Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Green Channel?

The Green Channel is an online streaming service that showcases compelling, investigative and thought-provoking environmental films. We’re a subscription-based service and are completely ad-free, so you can focus on the good bits without any distractions. Learn more about us.

What makes The Green Channel unique?

When you sign up for The Green Channel, you’re joining a community of like-minded people who care about our world. We offer carefully hand-picked content that's hard to find anywhere else online, and we do it while committing to help fund the future of environmental film.

How do you fund environmental filmmaking?

We're passionate about amplifying the voices of independent filmmakers. That's why we give back a portion of every subscription fee to fund environmental films. When you sign up for The Green Channel, you can add your voice to help us choose who to fund.

How do I help you choose who to fund?

When you sign up, choose a film or filmmaker that’s important to you and write their name in the How did you hear about us? box. We’ll share a portion of your monthly subscription fee with them. Don’t know who to choose? No problem! We’ll share the gift among all our filmmakers. It’s that easy to help amplify the voices of others who care as much as you do.

What else do you do with the subscription fees?

We use subscription fees to commission original content, to remaster old films that might otherwise be lost in the digital age, and to digitize raw footage of compelling public interest. We also re-invest into the people and infrastructure we need to give you the best possible experience. We’re committed to giving a voice to all living things — and that means reaching out to as many ears as possible.

What kind of content do you feature?

The Green Channel looks for award-winning films that give a voice to all living things. From films about climate change and endangered species to ones about salmon fisheries and food sustainability: you’ll find insightful analysis about, and creative solutions to, some of today’s most pressing environmental questions. We’re also proud of our selection of remastered older films and of our hundreds of hours of raw, unedited footage documenting environmental events of public interest.

How often do you add new films?

We add new content monthly. Our review panel constantly seeks out films that provide fresh information and engaging points of view. And, we’re always developing original content that can only be found on The Green Channel.

How do I subscribe?

Subscribing is easy! Fill out the subscription form and start enjoying amazing films today. We’re so sure you’ll love us, we’re even giving you seven free days to explore what we have to offer.

What if I'm a teacher and would like to show one of your films to my class?

The Green Channel strives to be a unique resource for educators and students. We believe knowledge drives change. We are proud to offer unique content of public and educational interest, such as raw, uncensored footage of key environmental events. Get in touch if you would like to book a community or institutional screening.

How do I use The Green Channel?

Watching films should be simple. When you sign up, you’ll get immediate access to hundreds of hours of content. Simply sign in and browse films by category right on the Watch A Film page. Click on the icon of the film you want to watch, and stream your film right from your browser.

How do I get the best playback experience? Do I need special software?

The Green Channel will load in any modern browser, though we recommend Google Chrome for the best viewing experience. Javascript must be enabled. It’s important that your internet connection has sufficient bandwidth to handle video streams. We adjust video stream data quality automatically depending on your internet connection speed: a better connection equals better quality streaming.

How do I cancel my subscription?

We're sorry to see you go! But if you must, please login, go to your profile page, and follow the instructions for cancelling your account.

Who's behind The Green Channel?

The Green Channel, the voice of living things, is driven by Scott Renyard, a seasoned filmmaker and scientist who writes, produces, and direct international award-winning ecological documentaries through Juggernaut Pictures, a Canadian production company. Scott has worked on over 200 films and TV programs. He has dedicated the last 20 years to films and projects focused on the environment to help give voice to the creatures we share our planet with. He cares deeply about sharing his passion for all things green with his community. The Green Channel is one way to do so. When he’s not building The Green Channel, you’ll also find Scott creating new films and volunteering as a streamkeeper, wandering the streams and estuaries of the Squamish River watershed to help salmon reach their spawning grounds.

What if I have more questions?

Don't be shy. Get in touch on our contact page.

How do I submit a film?

We're excited to hear your voice! Please see our page on film submissions.

What's in store for the future?

We dream big. More films, more subjects, and more viewpoints are all in the cards. We’re also working on an app so that you can take The Green Channel with you, even on the go. Something specific you’d like to see? Let us know! We love chatting with others who care about the earth as much as we do.