Closing the Loop

"Unless we go to Circular it's game over for the planet. It's game over for society." Closing The Loop is a feature length documentary on the circular (zero-waste) economy, supporting UN Sustainable Development Goal 12 on Responsible Production and Consumption. The film is presented by Prof. Dr. Wayne Visser, Chair in Sustainable Transformation and Professor of Integrated Value at Antwerp Management School, in collaboration with Emmy Award winning director Graham Ehlers Sheldon. The film ranges across three continents and includes commentary from global experts and centres of excellence like the World Economic Forum and the University of Cambridge. A number of innovative circular economy cases are also featured in detail.

  • Graham Sheldon
    Director
    NBC's The Island with Bear Grylls, Sinking Nation, Echoes from Chernobyl, Cuba: An Island Apart, The Agency: Inside the CIA, and his Emmy award winning expose on migration: Crossing Borders.
  • Rin Ehlers Sheldon
    Director
  • Wayne Visser
    Writer
  • Wayne Visser
    Producer
    Sinking Nation
  • Graham Sheldon
    Producer
    NBC's The Island with Bear Grylls, Sinking Nation, Echoes from Chernobyl, Cuba: An Island Apart, The Agency: Inside the CIA, and his Emmy award winning expose on migration: Crossing Borders.
  • Wayne Visser
    Key Cast
    “Presenter”
  • Film Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 29 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 22, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    100,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    Ecuador, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, United Kingdom
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Ultra HD
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Graham Sheldon, Rin Ehlers Sheldon

A two-time Telly® Award and Emmy® Award winner, Graham Sheldon resides in Southern California USA, where he works as a producer, DP and writer in the television and videogame industries. Throughout his career, Sheldon has produced dozens of documentary projects in Turkey, Croatia, Ukraine, Peru, Cuba, and across the continental United States -- including Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands. Some highlights of Graham's work include Sinking Nation, Echoes from Chernobyl, Cuba: An Island Apart, The Agency: Inside the CIA, and his Emmy award winning expose on migration: Crossing Borders. He attended Indiana University and double majored in Telecommunications and Theatre.

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