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Matsalu Nature Film Festival calling

The 17th MAFF | Matsalu Nature Film Festival will be held on September 18-22, 2019 in Lihula, Pärnu and Haapsalu, Estonia.   THE CALL FOR ENTRIES IS NOW OPEN!   We look forward to creative wildlife and environmental documentaries from all over the world!   SUBMISSON ENDS MAY 1st!   Read more and submit here:   For further information please do not hesitate to visit our website: or email us...

Join the WCFF for a private, ten day wildlife photography trip to Zikomo Lodge in Zambia. June 12-22, 2019 and one of my filmmakers, had a terrible experience dealing with the founder of this festival, but that trip looks great.  Join the WCFF for a private, ten day wildlife photography trip to Zikomo Lodge in Zambia. June 12-22, 2019 NSEFU Foundation & Zikomo LodgeWCFF Partner   WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY TRIP Interested in a wildlife photography trip to Africa? Join the WCFF, June 12-22, 2019 to Za...

Don't miss your opportunity to attend the 17th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival

        Don't miss your opportunity to attend the 17th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival when it returns to Nevada City and Grass Valley January 17-21, 2019. One of the most inspiring environmental gatherings of its kind, Wi...

Enter your film in the Living Oceans Film Showcase


“Make Your Own Legends” speaker series with a powerhouse panel of adventurers, activists and storytellers

    The Adventure Film Festival is grounded in powerful storytelling, showcasing the year’s most compelling films, art and activism. This year, they bring the people behind the work together in an event designed to spark action and empower creation. The panel, presented by Meridian Line &...

17th edition of the Innsbruck Nature Film FestivaL

2018 INFF - Festival   Welcome to the 17th edition of the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival, which takes place from October 09 to 12. 50 films on nature, environment and sustainability; numerous side events; the possibility of exchange between filmmakers and the audience; education and information. We wish you unforgettable experiences and inspiring encounters during this year's INFF: [details]   2018 INFF - Program  Fifty films will b...

Green Film Fest Wraps Up 8th Annual Environmental Film Festival

  San Francisco’s Green Film Fest 2018 ended with the hope-inspiring sneak-peek screening of The Condor and The Eagle, September 13, after hosting over a week of new environmental films from around the globe, expert panels, and audience discussions in theaters throughout the city.  Green Film Fest 2018 was an official Affiliate Event of the Global Climate Action Summit, and partnered with COAL + ICE exhibition, and Bay Area Now 8. Films were accompanied by panels and discuss...

BIFED 2018 Finalists

Finalists of BIFED2018  International Competition and GAIA Student Award   Pre selections for International Competition and Gaia Student Award for the 5th Edition of Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary that will take place between 10 - 14 October are over. Films from all over the globe made the selection very hard on the pre-selection committee watching all the 265 documentaries from 56 countries carefully. Finally...

2018 Green Film Network Award: and the winners are…

It was hard to choose among many beautiful documentary films and short films, selected by our festival members all over the world. Nevertheless, in the end we have the winners of Green Film Network Award 2018! And the winners are… Genesis 2.0 by Christian Frei, Maxim Arbugaev (Switzerland, 2018, 103’)   On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters search for tusks of extinct mammoths. One day, they discover a s...

KLEFF 2018 accounces the results of the film submission!

KLEFF 2018 ANNOUNCES THE FINALISTS FOR 5 MAIN FILM CATEGORIES AND SPECIAL AWARDS After 6 months of film competition and 1 month of judging process, the KLEFF 2018 committee is proud to accounce the results of the film submission! Out of 179 submissions we received globally, the KLEFF 2018 panel jury has selected 100 films to be screened throughout the seven-day film festival. Our festival theme for this year is ‘Forest, River and Climate Change’. You can view the list of films...

Indigo Moon Film Festival is going green this fall : October 12-14, 2018.

    Hundreds of people flock to Indigo Moon Film Festival each year to watch great new films from around the world.  In doing so, a lot of garbage is created.  Just think of all the printed materials, water bottles, food containers and carbon emissions from the travel to get here.   To combat these issues, Indigo Moon Film Festival, in partnership with PWC and Sustainable Sandhills, is going green in 2018!   First, we will rely on recycling, composting,  ...

Message from KLEFF Festival Director - The International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

  Hello friends & supporters! In the last one month, we have gone to another three universities for our roadshows. The purpose of this roadshow is not only to communicate and share about KLEFF, but at the same time organise a compact film making workshop with our film making & media partner, Stranger Connection Media (SCM) as well as introducing two special categories for this year’s competition, brought to you by River of Life (ROL) and Roundtable on Sustainable Pa...

Call for entries for the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2018

Submission to the 2018 INFF are possible from now on until July 15. All information regarding this year's competition can be found here: The trailer for the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2018 was created by the wonderful Lukas Ladner and depicts the connection between nature and mankind as well as our dependency on a sound environment. The INNSBRUCK NATURE...

