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Environment and Ecology in Focus do not miss these great festivals calling with a theme. (Thanks and tribute to Rob Stewart's Sharkwater for his fantastic legacy and this poster)



Wildscreen launches new Edge of Nature Short Film Fund in partnership with On the Edge

Wildscreen has launched its first short film fund in partnership with On the Edge, to catalyse new and creative projects by emerging filmmakers to bring new perspectives and fresh approaches to the natural history filmmaking genre.    The fund will provide grants of up to £15,000 to 6 emerging filmmakers or teams, to produce new, innovative, out-of-the-box short films that resonate with GenZ audiences and spotlight Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) specie...

VIDEO: The NatureTrack Film Festival celebrates the 5th anniversary edition watch the trailers...

2023 is the first milestone for the NatureTrack Film Festival - its’ 5th anniversary.  NatureTrack FF is a nature-centric festival.  On this our 5th year, we’re taking it to a movie theatre for a new experience in Goleta.  The City of Goleta is a great partner in our endeavor.  On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the NTFF will get a proclamation marking this milestone at the Goleta City Council Meeting which starts at 5:30pm and can be seen streaming live.  Dates for the...

2023 Jackson Wild Legacy and Rising Star Awards Announced!

  We're thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2023 Legacy Award, as well as the recipient of our 2023 Rising Star Award. These three individuals have made outstanding contributions to the field of nature, science, and conservation storytelling. This year’s award recipients share Jackson Wild’s commitment to building an impact-driven community of filmmakers, creators, and conservationists, and have demonstrated a dedication to accelerating conserva...

2023 Naturetrack Film Festival calling

2023 NatureTrack Film Festival Updates The NTFF team is so excited to bring our festival to Goleta for the first year. We can’t wait to have another great year of sharing our passion for nature with you all! Don’t worry, Los Olivos residents, we are soon announcing a special event to follow the festival  a little closer to home.   We are welcoming some new members to our festival planning team in 2023. We have new Festival Directors, Mitchka Saberi and Francisco Lopez,...

9th International Nature and Environmental Protection Festival calling !

SUBMISSON FOR THE FILM REVIEW IS NOW OPEN! FOCUS TOPIC – WATER-WAYS   In 2023, the Film Review of the International Nature and Environmental Protection Festival will be launched for the 9th time, for which you can submit your work until February 28th, 2023. This year you can apply for categories both at the International Nature and Environment Film Review and the Natural Values of the Carpathian Basin Film Reviews, and following last ye...

Enter the 2023 Jackson Wild Media Awards! submit now

  Media today deepens understanding of the world around us, inspires commitment to protect and restore the natural systems upon which all life depends and empowers the radical changes that will be required to do so. Nature film’s equivalent to the Oscars®, the Jackson Wild Media Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in nature, science and conservation storytelling. Projects completed since June 1, 2022, are eligible to enter. The competition deadline is June 1...

MountainFilm Festival Lineup Announced

  One of North America’s oldest documentary film festivals, Mountainfilm (dubbed one of the “coolest” fests in the world) has announced the full lineup for its 45th edition. Taking place this Memorial Day weekend, May 25-29 in the majestic Telluride valley, attendees can look forward to 105 bold and inspiring films, including 22 features and 83 shorts curated into 12 programs, including award-worthy environmental, social justice and adventure-themed films.  &ldq...

Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2022 CATEGORY WINNERS

  We’re into the third week of the 12th Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2022.  With one week to go, there is still plenty of time to view amazing films celebrating wonderful species and the powerful efforts to conserve their habitats and ecosystems.    This week we’re delighted to announce the WCFF 2022 Category Winners. All the films in the festival have important messages to communicate. Sometimes the themes are challenging, but ultimately ...

Come celebrate Earth Day with EarthX!

  Expo - April 22-24  |  Conference - April 20-24 Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, TX Fun Fact: Earth Day originated in the U.S. and became recognized worldwide by 1990! EarthX’s 12th annual Earth Day celebration is FREE and includes exhibits, learning and interactive experiences, outdoor activities, entertainment, music and food that provide solutions for a more sustainable future. Come check out our free events&...

Matt Tranchin Joins EarthX

EarthX just announced a new Senior Vice President of Impact, Matt Tranchin. He joins the EarthX family with the goal of developing year-round campaigns, partnerships, and programming that establishes Dallas as a global hub of environmental leadership and advocacy, while also amplifying locally-led initiatives. Previously, he served in the Obama Administration as the National Service Liaison in the White House Office of Public Engagement, overseeing outreach to non-profits, foundations, an...

Discover the 32 MML Photo & Video, do you dare? Enrollment is still open

 32 MEMORIAL MARIA LUISA INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN, NATURE AND ADVENTURE PHOTO AND VIDEO CONTEST   Mountain, nature, wildlife, mountaineering, climbing, landscape, underwater world, biodiversity, flora, macro photo, extreme and adventure sports, etc. will be the photographic reference of the edition one more year. In addition, in this occasion a special category has also been created, it is dedicated exclusively to travel and people photography..   ...

