Born in 1966, Patrick Rouxel is half Swedish, half French. He grew up in Malaysia and Singapore, speaks French, English and a bit of Indonesian. After working for more then 10 years in digital special effects for feature films, he changed tracks to freelance as a filmmaker for environmental conservation in 2003. For the last few years, Patrick has worked as a cameraman or film director for NGOs like Global Witness, Greenpeace and WWF in Indonesia and Africa. He also produces his own films dedicated to the protection of the tropical rainforests. GREEN is one of a trilogy: documenting through creative storytelling rainforest destruction in Indonesia, Brazil and the Congo.
Best ecological Film 2011