PLANET Z is a feature length documentary capturing the youth led climate movement in the USA surrounding a pivotal election year, amidst the coronavirus. The film follows a group of climate change youth activists as they mobilize their efforts to empower and inspire other youths and adults to create change within their communities, government and beyond.
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TOM DONAHUE, DIRECTOR
TOM DONAHUE’s latest film as director is THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, a “searing” (Wash Post) Investigation of systemic gender discrimination in Hollywood (including interviews with Meryl Streep, Shonda Rhimes, Taraji Henson, Reese Witherspoon, and more). THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE examines the failed mental health policy in the military with interviews including General David Petraeus, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and General Loree Sutton. Emmy-nominated HBO feature documentary CASTING BY was hailed as one of the Top Five Documentaries of the year by the National Board of Review. He also has extensive experience as a creator, producer, director and editor in television and is a founding partner of the NY-based production company, CreativeChaos vmg.
ILAN ARBOLEDA, PRODUCER
ILAN ARBOLEDA is an award winning feature film, documentary, and television producer. For the last nine years, he has served as the primary producer and founding partner at CreativeChaos vmg, which specializes in feature documentaries that focus on social impact. Ilan’s films have appeared in over 50 festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, and Toronto and have been released theatrically, broadcast, and streamed in over 70 countries around the world. He holds a degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.