Environmental Films at PFS Philadelphia Film Festival

We’re pleased to announce that the next PhilaEnviroFilmFest will be both live and virtual during the first week of April 2022. We’ve engaged the Philadelphia Film Society to produce the festival to take advantage of their staffing, technical, and marketing muscle. More details to follow in several months.    In the meantime, we’re excited that the Philadelphia Film Society’s own film festival, held later this month, includes a “Gree...

24th CINEMAMBIENTE Festival closing

Here we are at the last day of screenings of this 24th Environmental Film Festival. We hope that this edition has offered you food for thought and a desire to actively participate in the ongoing change towards a more (eco) sustainable world. On the other hand, as our claim states, (it's) TIME FOR CHANGE.       The final evening will be sanctioned by the award ceremony of the winning films, at 9 pm at the Cinema Massimo in Sala Cabiria, followed by a...


OFFICIAL AWARDS of the 19th MATSALU NATURE FILM FESTIVAL Grand Prix Earth: Muted, Sweden Directed by Mikael Kristersson, Åsa Ekman, Oscar Hedin Jury: A great film tells more than any jury summary can tell in a few sentences. The Grand Prix of Matsalu FF 2021 goes to a very special film that grabs its viewer from the first shot, where we see treetops heavy with cherry blossom...

World Oceans Week 2021 on EarthxTV! June 7-12

World Oceans Week 2021 on EarthxTV June 07 - 12  Featuring: Original Series Premiere Forces for Nature  Featuring: Ben Lecomte | Marathon Swimmer, Author, Speaker and Architect  The Hydrous The World's Largest Synchronized Dive Join The Hydrous Virtual Dive Team, led by CEO & Co-Founder Erika Woolsey, to celebrate World Oceans Week on June 7th at 7pm CDT / 5pm PDT with a first-of-its-kind shared, synchronized immersive reality experience. You'll dive under the wa...

Mountainfilm Online festival kicks off today

Photo: Ben Eng Missed something in Telluride or prefer your own couch and snack set up? For the second year in a row, Mountainfilm is coming to you. Cozy up on your couch or tune in from your campervan for another year of thrilling, yet thoughtful films and speakers with Mountainfilm Online. The online festival kicks off on May 31 at 9 a.m. MDT and ends on June 6 at 11:45 p.m. MDT. THE RUNDOWN Most programs can be streamed anytime and anywhere (from Telluride to Thailand) dur...

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam 2021 Last Call for Entries with final deadline tomorrow

  The 7th Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR) will take place from 26 – 31 October 2021. The festival focuses on the screening of wildlife, environment, sustainability, climate change and conservation documentaries. The competition is free of fees. Entries must be submitted before 1 May 2021. Last call for entries for the seventh editon of The Netherlands' main wildlife film festival!   The 2021 festival takes place in beautiful Rotterdam, The...

SUNCINE (Spain - Mexico) 2021 Calling for entries

  CALL FOR ENTRIES SUNCINE  announces its open-call and welcomes submissions for the International Environmental Film Festival  SPAIN / MEXICO The festival will take place on November  3- 11, 2021. Registration for the 28th SUNCINE Festival is FREE and is open until July 31, 2021 on the following platforms: FILMFREEWAY: FESTHOME: ACCIONS 3E  is a Non-Profit Cultural Association organizes the 28th SUNCINE International En...

Panel on Sustainability in Filmmaking @ Palm Springs International Film Society

A discussion for a more sustainable film industry.        Website ShortFest 2021 ...

For the Planet... For the People... & All Life on Earth

  Come to Gather... Right Now!  Over We! Where & When TBA Soon!       Are You a Filmmaker? Have Friends That Are?    ...

EARTHxTV Now available anytime from anywhere on any device

      Watch the new 24x7 EarthxTV channel and VOD (Video On Demand) library airing original shows, award-winning documentaries, daily news and global events.    Download the EarthxTV App today!    Want more? Sign up for FREE and be the first to see show premieres, advanced screenings and exclusive content.   SIGN UP HERE    Five new shows premiering this week:   Energy 4| Transforming Power&nbs...

Last call for films on environment & human rights for The SiciliAmbiente Film Festival

The deadline for the film contest is coming up on April 30th. Submit your film on our website or on Filmfreeway, Festhome, Click4festivals and Movibeta. We are now accepting SHORTS (fiction, doc, or animation), FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES and FICTION FILMS!   Only 2 weeks left. ...

This Week on EarthxTV April 12 - 18

WATCH       Program Schedule   Join us for EarthxTV show premieres ----  our Earth Day Celebration April 16-25.     Film Festival April 16-25 ...

Call for entry opens for The Innsbruck Nature Film Festival (INFF)

  CURTAINS UP FOR SUBMISSIONS TO THE 20th INNSBRUCK NATURE FILM FESTIVAL! The Innsbruck Nature Film Festival (INFF) springs into spring with the Call for Entry to submit films for the 20th edition of the internationally renowned festival. The period for applications is 31 March to 15 July 2021 for films dealing with topics of nature, the environment and sustainability. A breath of fresh air: For its 20th anniversary, Katja Trippel, experienced science- and environmental journ...


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