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Rob Stewart’s “Revolution” plants trees for promotion

Shaw Media and NBCUniversal Canada joined the marketing for the Canadian documentary that saw a young sapling planted for every ticket sold on the opening weekend.
April 22, 2013

Shaw Media and NBCUniversal Canada joined a theatrical release promotion this past weekend for Rob Stewart’s documentary Revolution that will see a young tree sapling planted for every ticket sold.

The opening April 19 to 22 weekend marketing stunt, which also involved the Carbon Offset Aggregation Cooperative and Summit Reforestation, aimed to draw environmentally-conscious filmgoers to the theatrical release on Earth Weekend.

The film was released in Canada countrywide by D FilmsRevolution sees Stewart, best known for his doc Sharkwater, taking a four-year journey through 15 countries to find the key to sparking a conservation movement across Canada and the world.

 

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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