Wildlife-film.com - the international news and information resource for wildlife film makers worldwide with news and directories of producers, festivals, location managers, stock footage, training and freelance personnel.
homenewsCompaniesfreelancersfilmsshopcontact
         
 

Features / Case Studies / Press Releases
Stories from around the wildlife film-making world!

Jackson Wild Summit 2019 - Register

See previous features home 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Wildlife Winners and Losers - Brock Initiative

Jackson Wild Media Awards 2019 Finalists Announced!
From Jackson Wild
5th August 2019

Congratulations to this incredible lineup of finalists! This year's submissions included over 1,000 category entries - a record number - competing for more than 30 awards. We are deeply grateful to our more than 250 international preliminary judges who together reviewed over 5,000 hours of media. 

Stay tuned —Audioscape finalists and Special Consideration nominees will be announced mid-August.

Jackson Wild 2019 Finalists Announced!

Jackson Wild has announced the 2019 finalists for its 16th biennial film competition, the Jackson Wild Media Awards, an event that is considered to be the “Oscars?TM? of nature filmmaking” around the globe.

Winners will be announced at the Grand Teton Awards Gala Celebration in Jackson, Wyo. on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. The awards are just one part of the seven-day Jackson Wild Summit hosted at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park from September 21-27. Those attending include 850+ innovative filmmakers, conservationists, photographers, scientists, journalists and visionaries from across the globe; all engaged in conservation, nature, wildlife and media.

“The judges selected an incredible slate of inspired finalists this year," said Lisa Samford, Executive Director of Jackson Wild. "With powerful messaging and stunning imaging, these richly woven stories from around the world are high impact and purpose-driven."

This year’s submissions in the prestigious competition include over 1,000 category entries from over 30 countries competing for more than 30 awards. Finalists were selected by more than 250 international judges who together reviewed over 5,000 hours of media. A distinguished panel of international judges will select the 2019 award winners immediately preceding the Jackson Wild Summit. Audioscape finalists and Special Consideration nominees will be announced later this month.

See below for a full list of finalists:

Jackson Wild 2019 Finalists Announced!

Congratulations to the 2019 Finalists!

Best Animal Behavior Film - Long Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores animal behavior in a new, fresh, imaginative or authoritative way. Sponsored by Disneynature

Blue Planet II: One Ocean
BBC Studios Natural History Unit

Dynasties: Painted Wolves
BBC Studios Natural History Unit, BBC America, Tencent, France Télévisions, CCTV9

Our Planet: Jungles ?
A Silverback Films Production for Netflix

Best Animal Behavior Film - Short Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores animal behavior in a new, fresh, imaginative or authoritative way.

The Great Pretender
A film by Nardine Groch, Produced as part of the UWE Masters of Wildlife Filmmaking course.

Unraveling the Monarch Butterfly Migration Mystery | It's Okay to be Smart
PBS Digital Studios, Spotzen

Whales and SETI
A Rebel Media Productions film, made in partnership with Long Story Short Media, in association with The Templeton World Charity Foundation.

Best Ecosystem Film
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores a unique habitat and its wildlife. Sponsored by Terra Mater

Backyard Wilderness
Archipelago Films, Arise Media, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, SK Films and Reconsider

Kingdoms of the Sky: Himalaya
PBS, BBC Earth

Mighty Rivers: The Ganges
Icon Films for Animal Planet

Our Planet: High Seas
A Silverback Films Production for Netflix

Best Earth & Sky Film
Awarded to the film that best explores the science of planet earth and the cosmos beyond. Relevant disciplines include Geology, Paleontology, Oceanography, Astronomy and Meteorology. Sponsored by: WGBH

Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey To Tomorrow
Discovery presents a Moxie Firecracker Films Production

Living Universe: The Explorers
Essential Media Entertainment, ZED, CuriosityStream, ARTE France

Space's Deepest Secrets: Cassini's Grand Finale
BBC Worldwide and Science Channel

Best Conservation Film - Long Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions. Sponsored by International Fund for Animal Welfare

Blue Planet II: Our Blue Planet
BBC Studios Natural History Unit

Kifaru Vs. Goliath
Visual, Ragtag Tribe Films

Sea of Shadows
Terra Mater Factual Studios in association with Appian Way, Malaika Pictures, The Wild Lens Collective for National Geographic Documentary Films

Best Conservation Film - Short Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions.

From Asia to Antarctica
Eco-Business

Nigerians fight to protect the world's most trafficked mammal
Katie Schuler, Mike Olcott, Dan Steinmetz, National Geographic Partners

Sides of a Horn
Whirlow Park Pictures, Broad River Productions, YKMD Productions, The Televisionaries, Frame 48

Best People & Nature Film - Long Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores the interdependent relationship between humans and animals or the environment. ?? ?Sponsored by: The Nature Conservancy

Sea of Shadows
Terra Mater Factual Studios in association with Appian Way, Malaika Pictures, The Wild Lens Collective for National Geographic Documentary Films

The Biggest Little Farm
NEON and LD Entertainment present a FarmLore Films production in association with Diamond Docs and Impact Partners & Artemis Rising

The Serengeti Rules
Passion Planet/HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

Best People & Nature Film - Short Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores the interdependent relationship between humans and animals or the environment. ??

Last Wild Places: Gorongosa
National Geographic Society

Nigerians fight to protect the world's most trafficked mammal
Katie Schuler, Mike Olcott, Dan Steinmetz, National Geographic Partners

Where Life Begins
Katie Schuler, Coral & Oak Studios, The Wilderness Society

Best Changing Planet Film - Long Form
Awarded for the best examination of our changing planet, including human impact, the environment, sustainability and climate change. Sponsored by Love Nature Picture

Our Planet: Frozen Worlds
A Silverback Films Production for Netflix

The Human Element
Earth Vision Film

The Serengeti Rules
Passion Planet/HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

Best Changing Planet Film - Short Form
Awarded for the best examination of our changing planet, including human impact, the environment, sustainability and climate change.

