“Big Ideas for a Small Planet” is a documentary series presenting the forward-thinking designers, products and processes that are at the forefront of a new green world. Each episode revolves around a different green theme as it spotlights three specific innovators or innovations that have the potential to transform our everyday lives. The individuals profiled range from scientists to fashion and product designers, and from entrepreneurs to first-time inventors. The series also features a cast of recurring expert commentators, including award-winning scientist, geneticist, and author, Dr. David Suzuki, GOOD Magazine Founder Ben Goldhirsh, Deputy Commissioner for Capital Project for the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation Amy Freitag and former Talking Heads frontman and bicycle advocate David Byrne who all provide the big-picture context to each week’s stories. “Big Ideas for a Small Planet” is produced by Scout Productions (“Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” NBC/Bravo and The Fog of War). Season 1 of “Big Ideas for a Small Planet” received the 2007 Environmental Media Award for Best Documentary. Visit www.sundancechannel.com/thegreen
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