How Film Can Make an Impact on Big Issues

The caramel tones of the voice of the nation’s honorary grandfather have made for powerful TV for as long as most of the Tusko team have been alive.

So when Sir David Attenborough directly addressed the viewing millions in the final episode of Planet Earth II, his call to action about the plastic choking the world’s oceans hit a collective nerve.

He has since said he’s been “astonished” by the public response to the plastic problem the series pinpointed, seeing a shift in attitude among consumers, businesses and even government, potentially signalling a light at the end of a very long plastic tube.

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