green movement going on around the world. “Join a panel of A-list personalities, nationally recognized environmentalists…

Energy Star Home Video

Article: Energy Star Home Video

In an effort to expand people’s consciousness on green topics, Sundance Channel is happy to promote the activities of Energy Star and The Environmental Protection Agency. We hope you enjoy the video and think it is great that Energy Star is making it easier for every day Americans to learn about the green lifestyle choices…

Oceana Video For Valentine's Day

Article: Oceana Video For Valentine's Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of multiple scientific reports indicating that the oceans may be on the brink of an irreversible collapse in as soon as a few decades, Oceana, the world’s largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the ocean, is asking for some extra love for the ocean this Valentine’s day. “The…

2008 Film Festival Awards

Article: 2008 Film Festival Awards

The 2008 Sundance Film Festival ended today with the Awards Ceremony. Staying true to this year’s theme “Film Takes Place,” the Festival honored films situated in distinct locales. From the Katrina-ravaged New Orleans of TROUBLE THE WATER to the war-ravaged Congo of THE GREATEST SILENCE: RAPE IN THE CONGO the documentary competition proved once again that poverty knows no borders, and that local history can be as devastating to people’s lives as the global struggles that cover the front pages.

5 Things That Have Changed At Sundance By Ari Gold

Article: 5 Things That Have Changed At Sundance By Ari Gold

Ari Gold has been to Sundance with three short films: FROG CROSSING in 1997, CULTURE in 1999, and HELICOPTER in 2001. He also came to Park City as an actor in the 2000 Festival feature GROOVE. This year Gold arrives at Sundance with his directorial feature debut; ADVENTURES OF POWER [www.adventuresofpower.com], unfolding the epic story of an air drummer on a mission.

1. Who’s dancing? Stop exchanging business cards for a few minutes, people.

Sundance Channel Green VIP Bag

Article: Sundance Channel Green VIP Bag

To celebrate the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and launch of the second season of THE GREEN, Sundance Channel has created the ultimate “GREEN BAG” to showcase some of today’s emerging brands who share a commitment to sustainable living. Our partners represent some of the best in eco-friendly living and prove that consumers don’t have to…