albert – the BAFTA led consortium which acts as the authority on environmental sustainability for film and TV – has welcomed its first set of graduates.
The ‘albert Grads’ have completed a course specifically designed for students enrolled on production courses at universities across the UK and internationally. The albert scheme focused on environmentally responsible working practices as well as how to develop on screen content that is compatible with a sustainable society.
Over 300 students from 24 universities have taken part in the course, with successful graduates receiving a digital badge which recognises their achievement and also acts as a sign for prospective employers.
David Wheeler, film and television lecturer at Middlesex University said: “I am convinced that albert’s training, covering the areas of both sustainable production and planet placement in editorial will have a long-term impact on new talent entering the industry and the audiences of their future productions.”
albert said it hopes more universities will join the course in its second year.