The Sustainable Production Forum is presented by Creative BC’s Reel Green™ initiative.

What is the Sustainable Production Forum?

The Sustainable Production Forum (SPF) is a global conference that shines a spotlight on accelerating sustainability in the motion picture industry. This annual gathering is a veritable hub of knowledge and innovation, bringing together influential figures from the film and television world, finance, government, and nonprofit organizations who are committed to creating real and lasting change in the decarbonization of content creation.

SPF in a Nutshell

Each year, the Sustainable Production Forum features a wide range of premium programming, encompassing both in-person and virtual events. From high-profile keynotes and engaging fireside chats to thought-provoking moderated panels and skill-building workshops, SPF offers an array of opportunities for professionals to gain insights and collaborate on sustainability initiatives. This isn’t just another conference; SPF is a community of changemakers working towards a greener, more sustainable future for entertainment.

SPF23 Vancouver: Accelerating Sustainability and Decarbonization

One standout event on SPF’s annual calendar is SPF23 Vancouver, an in-person conference dedicated to accelerating sustainability and decarbonization in content creation. This full-day event is a testament to SPF’s commitment to fostering tangible change. It’s a day filled with premium industry programming and attendees can expect to leave with a wealth of knowledge and new connections.

How did it all start?

In 2016, the Sustainable Production Forum was launched under the visionary leadership of Zena Harris, President of Green Spark Group, to provide a platform for industry leaders and advocates to connect and share sustainability stories, igniting a transformative journey in the motion picture industry’s sustainability landscape. SPF’s early days were marked by strong support from essential partners, including Creative BC and the Vancouver International Film Festival, which laid the foundation for a vibrant community committed to sustainability in the entertainment industry.

Join the Community

As the entertainment industry continues to evolve and adapt to the challenges of our time, it’s clear that sustainability is a top priority. SPF is a leading force in this movement, offering a platform for professionals to gather, exchange ideas, and drive real change. If you’re passionate about the future of entertainment and want to be part of the solution, SPF23 Vancouver is the place to be.

SPF23 Vancouver will be held at the VIFF Centre on October 18, 2023. To learn more about SPF23 Vancouver and to view the conference agenda, visit their website.