Sierra Club Productions
Past Projects and Outreach Partnerships
A feature length documentary which shares the personal narratives of residents and activists fighting against mountaintop removal mining. We get to know working miners along with activists who are battling coal companies in Appalachia. We visit the homes of people most directly affected by mountaintop removal mining (MTR) and hear about health problems, dirty water in their wells and streams, and dust and grime on their floors.
Red, White and Green
Produced by SCP and Backcountry Pictures, this short documentary poignantly portrays military children dealing with the deployment of a parent who are given a free week of summer camp as a thank you for their service to our country with the sacrifices they make by having a parent away during wartime.
Sierra Club Chronicles
Produced by Robert Greenwald's Brave New Films in association with SCP, Chronicles capture the extraordinary efforts of ordinary people across America who are united in common cause - the fight to protect their families, communities and the lands and livelihoods they love from pollution, corporate greed and short-sighted government policies. Airing on the Sundance Channel and on public television stations.
Sierra Club Productions has underwritten in part filmmaker Jeff Barrie's journey from the coal mines of West Virginia to the solar panel fields in Florida and across America as he discovers solutions to our energy related problems. Airing on public television stations.
Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film
Co-produced with Ric Burns' Steeplechase Films
The feature-length documentary aired on PBS's American Experience and earned an Alfred I. duPont - Columbia University Silver Baton, a Golden Cine award, and a News and Documentary Emmy Award.
Sierra Club underwrote in part the three-hour public television series The Appalachians about the history of the land, people and music of the region.
A feature documentary about conservation legend and former Sierra Club executive director David Brower.
Oil on Ice
A one-hour television documentary/WebDVD that examines the the battle over oil development within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A documentarty about water privatization which takes place at the 2003 Third World Water Forum in Kyoto, Japan.
Vertical Frontier is a feature length documentary about the history of rock climbing in Yosemite from Kristi Denton Cohen's Peloton Productions in association with SCP.
Sierra Club Productions develops literary projects as well as true stories, commissions original concepts, and partners with production companies to co-produce and co-market projects. SCP's goal is to connect films with grassroots outreach campaigns to help engage audiences. Headquartered in Southern California, the division has produced programming for public television, cable and satellite broadcast since its launch in 1999.