Sierra Club wins an Emmy
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored the first public
television program from Sierra Club Productions with an Emmy in the category of
Outstanding Cultural & Artistic Programming—Long Form.
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film, written and directed by Ric Burns,
received the honor in September. The feature-length documentary highlights the
life and art of America’s famed photographer and environmentalist. The film first
aired on PBS on Boston’s “American Experience” and is now available on home video
and on DVD.
Sierra Club Productions develops and produces dramatic and non-fiction programming
for television and film that reflects the Sierra Club philosophy. Currently in
development by Sierra Club Productions are specials on transportation alternatives,
global warming and a film based on Hope’s Edge: A New Diet for a Small Planet.
Vertical Frontier, a completed feature-length documentary on the history
of rock climbing in Yosemite, which was produced by Peloton Productions in association
with Sierra Club Productions, is now available for distribution.