Session: Tackling the climate crisis with creativity
Sunday, 18 September - 15:30-16:30
From his beginnings on YouTube as JacksGap, to covering COP26, interviewing Obama and David Attenborough, and working alongside Netflix and the WWF, filmmaker Jack will discuss his journey, how social media has changed, and how he's gone about amplifying the human voices behind one of the biggest crises facing our planet today - climate change.
Activist. Campaigner. Environmentalist. Filmmaker.
Having grown up in a family of filmmakers, Jack Harries understands the power of storytelling.
Whether campaigning for the future of our planet, directing documentaries, or creating content that spotlights global issues, social empowerment and environmental education are at the core of Jack’s work.
Jack has created a number of different platforms through which he communicates his thoughts and share resources. Both his Youtube channel and production company Earthrise humanise and discuss the impact of global warming and environmental degradation.
As a filmmaker, Jack has travelled across the world to document life on the frontline of the climate crisis. He has worked alongside the likes of Netflix, the WWF, and Waterbear Network as a director and producer, creating visually striking and informative accounts of our planet’s past, present, and future.