The G2 Gallery is excited to present its 3rd annual G2 Green Earth Film Festival, which will showcase 23 eco-conscious films from all over the world on October 16, 17, 23 and 24.

TG2-Gallery-LOGOhe festival, which was founded to bring together environmentally minded filmmakers from all levels of experience, will screen both feature-length documentaries and shorts over two weekends. For the first time, the festival will be awarding prizes; $500 for the Best Short, $1000 for the Best Feature, and $1000 to the winner of the Gottlieb Award for Environmental Excellence for top overall film.

The five-member handpicked jury selected the award winners:
Jason Fitzpatrick – photographer, filmmaker, participant in 2014 G2 Green Earth Film Festival
Michael Kerns – internationally exhibited photographer, conservationist
Michael Miner – award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker, photographer; writer of Robocop (1987)
Deia Schlosberg – director, producer at Pale Blue Dot Media
Annie White – award-winning documentary filmmaker, founder of PlayBow Studios

Each evening will include screenings, a free open bar, food and celebratory parties or panels, and will benefit a thematically linked nonprofit partner. There will also be special events, performances, discussions and more.  The event will feature 25 International Environmentally-Focused Movies
Panels and Parties with Free Food, Beer and Music…plus $2,500 to be Awarded to Best Films

FG2-FilmFEST-littlegirlriday October 16, 6-10 p.m.

-Main film: Project Wild Thing at 8 p.m. (see still)

-Includes complimentary valet, appetizers, popcorn and opening night party from 7-8 p.m. featuring live music by the Will Brahm Duo

-Benefits The Bay Foundation

Saturday October 17, 6-10 p.m.

-Main film: Inhabit at 8 p.m.

-” Protecting First Nations Lands and Waters: Tribal Parks & Marine Protected Areas” panel discussion featuring members of InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council at 6:30 p.m.
-Benefits InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council


The following weekend…G2-FilmFEST-trees

Friday October 23, 6-10 p.m.

-Main Film: Planetary at 8 p.m.  (see still )

-“Filmmaking as a Tool for Conservation” panel discussion featuring Kate Neligan, Stefanie Brendl, Jason Fitzpatrick, Jim Cook and Michael Miner at 7 p.m.

-Benefits Greenpeace

Saturday October 24, 4-10 p.m.

-Main film: Medicine of the Wolf at 7 p.m.
-Includes complimentary valet, appetizers, popcorn and closing reception and awards ceremony 8:30-10 p.m. featuring the Jonathan Rowden Duo
-Benefits Western National Parks Association

Complete list of films that have been accepted and will screen at the festival:

CG2-FilmFEST-MedicineoftheWolfo2ld Waters, Dutch Weed Burger, Extinction Soup, For Our Grandchildren, The Frog Photographer, Inhabit, Into the Microscope, Livestock Guardian Dogs, Medicine of the Wolf, Momenta, Out of the Wild, Planetary, Pride, Rope Hope, Stewards of the Wild Sea, Sticky, Tuk’e’m Mountain Ghost, Zero Emission is Not Just a Fairy Tale.

Complete list of sponsors of the festival:  Samy’s Camera, Chipotle, Lemonade, Firemen’s Brew, Nature’s Bakery, Divine Dips Ice Crème

For the date and time of each film’s screening, CLICK HERE or email for more information. If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to with the date(s) you plan to attend in the subject line. Free admission.

The G2 Gallery is an award-winning nature and wildlife photography gallery that facilitates change by bringing attention to environmental issues through the persuasive power of photographic art. G2 shares this passion with both celebrated and emerging environmental photographers, who use the camera as a tool to inspire conservation.

There is a $5.00 suggested donation that will benefit an environmental organization.

What: Opening reception
Where: The G2 Gallery, 1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice,90291
When: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: 310 452-2842