Awarded to Joshua Tickell and Rebecca Harrell Tickell for excellence in storytelling and devotion to environmental activism.
Josh and Rebecca Tickell are a multi-award-winning filmmaking couple who specialize in films with environmental themes including FUEL, THE BIG FIX, PUMP, and GOOD FORTUNE. In 2020 they will release 3 films: KISS THE GROUND (with Woody Harrelson), THE REVOLUTION GENERATION (with Michelle Rodriguez), and their debut scripted film, HEARTLAND.
Josh and Rebecca Tickell will release their newest documentary, KISS THE GROUND the week of the festival. BEYOND will highlight their past work and talk about their newest project during a special Q&A. Ian Somerhalder is an actor, producer and director known for Known for The Vampire Diaries, The Rules of Attraction, Pulse (I), and Lost. He appears in the Tickell’s new film KISS THE GROUND.
Director Josh Tickell’s 11-year journey around the world to find solutions to America’s addiction to oil. Fuel shows us the way out of the mess we’re in by explaining how to replace every drop of oil we now use, while creating green jobs and keeping our money here at home.