Cornwall's Climate Stories: Food for Thought

Food for Thought is presented by beef farmer Lisa Guy who questions whether giving up meat and dairy to tackle the climate crisis really is the best option for Cornwall’s green pastures and explores the people farming differently.

  • Bryony Stokes
    Under the Surface, Plenty More Fish?, Down the Drain, The Big Pick, Living on the Edge
  • Claire Wallerstein
    Under the Surface, Plenty More Fish?, Down the Drain, The Big Pick, Living on the Edge
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    35 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 3, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 GBP
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    United Kingdom
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    United Kingdom
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  • Cornwall Film Festial

    November 20, 2022
    Cornish Premiere
    Official selection
Director Biography - Bryony Stokes

Bryony has worked in Cornwall as a videographer for 10 years specialising in documentary environmental films. She has filmed as an independent film maker for NGOs, charities and other organisations such as Greenpeace, the Centre for Sustainable Energy, Rame Peninsula Beach Care, the Peninsula Trust and Exeter and Falmouth Universities.
Bryony instigated the setting up of Cornwall Climate Care with Claire Wallerstein in order
to tell the stories of climate change she could see all around her. Cornwall’s Climate
Stories aim to inspire as well as educate about the local affects of climate change. The
films have been made with as little carbon impact as possible but have had a positive impact on the communities watching them.
Previous to her move to Cornwall she worked for eight years in London for production company Salt Pictures, working as associate producer on projects in Bethlehem, Kenya and London. She then went on to work as Producer Director at CTVC, heading up over 500 short online films to start up Truetube, now a BAFTA-winning free online educational platform producing documentary, drama and animation films aimed at teachers, students and young people.
Bryony has a unique, style and ability to film, record sound and edit, and her strengths are telling people’s stories in a natural, honest and intimate way. Living on a boat she strives to keep her carbon impact low whilst making a big impact with her films.

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