The 32nd International Ménigoute Festival was held from 27th October to 1st November 2016 and during these six days, a large number of the public came to participate in the various activities offered as parts of this event. Some screenings welcomed up to 1200 people!
Le Palmarès movies – The Award-Winning Films 2016
Le Lirou d’or – Grand Prix de Ménigoute (4 000 €)
The Golden Lirou - Ménigoute Grand Prize
Offered by the Parthenay-Gâtine Community of Communes, it rewards the best film. The award is offered by the Ornithological Group of Deux-Sèvres.
1 - Magie der Moor – The Magic Moor
Jan Haft - Nautilusfilm GmbH - Germany - 93 minutes - 2015
2 - Nous, Mammifères – Us, Mammals - Marie Daniel and Fabien Mazzocco - C Nature et Mauvaises Graine - France - 60 mn - 2016
3 - Le Bel Opportuniste - The Beautiful Opportunist - Anne and Erik Lapied - La Salamandre - Switzerland - 33 min - 2015
Prix Paul Géroudet (2 000 €)
Paul Géroudet Award
Offered by the company Our Birds in partnership with Asters - Conservatory of Natural Areas of Haute-Savoie, the Vultures association Baronnies and the Zoological Society of Geneva, the award recognizes the best ornithological film.
Prix Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine de la créativité (2000 €)
Region Aquitaine New Award for Creativity
Offered by New Aquitaine, it rewards the best treatment film, chosen for its originality, innovative and creative aspects.
1 - Nous, Mammifères - Us, Mammals
Marie & Daniel Fabien Mazzocco - C Nature et Mauvaises Graine - France - 60 mn - 2016
2 - Métamorphoses - Sacha Bollet et Benoît Demarle - Le Gobie et La Salamandre - France and Switzerland - 50 mn - 2016
3 - Ex Aequo
Prix de Protection de la Nature (1 830 €)
Protection of Nature Award
Offered by the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO), France Nature Environnement (FNE) and Nicolas Hulot Foundation for Nature and Humanity (FNH)
Prix Paysages (1 525 €)
Offered by the Conservatory of Natural Spaces of Poitou-Charentes, it rewards the best film about the size and aesthetic roles, cultural and ecological landscape.
Prix Jeunes Regards (1 525 €)
Offered by Crédit Agricole, it rewards the best film of the youth jury consisting of students from the IFFCAM (Francophone Institute of Animal Training Cinema Menigoute).
Congratulations to all 2016 Winners from Wildlife-film.com, in particular our members highlighted!
We'd also like to mention a film that was entered into the competition, by member Hilco Jansma, who joined us there with much travel-hardship and it was a real pleasure to see him... We loved his film... The Noorderplantsoen. :)
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