Filmmaker, Podcaster, and Media Critic, GrowthBusters
– What Keeps the Growth Imperative Entrenched in Our Culture?
Dave Gardner hosts the GrowthBusters podcast about sustainable living. Prior to that he produced and hosted the syndicated radio series (and podcast), Conversation Earth. Gardner produced the documentary, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth (2011), capping a 35-year career as a filmmaker and television director. The film was honored by over a dozen film festivals around the world: Best Film or Miniseries, Global Media Awards, Population Institute Cinema Verité Award, Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts Festival (Florida) Official Selection, SOHO International Film Festival (New York City) Best Colorado Feature, Indie Spirit Film Festival (Colorado) Nominated Best Feature Film and Best Science Communication Film, Reel Earth Film Festival (New Zealand) Official Selection, Cosmic Cine Festival (Germany) Official Selection, Awareness Film Festival (Los Angeles) Official Selection, Urban Nomads Film Festival (Taiwan) Official Selection, International Freethought Film Festival (Denver) Official Selection, World Community Film Festival (British Columbia) Official Selection, Film for Change Film Festival (Cape Town) Official Selection, Denver Indie Fest.