A Short Film About the Environmental Age from a Team Spanning Six Continents.

Upon watching a climate change documentary, I saw an image of a multi-layered atmosphere of gases and pollution that had given the clouds a texture resembling that of velvet. Combined with this image was that of mankind endlessly debating abstract theories on how to solve Earth’s problems but never seeming to agree on the best solutions for survival. These two strands of thought gave birth to the title of the film and its production.

I chose to write a poem to voice the environmental concerns facing mankind, with each line focusing on a different aspect: whether it is the detrimental damage being caused, or the distractions the human race wallows in, to avoid taking responsibility. By splitting these stanzas into two interwoven sections, it allowed for a dramatic build of prose towards a poignant final message.