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15th Annual Environmental Media Awards

The Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards are presented to recognize outstanding use of environmental themes in the following categories: Television Episodic Comedy, Television Episodic Drama, Children’s Television, Documentary, Reality Program and Feature Film. In addition, the Turner Award, initiated by the Turner Foundation, is presented to the writer(s) of the prime time television episode that best deals with the issue of population growth or the empowerment of women.

The Environmental Media Association (EMA) Awards are presented to recognize outstanding use of environmental themes in the following categories: Television Episodic Comedy, Television Episodic Drama, Children’s Television, Documentary, Reality Program and Feature Film. In addition, the Turner Award, initiated by the Turner Foundation, is presented to the writer(s) of the prime time television episode that best deals with the issue of population growth or the empowerment of women.

The prestigious EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award will be presented to Cindy Horn and Lyn Lear for their lifelong dedication to the environment and their humanitarian lifestyle. The EMA FuturesAwardwill be given to Cassidy & Cody Horn and Ben Lear for their growing environmental commitment and activism. This particular Award respects the efforts of these young people and anticipates the amazing philanthropic years ahead of them.

The Honorable Al Gore will deliver the keynote address and present the EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award. In keeping with the “family” theme, Tipper Gore will introduce her husband. All of the celebrity presenters will be “parent/child” teams.

The Presenting Sponsor of the Fifteenth Annual EMA Awards is Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. (TMS) Inc.,the sales, marketing, distribution and customer service arm of Toyota, Lexus and Scion in the United States. Toyota operates under a global Earth Charter that promotes environmental responsibility throughout the company. Sustainability measures include recycling, reducing materials use, renewable energy, water conservation, and waste reduction. Toyota is the recognized leader in hybrid technology with the high-mileage, low-emissions Prius, Highlander Hybrid sport utility vehicle, and the new Toyota Camry Hybrid coming in 2006. The world’s first luxury hybrid was introduced in April with the launch of the Lexus RX 400h.

Partner Sponsors are BP America Inc. and the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. BP, a global energy company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of solar power, is committed to researching and developing renewable and alternative energy sources. Everyday, BP serves more than 13 million customers worldwide with innovative and sustainable energy solutions. Since 1884, Fairmont has devoted itself to creating an unparalleled collection of hotels and resorts in some of the world’s most exceptional locations. Founded on an enduring connection to the nature, energy and culture of those places, the award-winning Fairmont Green Partnership environmental program is currently at work, and play, throughout 44 remarkable places in eight countries. Other Corporate Sponsors include: Bison Brewing Co., Bonterra Vineyards, Earthbound Farm, Ermenegildo Zegna, Fish Brewing Co., Guess, Inc., Horizon Organic, New Hope Natural Media, Organic Vintners, Polo Jeans Co., POM Wonderful, Shakers Vodka, SILK, The Patron Spirits Co., Tiffany & Co., Trinity Springs Water, Warner Bros., Whole Foods Market, and Zia Natural Skincare.

 In addition, to celebrate our environmental message, we are continuing our tradition of serving an organic, gourmet meal prepared by premier Los Angeles chefs: Susan Feniger & Mary Sue Milliken (Border Grill & Ciudad), Akasha Richmond & Beth Ginsberg (Eaturna), Louis Pechan (The Ebell of Los Angeles), Benjamin Ford (Ford’s Filling Station), Suzanne Tracht (Jar), Joe Miller (Joe's), Govind Armstrong (Table 8), Christopher Blobaum (Wilshire) and for our vegan guests, Ann Gentry (Real Food Daily). Whole Foods Market will donate food. The Awards Ceremony, to be held this October will continue EMA’s reputation for an event atmosphere that's not only hip and fun, but also educational and inspiring.

 


Toyota bp solar Whole Foods Market
       
Bonterra Vineyards Ermenegildo Zegna
       
Polo Jeans Co
New Hope Natural Media  

2005 Environmental Media Award Winners

Television Episodic Drama:

The West Wing - "The Hubbert Peak"
Will Arnett, Tony Hale, Peter Noah, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Bateman


Television Episodic Comedy:

King of the Hill - "A Rover Runs Through It"
DJ AM, Kathy Najimy, Nicole Richie


Children's Television:

Lilo & Stitch - "Ploot"
Blythe Danner, Hank Azaria, Heather Lombard, Evan Gore


Feature Film:

I ♥ Huckabees
Manny and Ike Adler, Daryl Hannah, David O. Russell


Reality Television:

Trippin'
Alicia Silverstone, Elizabeth Rogers, Amy Smart, Cameron Diaz


Documentary:

Farming The Seas
Wilson Schlamme, Steve Cowan, Christine Lahti, Tommy Schlamme


Turner Award:

George Lopez - "Prescription for Trouble"
Luisa Leschin, Vasser Seydel, Laura Turner Seydel


EMA Green Seal Award:
presented by:  Francesca Eastwood, Frances Fisher, Wendie Malick, Giselle Malick
2005 Production Winners:

Feature Films:

  • Benchwarmers
  • Blood and Chocolate
  • GridIron Gang
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Lucky You
  • Poseidon

Television Mini-Series:

10.5: Apocalypse

 

Daytime Television:

Days of Our Lives

Studio:

Charles Gooden’s Set Inventory & Reuse Program at Touchstone TV

 

2005 Corporate Office winners:

  • Act III Communications/Lear Family Foundation
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Endeavor Agency
  • Double Feature Films
  • Gerber Pictures
  • Lear Home Office
  • Participant Productions
  • Pearl Pictures
  • VARIETY



Keynote Address – Al Gore:
Albert, Sarah, Al, Kristin Gore


EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award:

presented to EMA Founders Cindy Horn and Lyn Lear
Alan Horn, Cindy Horn, Lyn Lear, Norman Lear


EMA Futures Award:
Cassidy Horn, Ben Lear, Cody Horn

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2005 Environmental Media Award Nominees

(Award Recipients are in Bold)

 

Television Episodic - Drama

  • Boston Legal “Catch and Release”
  • House “Poison”
  • The West Wing “The Hubbert Peak”

 

Television Episodic - Comedy

  • King of the Hill “A Rover Runs Through It”
  • Less Than Perfect “Supply Man Down”
  • The Simpsons “On A Clear Day I Can’t See My Sister”

 

Children's Television

  • Kenny The Shark “Ocean’s Three”
  • Lilo & Stitch “Ploot”
  • That’s So Raven “When In Dome”

 

Feature Film

  • I (Heart) Huckabees
  • Sahara
  • Silver City

 

Reality Television

  • 50 Ways To Save The Planet
  • Nick News Adventure “Safari So Good”
  • Trippin’ Episode #101 (Nepal)

 

Documentary

  • Farming The Seas
  • Indian Point: Imagining The Unimaginable
  • Journey to Planet Earth “The State of the Planet”
  • March of the Penguins

 

Turner Award

  • George Lopez “Prescription for Trouble”
  • Grey’s Anatomy “Save Me”
  • Strong Medicine “Body Mass Increase”
  • The Simpsons “Goo Goo Gai Pan”

 

The Environmental Media Association is a non-profit 501(c)3. EMA's mission is to mobilize the entertainment industry in a global effort to educate people about environmental issues and inspire them into action.

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