About the film

Earthship n. 1. passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials 2. thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization. 3. renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home with little to no utility bills. Biotecture n. 1. the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their sustainability. 2. A combination of biology and architecture.

The team

Executive Producer/ Director/ Camera: Oliver Sessions Hodge

Founded Open Eye Media UK in 2003

Oliver Hodge

Winner Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award EKOFILM 2009
Winner Audience Award Biografilm Festival Italy 2009
Winner Spirit Of Activism Award Wild And Scenic Film Festival Nevada 2009
Honorable Mention Pare Lorentz Award International Documentary Awards 2008
Nominated Best Newcomer – The British Documentary Awards Grierson 2008
BIFA Nominated Best Debut Director The Douglas Hickox Award 2007.
3 BIFA Nominations for feature documentary 35mm film Garbage Warrior 2007.
Winner – Audience Award Vancouver International Film Festival 2007.
2 Music videos nominated for Classic FM’s most wanted.

His fifteen years of experience in the film and television industry has also involved him working on twenty major feature films. He has headed departments, supervised special effects projects and worked intimately with directors including George Lucas, Tim Burton, Danny Cannon and Danny Boyle.

Producer: Rachel Wexler

Rachel Wexler

Rachel Wexler has worked in television production since 1992. She has been line producer and co-producer on two feature documentaries with director Phil Grabsky (The Boy who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan; In Search of Mozart). She has worked with Luke Holland for the past seven years on three projects for BBC Storyville including the five-part series A Very English Village. Rachel has most recently produced Philip and His Seven Wives directed by Marc Isaacs for BBC Storyville.

Music Composed and Produced by: Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson

Patrick Wilson’s music has been used world- wide in thousands of films and TV productions including ‘Dumb and Dumber’, ‘Beavis and Butthead’, ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Friends’.Covering a vast range of styles, from classical to rock and techno and more recently, working with choirs, classical musicians and vocalists, and composing oratorios……..WEBSITE

Editor: Phil Reynolds

Phil Reynolds

Phil Reynolds has over 20 years experience editing films for Broadcast TV and cinema, working in most areas, features, current affairs, drama, music, education and especially documentary.Credits include:Boys from the Blackstuff, In Search of Mozart, The Boy Who Plays on the Bhuddas of Bamiyan, Escape from Luanda………WEBSITE

Earthship – Solar panels