Biography

Jon Cooksey is a television writer/ producer/ director. He has worked in all genres of film and television, including comedy, drama and family. Cooksey has won Humanitas, Gemini and Cable Ace awards, and been nominated for a prime-time Emmy. In addition to distributing How to Boil a Frog, he has consulted on two movies for Rob Stewart, and written a pilot for a drama series called Commonwealth. He is also an activist, and founder of Vancouver Peak Oil Executive. Cooksey's series The Collector won a Leo Award for Best Series, and was nominated for Best Series at Monte Carlo International Film and TV Festival.

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SYNOPSIS

The comedic documentary mixes rapid-fire humour with hard-hitting facts to show the consequences of overshoot: too many people using up too little planet. it gives us the scoop on the imminent end of the world as we know it and 5 surprising ways in which you and me can save civilisation. It tells the story of a guy who is determined to do something personally to make sure his daughter has a future beyond living on a raft with the last polar bear. All he has to do is stop global warming, overpopulation, social and economic injustice, and humanity's war on Nature and get home in time for dinner.

  • DIRECTOR: Jon Cooksey
  • PRODUCER: Jon Cooksey, Shelley Gillen and Teri McArter
  • PRODUCTION COMPANY: Fools Bay Entertainment Ltd
  • CAMERAPERSON: Patrick Williams
  • SCRIPT WRITER: Jon Cooksey
  • MUSIC COMPOSER: Michal Richard Plowman
  • SOUND RECORDDIST: Ian Emberton
  • EDITOR: David Grave