Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Hugh Jackman Applauds New Zealand Green Screen Initiative

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Earlier this year, while filming for the new X-Men film Wolverine in Queenstown, New Zealand, producers for the flick decided to participate in a trial run of a new initiative designed to reduce the impact of movie production waste on the region.

The case study proved so successful, that Queenstown’s government this week released a ‘Green Screen Guide and Directory’ tailor-made for the region and “reflecting the national industry’s highly regarded, cutting edge ‘green screen’ philosophy.”

As a result of on-site auditing and consulting, the Wolverine production managed to divert 92% of its 670 tonnes created from landfills; saving almost $55,000 in the process.

Actor Hugh Jackman weighed in on the effort saying, “It’s great to be a part of a project that benefits the local economy while looking after the environment. The cast and crew really got behind this initiative, and we are proud to be a part of the new generation of sustainable filmmakers.”

All future film projects taking place in the region will be provided the ‘Green Screen Guide’ — outlining detailed information about how to recycle in the various departments of a film production – from art and construction to special effects.

via Queenstown.com

Like us on Facebook:

Vegans who campaign against fur are upset that Aritzia is using fake fur but real down

You know how we won’t shut up about how ineffective single issue campaigns are, including the ones against fur?


LA schools fuck up, reintroduce flavoured milk as a healthy option

Cafeterias have become pilot programs for whether or not strawberry and chocolate milk is the way to make more money on our youth.


Dallas is afraid of a little vegan brisket

Uh oh Dallas, have you been shown that you don’t need animals to make a mean barbecue?