James Redford — filmmaker, activist and son of Robert Redford — dies at 58

Salt Lake Tribune
James Redford, who followed his father Robert Redford’s path as a filmmaker, environmental activist and philanthropist while also raising awareness about organ donation, has died. James Redford, also known as Jamie, died Friday at his home in Marin County, Calif., his wife, Kyle Redford, confirmed in a Twitter post. He was 58. READ MORE HERE

Jamie Redford (1962-2020) Carved Out A Loving Legacy Of Affirmation And Activism

The Hollywood Times
James Redford left this world way too young after struggling for decades with a rare illness that destroyed his liver. Known as Jamie to his family and friends, he carved out a resonant legacy of affirmation and goodwill. READ MORE HERE


Redford Center Funding a Record 22 Feature-Length Environmental Documentaries

The Hollywood Reporter
The nonprofit, co-founded by Robert and James Redford, has announced grants to nearly two dozen films, tripling its support compared to 2018. The Redford Center, the nonprofit environmental media organization co-founded in 2005 by Robert Redford and his son James Redford, is going big on funding environmental documentaries this year. READ MORE HERE

James Redford on Redford Center, Effective Storytelling

James Redford, Co-Founder and Chairman, The Redford Center; Jill Tidman, Executive Director, The Redford Center and Director, Writer and Producer Laura Nix speak with Bloomberg Head of Podcasts Francesca Levy about the importance of effective storytelling in the fight against climate change. (Source: Bloomber READ MORE HERE


James Redford Uses Storytelling for Climate Justice and to Inspire the Next Generation

We discussed sustainability, advocacy, and philanthropy with filmmaker and kind human James Redford. He shares the inspiration behind his films and the objectives of the nonprofit Redford Center, which he founded with his father in 2005. We’re excited about his dedication to make a difference in the world by promoting kindness and supporting others! READ MORE HERE

Filling ‘The Hope Gap’ – Sharing Stories of Resilience, Progress, and Success with Jill Tidman

Life is a gift, and Jill Tidman has dedicated hers to making a difference. She believed that every person can create positive change in their own way. Her dedication to environmentalism is unwavering and with her role as the Executive Director at the Redford Center, she has turned her passion into action by amplifying the unsung heroes that are paving the way for environmental conservation and change. READ MORE HERE

Trump's coronavirus failures offer warnings and lessons about future climate change challenges

NBC News
By Robert Redford and James Redford: There is no denying that we are living through one of the greatest societal challenges in recent memory. It's impossible to list all of the difficult choices and changes — the loss, the sacrifice, the uncertainty, the fear — forced upon us by COVID-19. As everyone continues to adjust to a changed world, we have been sharing a few questions. What has the scourge of COVID-19 revealed to us? Will any of these hard-won lessons help us as we turn to face the potential calamity of climate change that looms on the horizon? READ MORE HERE

In Celebration of Earth Day 2020, The Redford Center Announces National Environmental Video Contest Winners

PR Web
Aiming to recognize and celebrate the way students across the country are emerging as environmental leaders, The Redford Center--an environmental film and media nonprofit co-founded by Robert Redford and his son James Redford--celebrates the culmination of the inaugural year of Redford Center Stories: an environmental storytelling contest for middle school students with video submissions submitted from across the U.S. READ MORE HERE

The Redford Center to Distribute Funds to Environmental Filmmakers

PR Web
The Redford Center, a non-profit environmental media organization that accelerates environmental and climate justice, solutions and repair, announced today it will run its environmental Grants program as planned and open the call for proposals today. “Independent artists and filmmakers, particularly those working in documentary, are facing dramatic shifts to the industry and their livelihoods as a result of COVID-19,” said Jill Tidman, Executive Director of The Redford Center. “Every bit of support helps right now.” READ MORE HERE

The Redford Center, Apple and 4Ocean Team Up to Build Youth Climate Leadership Through New Environmental Video Contest

With youth across the globe bringing an infusion of energy and engagement to climate movements, The Redford Center, an environmental film and media nonprofit co-founded by filmmaker James Redford, and his father, actor Robert Redford, is launching its newest program aimed at developing youth leadership. Redford Center Stories will engage students in interactive learning and creative storytelling for an environmental video contest with winners announced on Earth Day (April 22, 2020) in partnership with Apple. READ MORE