The first international Matsalu Nature Film Festival took place in 2003.
The Festival is named after the Matsalu National Park, one of Europe's largest bird sanctuaries and a wetland environment of global significance.
The objective of the festival is to screen and recognize new nature films and their creators, and to promote the distribution and popularity of nature films.
The festival promotes nature-oriented and sustainable ways of life and respect for the nature-connected traditions of indigenous people.
The 14th Matsalu Nature Film Festival will take place from 21st-25th September, 2016 in Lihula, Haapsalu and Tallinn, Estonia.
CALL FOR ENTRIES OPEN from 1st March. DEADLINE 1st June. Submit Online: www.matsalufilm.ee/en/regulations