Werner Boote

Vienna, Austria

Film Projects


Werner Boote is an Austrian filmmaker, director, writer & keynote-speaker.

Plastic Planet is one of those rare call-to-action documentaries that roused viewers to do something against plastics and accomplished countless changes in legislation, industry and society.  Boote won numerous awards, including the Golden Romy for "Best Documentary Feature".

His film Population Boom examines the well-known nightmarish vision of overpopulation. It premiered internationally at the cph:dox filmfestival in Denmark and won the Green Me Award for "best green documentary" in Berlin.

After the evocative documentary Everything´s Under Control, his new movie The Green Lie about greenwashing is his new box office hit. It´s world premiere took place at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale).