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EARTHxFilm and Earth Day Texas rolled out the Green Carpet to honor environmental heres and activists at the Global Green Gala on Friday, April 21 at Fair Park, in Dallas. Featuring a heady mix of people on the front lines working to literally save the earth, as well as filmmakers documenting and illustrating those efforts, the red carpet also included several of the guests contributing to the mission.

 Leilani Münter, Louie Psihoyos (RACING EXTINCTION) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Leilani Münter, Louie Psihoyos (RACING EXTINCTION) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Leilani Münter, race car driver and subject of the film, and Louie Psihoyos, director of RACING EXTINCTION) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Leilani Münter, race car driver and subject of the film, and Louie Psihoyos, director of RACING EXTINCTION) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Honoree Paul Watson (Sea Shepherd Conservation Society) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Honoree Captain Paul Watson (Sea Shepherd Conservation Society) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away With Murder) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away With Murder) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Leilani Münter being interviewed (RACING EXTINCTION) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Leilani Münter being interviewed (RACING EXTINCTION) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away With Murder) with his mother, Daphne (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Kendrick Sampson (How to Get Away With Murder) with his mother, Daphne (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Honoree Michael Green (Board Member & CEO, Center For Environmental Health) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Honoree Michael Green (Board Member & CEO, Center For Environmental Health) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Kendrick Sampson being interviewed (How to Get Away With Murder) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Kendrick Sampson being interviewed (How to Get Away With Murder) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Natalia Vega-Berry (The Global Brain Foundation), Michael Tracy (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Natalia Vega-Berry (The Global Brain Foundation), Michael Tracy (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Scott K. Ginsburg (Honorary Chair), Laua Ginsburg Pierson (Chair), and Lloyd Pierson (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Scott K. Ginsburg (Honorary Chair), Laua Ginsburg Pierson (Chair), and Lloyd Pierson (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Scott K. Ginsburg and Laura Ginsburg Pierson (Honorary Chair and Chair) posing for photos (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Scott K. Ginsburg and Laura Ginsburg Pierson (Honorary Chair and Chair) posing for photos (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Langston and Elizabeth This (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Langston and Elizabeth Theis (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Judith Lifson (EARTHxFilm Founders Circle) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Judith Lifson (EARTHxFilm Founders Circle) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Laura Ginsburg Pierson being interviewed by the Earth Day Texas Social Media team (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Laura Ginsburg Pierson being interviewed by the Earth Day Texas Social Media team (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Free diver Tanya Streeter with her daughter, Tilly Streeter (A PLASTIC OCEAN) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Free diver Tanya Streeter with her daughter, Tilly Streeter (A PLASTIC OCEAN) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Keesha Sharp (The People Vs O.J. Simpson) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Keesha Sharp (The People Vs O.J. Simpson) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Honoree Dr. Sylvia Earle (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Honoree Dr. Sylvia Earle (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Peter Mensah (Sparticus) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Peter Mensah (Sparticus) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Dr. Sylvia Earle being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Dr. Sylvia Earle being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jerome Ringo (Former Chairman, National Wildlife Federation) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jerome Ringo (Former Chairman, National Wildlife Federation) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Peter Mensah (Sparticus) and Jerome Ringo (National Wildlife Federation) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Peter Mensah (Sparticus) and Jerome Ringo (National Wildlife Federation) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Everyone wanted to talk to Dr. Sylvia Earle (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Everyone wanted to talk to Dr. Sylvia Earle (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Andy Allo (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE) set to perform prior to the awards presentations (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Andy Allo (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE) set to perform prior to the awards presentations (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Adventurer Doug Stoup with Alexandra Woodward (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Adventurer Doug Stoup with Alexandra Woodward (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Peter Mensah (Sparticus) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Peter Mensah (Sparticus) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Doug Stoup (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Doug Stoup (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Nancy Addison (Author, How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Nancy Addison (Author, How To Be A Healthy Vegetarian) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jennifer Massud (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jennifer Massud (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Rosemary De Medici (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Rosemary De Medici (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jeff Orlowski (CHASING CORAL) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jeff Orlowski, Director of CHASING CORAL (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Sophie Ansel (Camera Operator), Larissa Rhodes (Producer), Jeff Orlowski (Director), Zackary Rago (Camera Operator), Samantha Wright (CHASING CORAL) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Sophie Ansel (Camera Operator), Larissa Rhodes (Producer), Jeff Orlowski (Director), Zackary Rago (Camera Operator), Samantha Wright (CHASING CORAL) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Sophie Ansel, Director of OUT OF THE BLUE (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Sophie Ansel, Director of OUT OF THE BLUE (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Les McCable (Global Green PRES & CEO), Nikki Sharp (Ambassador) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Les McCabe (Global Green PRES & CEO), Nikki Sharp (Ambassador) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Nikki Sharp (Global Green Ambassador) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Nikki Sharp (Global Green Ambassador) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Melissa Nguyen (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Melissa Nguyen (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Annie Banh (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Annie Banh (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Global Green's Les McCabe and Nikki Sharp being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Global Green’s Les McCabe and Nikki Sharp being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Gordon Fuller (BluSea Foundation), Patrick Furlotti (Global Mana Foundation) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Gordon Fuller (BluSea Foundation), Patrick Furlotti (Global Mana Foundation) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Angie Miller, Janet Franks LaBarba, Jane McGarry (WFAA) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Angie Miller, Janet Franks LaBarba, Jane McGarry (WFAA) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Checking notes while Stephanie Holan poses (Photo by Sandra Kent)

