Wednesday, November 14, 2007

film + television + print:
Independent Spirit Awards Go Green

Sean Penn + Robin Wright Penn at 2007 Spirit Awards

Green-mania is taking over every corner of Hollywood, from mainstream celebs and media to the independents. The Independent Spirit Awards just announced that they are going Eco-friendly from head to toe for their 2008 event in February.

The Oscars of the Indie's plans to show some serious love for the environment from everything ranging from food preparation and type of food served, to making use of recycled print materials, biodiesel-fueled generators, and offering its attendees a ride-share program.

In addition, the company partnered with B-side to offer voting members a mean by which to check out nominated films through online streaming, and allow such users to vote online to avoid paper waste.
The nominees are slated to be announced on November 27, 2007.

The celeb studded event is set to take place Feb. 23 in Santa Monica.

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