Climate Story Lab

Raising Aniya (feature doc)

Directed by John Fiege, Produced by Christopher Lucas, Walter Hull & Anita Grabowski

A teenage African dancer in Houston must draw on her community and her own resilience when she sets out to choreograph a performance about environmental justice and her experience with Hurricane Harvey.

Swampscapes (multiplatform project using VR)

Directed & Produced by Juan Carlos Zaldivar, Elizabeth Miller and Kim Grinfeder

SwampScapes is an immersive journey to remote regions of the Everglades that invites users to consider the complexity between humans and this extraordinary ecosystem in an era of severe climate changes.

Greta Vs Climate (feature doc)

Directed by Nathan Grossman, Produced by Cecilia Nessen and Fredrik Heinig

Greta starts a school strike for the climate. With determination she wants to show the adult world that if they don’t care about her future on earth, why should she care about her future in school? In just a few months her strike evolves into a global movement and Greta goes from being a quiet Swedish girl with Asperger's syndrome to a world famous activist.

Drenched (podcast series)

Director Maeve McGoran, Producer Kate Stein, Co-host/reporter Gwen Thompkins

Drenched (working title) is a new multimedia project bringing together citizens who want to take the responsibility for saving our communities into our own hands. It’s a manual for living with sea level rise, for taking action to prevent further climate change, for forging connections between communities on the front lines, around the U. S. and all over the world.

Greener Pastures (feature doc)

Director Sam Mirpoorian, Producers Andrew Cohn + Sam Mirpoorian

American farmers are dealing with more economic hardship and more pressure than ever before; Globalization, mechanization, and climate change have left farmers at a dark crossroad. Greener Pastures is an immersive and intimate dive into the lives of four American families from fall to harvest, tracking the rise of suicide rates and growing mental health issues among Midwestern farmers.

Signal (3 part series)

Director Kelly Nyks, Producer Tad Fettig

SIGNAL chronicles an outlier crew of Wall Street insiders as they investigate whether we are on the brink of the largest financial failure ever seen. Their relentless search for the signals of a climate-crash weaves the economics, politics and psychologies of markets with insights from the sharpest minds in climate.

Climate Woke (short form episodic)

Director Jesús Iniguez & Producer Layel Camargo

Host and investigative enthusiast Layel Camargo, with the occasional co-host, uses satire, comedy, and critical hope to amplify the realities of those facing the brunt of the climate crisis and offer collective solutions for a more sustainable future.

Think 100%: The Coolest Show on Climate Change (Short form episodic series & podcast)

Director Liz Havstad & Producer Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Think 100% is a content and media platform from Hip Hop Caucus, that tells stories and reaches new audiences on climate change and just and sustainable solutions for our communities and planet. Think 100% delivers the coolest leaders on climate, powerful storytelling, and community-driven solutions.

Necessity: Oil, Water, and Climate Resistance (Doc series + short form episodic)

Directors Jan Haaken, Samantha Praus, Producers Jasmine Eppelsheimer, Frann Michel, David Cress

In a climate emergency, is civil disobedience a necessity? Grounded in people and places at the heart of the climate crisis, NECESSITY traces the legal fight in Minnesota against the expansion of pipelines carrying toxic tar sands oil through critical waterways in North America.

Newtok (Short form)

Director Katie Basile, Producers Patrick White & Paul Charles (Newtok Village Council)

As the climate warms, the West Coast of Alaska is eroding away, taking whole communities with it. When a storm hits the remote Alaska Native (Yup’ik) village of Newtok, Albertina Charles is terrified of flooding and the encroaching river bank. She and her son, Bosco, share their anxiety and grief over the loss of their home and their plans for the future. Our story highlights the grassroots effort by the community of Newtok to move to safety while maintaining geographical roots and a subsistence way of life.

Breathe (Mixed Reality)

Made by Diego Galafassi, Lisa Holmqvist, Jesper Kurlandsky & Jess Engel (SWE)

We live in an ocean of air. When air first filled your lungs, everything changed. Without air, birds would plummet from the sky, plants would wither and we humans would suffocate. As we breathe in and out, air mingles with our bodily tissues, filling the lungs and oxygenating the blood. Air knows no borders.

BREATHE is a mixed-reality application that uses body movement, gesture and breath to immerse participants in the story of air.

Meat The Future (Feature Doc)

Written, Directed, Produced by Liz Marshall; Production Manager & Impact Co-Producer Jessica Jennings; Executive Producer Janice Dawe; Consulting Executive Producer Chris Hegedus.

Reinventing meat is a tipping point that could change the world. Revealing challenges and breakthroughs and posing a myriad of questions about the future, this urgent and timely character-driven documentary explores the advent of real meat without the need to raise and slaughter animals.