Our Client Livia Nelson Stars Alongside Whoopi Goldberg in
The Gigantic Change
WHOOPI GOLDBERG’S DRAMATIC CALL FOR CLIMATE ACTION
Planet Earth – June 1st 2020
Whoopi Goldberg and our Client Livia Nelson have teamed up with Extinction Rebellion in a beautiful new animation set in the future. The stunning 3 minute film looks back from 2050 to show how people came together to save the world from the climate crisis.
The film, entitled The Gigantic Change, will go live on Extinction Rebellion’s Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram on Friday 5th June 2020, as part of World Environment Day.
As we start to plan how to rebuild our world post-Covid, the film shows that a brighter future really is possible. But this won’t happen on its own; we must all take action today. Climate change is an existential threat to people of all ages and backgrounds. The need for collective action has never been greater.
The urgency of the situation clearly resonates with her, and many others, but the challenge is to communicate this urgency to the wider public. This is the primary purpose of The Gigantic Change. After seeing the film, viewers are directed to a simple page outlining the most effective actions they can take to save the environment. This could be anything from diet and travel all the way up to civil disobedience.
Whoopi Goldberg has appeared in such films as The Color Purple, Ghost and Sister Act, and lent her voice to the animated classic, The Lion King. She is one of a select group of artists to earn an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award. She has a strong voice on climate issues and is an active supporter of numerous causes and humanitarian efforts.
Extinction Rebellion believes it is a citizen’s duty to rebel, using peaceful civil disobedience, when faced with criminal inactivity by their government. Time has almost entirely run out to address the ecological crisis which is upon us. The consequences of this crisis include the sixth mass species extinction, global pollution, and abrupt, runaway climate change. Societal collapse and mass death are seen as inevitable by scientists and other credible voices.
Human extinction is also a possibility if we do not take immediate action.
Full List of Cast & Crew:
Grandmother: Whoopi Goldberg
Granddaughter: Livia Nelson
Co-Directors: George Lewin & Nicola Jane Francis
Original Story: George Lewin
Co-Writers: Nicola Jane Francis & Josh Hughes
Producer: Serena Schellenberg
Executive Producer: Belle Palmer at Passion Pictures
Designer & Animator: Nicola Jane Francis
Sound Designer: Chris Banks
Music Composer: Simon Chamberlain
Casting Director: Nicci Topping Casting (CSA)
Livia Nelson represented by Creative Kidz & Co
Voiceover Recording: Factory Studios