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And the JHWFF 2013 Winners are....
From Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
27th September 2013

The Grand Teton Awards Gala was held last night, Thursday, September 26th, at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park. This year’s entries included 540 films entering more than 900 categories to compete for 23 special awards. The 2013 award winners were selected by a distinguished panel of judges and here are the results:

Congratulations to all the 2013 Winners!

On a River in Ireland (Secret Life of the Shannon) Crossing the Line Production for RTÉ


Best Animal Behavior Program (sponsored by Tangled Bank Studios)
Africa: Kalahari BBC Natural History Unit, Discovery, BBC Worldwide, France TV & CCTV

Best Wildlife Habitat Program (sponsored by Disneynature)
On a River in Ireland (Secret Life of the Shannon) Crossing the Line Production for RTÉ

Best Conservation Program (sponsored by The Nature Conservancy)
Battle for Elephants National Geographic Television

Best People & Nature Program (sponsored by NHK Japanese Broadcasting)
Kangaroo Dundee, Episode 1 AGB Films for Natural World (BBC2) (Directed by Andrew Graham-Brown and Tom Mustill)

Best Science and Nature Program (Sponsored by Marco Polo Films)
Operation Iceberg: Birth of a 'Berg BBC Science & Discovery

Conservation Hero (Sponsored by SK Films)
Attenborough 60 Years in the Wild: Our Fragile Planet BBC Natural History Unit, BBC Worldwide & NATURE for WNET New York Public Media


Best Limited Series (sponsored by ORF/Universum)
Africa BBC Natural History Unit, Discovery, BBC Worldwide & France TV Frozen Planet BBC Natural History Unit, Discovery, BBC Worldwide, Open University, Atena, ZDF, SKAI & Discovery Canada

Best Childrenís Program
How I Became An Elephant Rattle The Cage Productions & Sea Fox Productions

Best Hosted or Presenter-led Program (sponsored by NHU Africa)
Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature: Super-bodies Oxford Scientific Films, Hamsterís Wheel & Terra Mater Factual Studios Host: Richard Hammond

Best Educational Program (sponsored by Craighead Berengia South)
Field Chronicles: Chingaza - The Water's Journey Conservation International

Best Short Program (sponsored by Wyoming Film Office)
Amazing Grace Makhulu Productions

Best Short Shorts
The Elephant in the Room Filmontage Productions & Wildize Foundation

Best Theatrical Program (Sponsored by Terra Mater Factual Studios)
Disneynature Chimpanzee Disneynature (Silverback Films)

Best Immersive 3D/Large Format (Sponsored by GoPro)
Flight of the Butterflies SK Films Inc.

Best Immersive Fulldome
Supervolcanoes Spitz Creative Media, Mirage3D & Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc, in associations with Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Marian Zunz Newcomer (Sponsored by Center for Environmental Filmmaking)
A Year in the Wild: Snowdonia Jeff Wilson

Best Media Installation
Rapid Inventory Theater The Field Museum

Best Interactive and New Media (Sponsored by BBC Earth/NHU)
America the Wild: Kinect Nat Geo TV Grizzly Creek Films, Microsoft Xbox Studios, Relentless Studios and Nat Geo Wild


Best Sound (Sponsored by Dolby Laboratories)
Disneynature Chimpanzee Disneynature Sound Supervisor: Kate Hopkins; Sound Designer: Tim Owens;
Re-Recording Mixers: Andrew Wilson & Matthew Gough

Best Cinematography (Sponsored by National Geographic WILD & National Geographic Television)
Frozen Planet: Winter BBC Natural History Unit, Discovery Communcations, BBC Worldwide, the Open University, Antena 3, ZDF. Skai, & Discovery Canada Cinematography: Frozen Planet Camera Team

Best Editing (Sponsored by Sony Electronics)
On a River in Ireland Crossing the Line Production for RTÉ Editor: Emer Reynolds

Best Original Musical Score
Penguins - Spy in the Huddle: The Journey John Downer Productions Composer: Will Gregory

Best Writing
Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero: Wallace in the Spice Islands BBC Natural History Unit, Glassbox Productions, BBC Worldwide & Science Channel: Discovery Communications Writer: Bill Bailey

Special Consideration
Earth Flight: North America John Downer Productions
The Last Ocean Fisheye Films

Mike deGruy

Legacy Award
Mike deGruy - for his incredible contribution to the world of wildlife film making.

Wildlife-film.com congratulates all of the winners, especially members Silverback Films and Tom Mustill - Well done all involved!

JHWFF 2013

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