‘My Green Idea’ video competition results announced
29 April 2010
This spring, UCL Communications ran the ‘My Green Idea’ video competition for students and staff at UCL and the Union to submit their ideas for how they can cut carbon emissions by 10% in 2010.
The winner for best overall
film went to Zoe Powell for her
video on ‘greenwash’ and consumerism that wastes large amounts of energy. The
judges praised her film as ‘hard-hitting and inspired’ and ‘complex, multilevel
and multifaceted’. Watch the film below.
The best green idea went to Rita
Issa for her encouragement of
students to seek alternative forms of transport other than flying. The judges
said it was a ‘good sustainability idea with a likely large impact on carbon
and presented in an engaging manner’. Watch the film.
The most inventive production went to Thomas O Leith for his animated piece on seven simple actions to cut our carbon footprint. Judges noted the film’s
stylish and illustrative suggestions’, with ‘a variety of good sustainability
ideas presented in a high quality format’. Watch the film.
Honourable mentions went to the films of:
Richard D Soames
The judges panel was comprised of:
- Andrew Grainger - Director of UCL Estates & Facilities
- Prof Mark Maslin – Director, Environment Institute
- The Bartlett’s Green Action Team – headed by Dr Marcella Ucci, Lecturer in Facility and Environment Management
- Mike Yorke – Film-maker and Ethnographic film-making course tutor
- Diana Hawk – UCLU Green Champion (PG Development worker)
- Craig Griffiths – UCLU Environment & Ethics officer