NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ShoulderHill Events, LLC a wholly-owned subsidiary of ShoulderHill Entertainment today announced that the Company is producing the global event 2015 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching, airing from 6pm CET, Friday, November 13 to 6pm CET, Saturday, November 14. The show will be broadcast from the Champs de Mars in front of the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris and will feature leaders from around the world in addition to actors, activists, scientists and some of the biggest names in music.
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Former US Vice President and Chairman of The Climate Reality Project Al Gore will lead the global broadcast which is seeking to generate momentum for strong action on climate from world leaders in the final days before the UN climate talks in Paris. This round-the-clock and round-the-world program will unite a global audience in demanding a strong climate agreement in Paris and include presentations and performances from leading climate experts and activists and award-winning celebrities and musicians. French leaders President Francois Hollande, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and musical group Duran Duran will join in the broadcast from Paris.
"I'm thrilled to be producing the show for a third time. This is the first time my company has been tapped by The Climate Reality Project to take the lead on all aspects of production and this year's show is going to be bigger and better than ever. It's turning out to be an unprecedented global event leading up to the UN's climate talks in Paris and we are truly honored and excited to be a part of that," said Peter M. Green, Executive Producer of the show and partner at ShoulderHill Entertainment. "In addition to creating great content, shining a light on global climate change is really something the team at ShoulderHill feels strongly about."
Anchored from Paris, The World Is Watching will broadcast live from the Champs de Mars in the Seventh Arrondissement and feature both live and pre-recorded segments from other spotlight locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, India, Canada, China, the Philippines, and South Africa. The broadcast will focus on the local and global impacts of climate change, as well as promising solutions that can be found around the world today. ShoulderHill partner Steven Addair oversees all aspects of design, motion graphics, music, editorial and post production. Co-Executive Producer Jim Downs heads the live side and Co-Executive Producer Micah Fink leads the pre-produced film side.
In addition to featuring engaging stories of climate impacts and solutions, each hour of the broadcast will be punctuated by thought-provoking, knockout appearances from all-star participants. The broadcast is aimed at urging world leaders to push for the strongest possible climate agreement at the upcoming UN conference in Paris and at urging people to take action in their own communities and homes.
"This live show with the Eiffel Tower in the background will reach people in every corner of the earth and is unifying us all on this 'Road to Paris.' The Climate Reality Project and Live Earth teams are doing incredible work to make sure it is broadcast and webcast and streamed everywhere possible," said Danielle Addair, President of ShoulderHill Entertainment, LLC. "Everyone here feels privileged and honored to work on this important project. The message is urgent and so it is gratifying to see that so many countries, leaders, artists and activists are involved."
ShoulderHill Events has partnered with renowned French Production Company Together Media. Led by Producer and Director Renaud Le Van Kim and Producer Guillaume LaCroix who are leading all aspect of the production in Paris.
About ShoulderHill Entertainment, LLC
ShoulderHill Entertainment, LLC is a production group with divisions dedicated to film, production services for commercial and global clients, live broadcasts, visual effects, gaming and music. The ShoulderHill team has real-world experience in film, television, VFX, advertising, PR, branded content, transmedia, live-broadcast, music and gaming. ShoulderHill creates high-quality entertainment for feature films, TV and live entertainment properties, meant for audiences around the world. For more information visit: www.shoulderhill.com.
About 24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth: The World Is Watching
With the UN talks in Paris (COP 21) approaching, a breakthrough in addressing climate change is finally at hand. Airing two weeks prior to the monumental negotiations begin, the broadcast will serve to remind global leaders that the world is watching and demanding action to solve the climate crisis. The time has come for countries to take significant action and make strong commitments to reduce emissions, combat climate change. and set us on a path towards a better future. For more information, visit www.24hoursofreality.org.
About The Climate Reality Project
The Climate Reality Project is one of the world's leading organizations dedicated to mobilizing action around climate change. With a global movement more than 5 million strong and a grassroots network of trained Climate Reality Leader activists, we are spreading the truth about climate change and building widespread popular support for solutions. Former US Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore is the founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project. For more information, visit www.climaterealityproject.org or follow us on Twitter at @ClimateReality.
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