LESS FIELD, MORE YIELD is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at

At a time when it is necessary to think differently about crop production, due to climate change, depleted natural resources, population growth and availability of land, the VertiCrop has been developed as a sustainable alternative to traditional agriculture, utilizing advanced hydroponic technologies in controlled environments.

Curator of Plants and Gardens Paignton Zoo: Kevin Frediani
Research Manager Alterrus Systems: Joanne Bayley
Vertical Gardener Paignton Zoo: Mike Phillips
Camera: Mateja Brvar
Sound: Kirstie Anderson
Music: David Hamilton
Producer/Director/Editor: William Mann
Thanks to Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and Alterrus Systems


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