Checking notes while Stephanie Holan poses (Photo by Sandra Kent)

 

Stephanie Holan (Attorney) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Stephanie Holan (Attorney) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jamie Redford, director of HAPPENING (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jamie Redford, director of HAPPENING (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jamie Redford (Director), Jill Tidman (Producer) of HAPPENING (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jamie Redford (Director), Jill Tidman (Producer) of HAPPENING (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

And without sunglasses... Jamie Redford and Jill Tidman (HAPPENING) (Photo by Sandra Kent)

And without sunglasses… Jamie Redford and Jill Tidman (HAPPENING) (Photo by Sandra Kent)

 

Elihu Washburne (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Elihu Washburne (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Pierre Renold, Theresa Ramirez, Allison Kodatt, Johnathan Rodriguez (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Pierre Renold, Theresa Ramirez, Allison Kodatt, Johnathan Rodriguez (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Posing the Ward family and scouting other guests (Photo by Sandra Kent)

Posing the Ward family and scouting other guests (Photo by Sandra Kent)

 

Andrew, Amanda, and Lloyd Ward (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Andrew, Amanda, and Lloyd Ward (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Rutherford Seydel, Laura Turner Seydel (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Rutherford Seydel, Laura Turner Seydel (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jessica Upchurch, Matthew Upchurch (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jessica Upchurch, Matthew Upchurch (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Rutherford Seydel, Laura Turner Seydel, Jessica Upchurch, Matthew Upchurch (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Rutherford Seydel, Laura Turner Seydel, Jessica Upchurch, Matthew Upchurch (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jeremy McKane, director of RIDGE TO REEF (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jeremy McKane, director of RIDGE TO REEF (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jeremy McKane (RIDGE TO REEF) (Photo by Sandra Kent)

Jeremy McKane (RIDGE TO REEF) (Photo by Sandra Kent)

 

Doc North (RIDGE TO REEF) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Doc North (RIDGE TO REEF) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Tarin and Buzz Azarian (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Tarin and Buzz Azarian (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Nicolai and Nkiru Niemanns (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Nicolai and Nkiru Niemanns (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Jeremy McKane (RIDE TO REEF) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Jeremy McKane (RIDE TO REEF) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Headlining talent for the evening, Samantha Ronson and Ocean Park Standoff (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Headlining talent for the evening, Samantha Ronson and Ocean Park Standoff (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Australian recording artist Cody Simpson (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Australian recording artist Cody Simpson (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Samantha Ronson and Ocean Park Standoff being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Samantha Ronson and Ocean Park Standoff being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Michael Cain (EARTHxFilm's Founder) and Richard Berge (AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Michael Cain (EARTHxFilm’s Founder) and Richard Berge (AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER) (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Eliza West, Savannah Miller (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Eliza West, Savannah Miller (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Rutherford Seydel, Eliza West, Savannah Miller, Laura Turner Seydel (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Rutherford Seydel, Eliza West, Savannah Miller, Laura Turner Seydel (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Richard Berge (AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Richard Berge (AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER) being interviewed (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

 

Taking stock of the carpet that was with EARTHxFilm's Michael Cain (Photo by Lindsay Jones)

Taking stock of the carpet that was with EARTHxFilm’s Michael Cain (Photo by Lindsay Jones)