EN - The documentary Green Gold talks about the effects of the emerging biomass market. This is the story of a frantic race against time involving a series of prominent people ranging from politicians, political activists, oil company managers and scientists to energy and commodity gurus. They are all in competition. The emergence of this new industry is having a dramatic impact on our whole planet, putting our society in danger.


Title Green Gold
Original title Green Gold
Original language English, French, Spanish, Italian
Status In production
Production Minority Flemish
Category Docs
Genre documentary
Year 2017


Technical specs

Running time film 52’ | 80’
Release format HD
Colour Colour
Available in 2D


Main producer Sergio Ghizzardi
Main production company Domino Production (BE)
Supported by Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Wallonie Image Productions, Creative Europe Programme - MEDIA of the European Union, The Belgian Tax Shelter for Film Financing
Production partners Savage Film (BE), RTBF (BE), NCRV (NL)

New round of projects receive VAF support

The Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) has approved funding for 21 projects: 13 documentaries, two animated shorts, four fiction shorts and two fiction features. The list includes projects such as Ilse Somer’s feature debut High Heels, Low Tide and Berlinale Shorts nominee Philip J. McGoldrick's Subaru, the second part of an intended trilogy. Works from both newcomers and regulars can be found under the supported documentaries.

Set photo of Ilse Somer's Weekend © Luc PeetersTwo documentaries received script support. Caroline Van Gastel can start writing Eye of the Gazelle (Serendipity Films), a film about women looking for a new life after having been victims of violence. Peter Van Goethem is to start working on Cargo Vie (Freshwater Films), a biographical doc about Pascal de Duve, a promising writer and philosopher who died from AIDS at the age of 29.

Published on Tuesday 23 August 2011

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Last edited on 19 October 2017

Short info

Director Sergio Ghizzardi
Producers Bart Van Langendonck
Writers Sergio Ghizzardi

Savage Film
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Opzichterstraat 70/7
1080 Brussels
T +32 2 711 42 91

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