Two weeks left to submit to inaugural Cine Vert et Bleu Environment and Nature Festival in France - Metz

The first edition of the Festival will take place from 16 to 18 November 2018. Jointly launched by the European Institute of Ecology (IEE) in Metz and the Association Ecrans des Mondes in Paris (AEM) cinévert&bleu, the brand-new International Film Festival, offers the audiences of the Eastern Euroregion, once a year, a collection of compelling films dealing with the ecological transition i.e; the relationships between Men, Society and Nature. A special emphasis will be given i...

35th Autrans International Mountain Film Festival - France - Calling for entries

35th Autrans International Mountain Film Festival - France 5 - 9 December 2018 Call for entries! All films taking place in mountains or dealing with this natural environment: expeditions, mountaineering, portraits and ethnological films, ecology, sciences and arts. A professional jury for 5 awards (financial or technical prizes) for documentary competition. Audience awards for best documentary film. Others jurys according to partnerships and dedicated prizes. A special comp...

The 21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival will be held in Torino, Italy from May 31st up to June 5th, 2018.

  21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival   The 21st CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival will be held in Torino, Italy from May 31st up to June 5th, 2018. Since its debut in Turin in 1998, CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival has presented outstanding environmental films in a year-round program of initiatives that promote cinema and green awareness. The CinemAmbiente program fea...

The 4th International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő will be held in Gödöllő, Hungary, in May 25-27, 2018.

    In 2018, under the auspices of the Festival there will be two Film Reviews (International Film Review and Carpathian-Basin Film Review). In additional to the free of charge screenings of the competition films, several programs will wait for the visitors in May, 2018: entertaining nature-preservation and environmental-protection programs, the renewable outdoor photography exhibition entitled “Enchanting Hungary”, the...

Celebrate Earth Day on 22nd of April

  Earth Day is a global annual observance celebrated on 22nd of April since 1970 to protect the environment and save earth. The aim of this event is to inspire people to strive for a healthy earth environment.  DO SOMETHING: TAKE ACTION I  GIVE I spread this! Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network is the world&rsquo...

The 2nd Annual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival Returns to the City of Brotherly Love

  Boasting an international slate of new environmentally-focused shorts and features, the Festival will showcase 34 inspiring and entertaining films – including films by 11 female directors — April 6-8 at the Prince Theater   Philadelphia, PA, March 6, 2018 – The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival is thrilled to announce the full programming line-up for the 2nd annual Festival, which returns to the City of Brotherly Love during the first week...

A chat with the founder and honorary advisor of the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival : Yasmin Rasyid

Yasmin with KLEFF”s festival director, Fadly Bakhtiar Earlier this year, on January 29th 2018, the 11th Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) was launched at Vivatel Hotel announcing this year’s new and exciting programs and activities under the theme, “Forests, Water and Climate Change”. Read more about the launch here. Submission of films is now open to all film makers passionate about sharing inspiring stories on the environment and stories ...

Planet In Focus calling! Canada's largest environmental film festival held in Toronto each year

The 19th annual Planet in Focus film fest has launched their submission call. Visit for details and to submit your film today! Do you have a film about the environment or our connections to it? Submit to the 19th annual Planet in Focus festival by April 20th. Learn more at   ...

1° International Cinema Contest about Forests

  Open call - CINEMA CONTEST Montagna Italia Association, within the framework of the 1° th World Forum on Urban Forests, index the 1st International Cinema Contest about Forests. The event will take place from 28th November to 1th December 2018 in Mantova. The themes are: Forests of the world Urban Forests of the world The goal is to speak of forests and Urban Forests using visual language, allowing the public to discover these re...

Call For Entries XVII Baikal International Film Festival “People and Environment”

  The submission of entries for participation in XVII Baikal International Film Festival “People and Environment” n.a. V. G. Rasputin, will be held from 14 till 18 of September 2018 in Irkutsk, has been opened. The Festival “People and Environment” was conceived by the organizers as a film platform which gives the possibility to think about complicated relationship between human and nature. The Festival program includes contest screenings of documentary and p...

What Lies Upstream? Come to the Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to find out?

  What Lies Upstream? screens Friday, March 23, 12:45 pm in the Maryland Hall Main Theater.   Director Cullen Hoback takes us to West Virginia where he investigates a mysterious chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months. As the film, described as a “scandalous political thriller” deepens, we discover scientific cover-ups and political malfeasance that poisons the entire system meant to protect drinking water. The Washington City Paper call...

Science Media Awards Open for Entries!

Enter over 20 categories that cover various science disciplines, types of programs and crafts. Preliminary judging is thorough, with finalists announced in early August. Winners will be celebrated September 27, at an Awards Gala in Boston during SMASH18.  Enter Your Film       Want a few minutes of fun? Check out our 2016 finalists featured in this Call for Entry trailer. ...


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