Keep up with our latest news, press releases, and announcements

May 8, 2024
Who’s Funding Efforts to Bring Climate Narratives to the Big Screen?

It seems like a simple pair of requirements: Does climate change exist in a film? And does a character know about it? In 2013, just one top film met that mark. The next year, two films did, as did a couple the year after that. In 2016? Zero. One year after the Paris Climate Agreement, there was not a single major movie that featured the global emergency.

May 6, 2024
Meet Our 2024 Nature Connection Pitch Finalists

We are thrilled to announce the five exceptional films selected as finalists…

Apr 23, 2024
NRDC, The Black List, The Redford Center, And The CAA Foundation Announce Recipients Of NRDC’s 2024 Climate Storytelling Fellowship

Now in its fourth year, the first-of-its-kind fellowship supports screenwriters in the revision of their feature or television screenplays that reflect our climate and environmental crises and engage with its impacts.

Apr 12, 2024
Apply Now: Redford Center Grants 2024

Our Redford Center Grants Open Call is now LIVE! Learn more about how you can apply for funding to support the development, production, or postproduction of your next environmental nonfiction feature film or docuseries.

Jan 8, 2024
2024 Nature Connection Pitch at Mountainfilm Festival 

The Redford Center and Mountainfilm are co-presenting a pitch event at the 2024 Mountainfilm Festival in partnership with IF/Then Shorts. Awardees will receive up to $25k, impact and professional development, as well as travel, accommodation, and passes to attend Mountainfilm Festival.  

May 23, 2023
Introducing ‘Films That Move’

Friday Night Films is now Films That Move! We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with the international impact foundation, Imagine5. With their generous support, The Redford Center is relaunching our popular monthly screening series.

Apr 25, 2023
NRDC, The CAA Foundation, The Redford Center, and the Black List Open Submissions For 2024 Climate Storytelling Fellowship

“Historically, documentary films and nonfiction media have been the primary place to find climate stories, solutions, and hope. Finally we’re starting to see an industry shift. Climate stories are more commercially viable than ever before,” said The Redford Center’s Executive Director Jill Tidman.

Apr 20, 2023
Meet ten changemakers creating inclusive outdoor communities

Get inspired by changemakers who live, breathe, and work on solutions at the intersection of race, environment, history, culture, and the outdoors with exclusive short videos from our friends at The Trail Ahead podcast

Apr 18, 2023
Writing Climate: Pitchfest for Film and TV

Do you have an idea for a climate-related TV show or film?

Apr 17, 2023
The Redford Center 2022 Year in Review

In 2022, we delivered more than $3 million to filmmakers across the globe, supported a new cohort of 12 remarkable grantees, engaged 11 more fiscally sponsored film projects, and released our nationally-recognized short films series

Apr 14, 2023
Hollywood Climate Summit, With NBC Universal and The Redford Center, Announce Open Call for Climate Themed TV and Film Scripts

Screenwriters wanting to make a positive impact on the climate crisis are invited to submit their climate-related TV and film scripts