The event was an opportunity for suppliers to showcase their latest developments in sustainable technology, but it also meant that crew members also had the opportunity to get up close and personal with new equipment such as batteries and hydrogen so that they can better understand how this technology works.
Small independent suppliers are the backbone of our industry, the late night phone calls and last minute changes of mind are all things they understand as being the norm when delivering a service to productions. Without them, sets wouldn’t be powered, cast wouldn’t have anything to wear, and there would be no cameras to roll!
The major studios and streamers are becoming more ambitious with their environmental targets, and the focus is shifting to our supply chain.
But many of our key suppliers are independent businesses with limited resources so we need to ensure we give our supply chain sufficient support.
But all of these businesses are unique, and so in order for the industry to work together, we need to understand what the biggest barriers are for our key suppliers.
In the future, our suppliers will be put under greater scrutiny, we need to ensure we’re there to support them.
Production Guild Sustainability Working Group: