The event, which will take place on 5 October, will include a presentation from the BBC’s R&D consumer media technology team, The Blue Room, with research on the carbon cost of the television and associated technologies - revealing where the potential savings can be found.
Introduced by BBC journalist Babita Sharma and hosted by BBC chief content officer Charlotte Moore, it will also include a session with BBC Studios on the latest sustainable production practices.
Charlotte Moore said: “There’s never been a more important moment for creative people to come together and share ideas about how we can engage with climate change.
“Building on what we’ve learnt so far I hope this event will encourage greater collaboration and conversation, as I believe together we have an opportunity to enrich our content, stay relevant to audiences and play our role in looking after the planet we all call home.”
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The event, which will be delivered by BBC Academy, will be supported by the RTS, Albert, BFI, Creative England and the Creative Industries Federation.
It will take place a few weeks before November’s UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). At the BBC event, attendees will hear the latest audience insights; tips from practitioners and technologists; thoughts from those on the climate frontline; and discussion about how the creative sector can adapt to the changing demands of sustainable production while exploring the creative opportunities of including climate and sustainability themes in output.
Programme makers will also be invited to a session with experts from Bafta-backed sustainability project Albert who will discuss and share best practice in attaining Albert environmental certification for shows.
More information is available here: https://bit.ly/ccfestivalwebsite