Climate Spring is a global organization that uses the power of the screen to transform how people see and respond to climate change. They offer early-stage development funding for scripted and unscripted content, and high-level pro-bono editorial consulting on the climate elements of feature film and TV projects for writers, commissioners and producers. Climate Spring supports in moving a project from idea to distribution. By incentivizing mainstream content makers to explore climate stories in a more impactful way, Climate Spring aims to help transform society’s response to the climate crisis.

In this episode, founder Lucy Stone opens up about Climate Spring’s mission, and board of trustees member Victoria Steventon tells us about the power she sees in narratives mobilizing people. Host Nadine asks them about who they have identified as gatekeepers in this industry and how they navigate these relationships. The duo discusses the lost art of "world building" in Hollywood. Finally- the three touch on entrepreneurship, funding, and fundraising.

Lucy Stone (she/her) is the founder of Climate Spring. Lucy is a leading narrative change expert and climate innovator having set up many successful organizations and initiatives. She is a leader in philanthropy, in social enterprise, and has advised UN organizations and governments.

Victoria Steventon (she/her) is an Executive Producer of feature length documentary film. After working in both documentary and factual entertainment TV, she set up Influence Film in 2012. Since it's inception, Influence has executive produced and/or funded over 50 films including Emmy award winning "Trophy" and Sundance Audience Award winner 2023 & BAFTA nominee "Beyond Utopia."

This episode refers to the following works: Climate Spring, the efficacy belief, The Game Changers, and the Hot House Development Lab.

Climate Spring is an international organization, based in the UK. You can follow them on Twitter/X: @climate__spring and LinkedIn: Climate Spring 

Nadine Reumer (she/her) is an actress and producer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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