See the world and yourself differently

HitPlay Productions

Seeing Green

Seeing Green tells the story of three scientific renegades; a forester, a philosopher, and a botanist who choose to listen and learn from plants. Outliers in their fields, they have persevered through controversy, pushed boundaries, and risked their careers to become the revered prophets they are today. Is the world finally ready to hear their message?

Produced by HitPlay Productions with development support from Ontario Creates.


Director/Writer Su Rynard

Co-writer Helen Humphreys

Producers Nadine Pequeneza and Su Rynard

Executive Producer Nadine Pequeneza

  • It is our discontentedness and lost understanding about the amazing capacities of nature that’s driving a lot of our despair, and plants in particular are objects of our abuse… Turning to the intelligence of nature itself is the key.

    Suzanne Simard, Biologist and Author "Finding the Mother Tree"

  • Mosses take only the little that they need and give back in abundance. Human-designed systems are a far cry from this ongoing creation of ecosystem health, taking without giving back. I hold tight to the vision that someday soon we will find the courage of self-restraint, the humility to live like mosses.

    Robin Wall Kimmerer, Biologist and Author "Braiding Sweetgrass"

  • Probably, 95% of plant biologists would reject any association of sentience with plant life. So did I initially. But an investigation of older literature combined with present understanding led me to a more agnostic position.

    Paco Calvo, Director, Minimal Intelligence Lab

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