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Trees & Seas
Trees & Seas

MEET YOUR MODERATOR AND PANELISTS

WILLIAM PFEIFFER

Moderator William Pfeiffer is Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Globalgate Entertainment, and a Senior Advisor to Lionsgate. He is a pioneer of local-language film and television content production, distribution and TV channels. He is the Board President for Plastic Oceans International.

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CRAIG LEESON

Panelist – Craig Leeson is a master communicator who draws from over 30 years of experience as a journalist, filmmaker, activist and adventurer. He is the director of the award-winning documentary, A Plastic Ocean; and the soon-to-be-released, The Last Glaciers..

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SERGIO RAPU

Panelist -Sergio Mata’u Rapu has produced documentary specials and series that have aired on History Channel, Discovery, National Geographic, and PBS. EATING UP EASTER, his award-winning directorial debut, was screened around the world and broadcast in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Germany, and France..

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DEIA SCHLOSBERG

Panelist – Deia Schlosberg made national news in October, 2016, when she was arrested and charged with 45 years’ worth of felonies for filming the #ShutItDown pipeline protest in North Dakota. The Story of Plastic, released in 2020, marked her feature directorial debut.

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LOUIE SCHWARTZBERG

Panelist – Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who has spent his career providing breathtaking imagery using time-lapse, high-speed and macro cinematography techniques. He is the creator of the popular Netflix series, Moving Art; and director of Fantastic Fungi.

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CHECK OUT OUR OTHER PANELS!

The Circular Economy As A Strategy for Conservation

How Following Nature’s Model Is the Key to Saving It

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The Value of Eco-Friendly Entrepreneurship

Why Innovative Companies Are Embracing Sustainable Products and Practices

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Youth Perspective

How a New Generation Views the Past, Present and Future of Environmentalism

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Creativity As a Voice for the Planet

How Art and Artists Can Inspire Action and Change

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Plastic Oceans International is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, founded and existing under the laws of California (Federal Tax ID #81-3778043). We are dedicated to ending plastic pollution and fostering sustainable communities worldwide.

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