Cowboys & Scientists
Grizzly Creek Films, Archbold Biological Station

How to Save Our Planet
Silverback Films, Netflix, WWF UK

The Last Green Thread
Grizzly Creek Films, Danny Schmidt Films

Best Science in Nature Film - Long Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively incorporates science, the scientific method and scientific discovery into an understanding of some aspect of the natural world. ? Sponsored by Marco Polo Film AG

700 SHARKS
ARTE France, Le cinquième rêve, Andromède Océanologie, Les gens bien productions, Filmin'Tahiti, CNRS Images, with the participation of FranceTélévisions, National Geographic Wild, Ushuaia TV, Ici Explora, ARTE Distribution, Le CNC, La Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, La Polynésie française.

Laws of the Lizard
Day's Edge Productions for Smithsonian Network

The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World
Smith & Nasht, Real to Reel Productions In association with CuriosityStream, The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, ZDF/ARTE, SVT Sweden

The Serengeti Rules
Passion Planet/HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

Best Science in Nature Film - Short Form
Awarded to the program that most effectively incorporates science, the scientific method and scientific discovery into an understanding of some aspect of the natural world.
?

Second Genesis
HHMI Tangled Bank Studios and Market Road Films for PBS

Sounds of Survival
Katie Garrett and bioGraphic

The Anomalies: Venom Race
Day's Edge Productions for bioGraphic

The Lizard's Tale: Anoles
In The City Day's Edge Productions for Smithsonian Network

Best Impact Film - Long Form
Awarded to the film that most effectively celebrates the impact of individuals, groups, organizations or movements committed to the protection, awareness or understanding of a species, ecosystem or some other aspect of the natural world. Sponsored by ORF

Kifaru Vs. Goliath
Visual, Ragtag Tribe Films Picture Ghost Fleet Vulcan Productions, Seahorse Productions

STROOP - journey into the rhino horn wars
SDBFilms

The Serengeti Rules
Passion Planet/HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

Best Impact Film - Short Form
Awarded to the film that most effectively celebrates the impact of individuals, groups, organizations or movements committed to the protection, awareness or understanding of a species, ecosystem or some other aspect of the natural world.

Anointed
Mainspring Media, PREL

Blood Island
Lindsey Parietti in association with the University of the West of England

Last Wild Places: Gorongosa
National Geographic Society

Saving Grayling
Pioneer Studios, USFW, NFWF

Best Educational/Institutional Film
Awarded to the non-broadcast or commercially distributed program that most successfully educates its audience on some aspect of the natural world. This includes projects created by government agencies, NGOs, universities and other institutions. Sponsored by: PBS

Hidden Rivers of Southern Appalachia
Freshwaters Illustrated

M6NTHS
Eline Helena Film in association with the University of the West of England

The Disappeared
Artists in Motion Ltd, Sound Off Films

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Elisabeth Tova Bailey

Best Limited Series Film - Long Form
Awarded to the mini-series with episodes longer than 20 minutes in length, that most effectively advances a natural history theme. Sponsored by: RED Digital Cinema

Blue Planet II
BBC Studios Natural History Unit

Okavango - River of Dreams
A TERRA MATER FACTUAL STUDIOS / WILDLIFE FILMS production in co-production with THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC, DOCLIGHTS/NDR NATURFILM in association with PBS, CPB, ARTE FRANCE / Unité Découverte et Connaissance and SVT

Our Planet
A Silverback Films Production for Netflix

Best Limited Series Film - Short Form
Awarded to the mini-series with episodes shorter than 20 minutes in length, that most effectively advances a natural history theme. Sponsored by: ARRI

Deep Look
KQED, PBS Digital Studios

How to Save Our Planet
Silverback Films
, Netflix, WWF UK

Wild_Life: Resurrection Island
The Front and Bertie Gregory for National Geographic

Best Engaging Youth Film
Awarded to the program that most effectively inspires an appreciation of the natural world, or issues associated with animals and the environment to young people 6-12 years of age. Sponsored by: Discovery

Backyard Wilderness
Archipelago Films, Arise Media, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, SK Films and Reconsider

Great Bear Rainforest
Spirit Bear Entertainment

Superpower Dogs
IMAX & Cosmic

Best Host/Presenter Led Film
Awarded to the program that makes the most effective use of a host or presenter in communicating an appreciation and understanding of the natural world. Sponsored by: Vulcan Productions

Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees
Atlantic Productions, Host: Judi Dench

Mighty Rivers: The Ganges
Icon Films for Animal Planet, Host: Jeremy Wade

STROOP - journey into the rhino horn war
SDBFilms
, Host: Bonné de Bod

Wild_Life : Resurrection Island
The Front for National Geographic, Host: Bertie Gregory

Best Micro-Movie Film
Awarded to the most effective and compelling project under five minutes in length (including PSAs, music videos, and campaigns), that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world. Sponsored by: Seeker

Expand the Field
National Geographic Society

Finding Captain Nemo
Popular Science

March of the Newts
Freshwaters Illustrated

Not A Pet
Triangle Monday, The Big Sky

What is Biodiversity?
Silverback Films
, Netflix, WWF UK

Best Theatrical Film
Awarded to the program created for commercial distribution that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world. This category includes programs distributed in theaters, BluRay/DVD or streamed via the internet. Sponsored by: Off the Fence Picture

Free Solo
National Geographic Documentary Films Presents A Little Monster Films Production, an Itinerant Media Production and a Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation Production

Human Nature
Wonder Collaborative, News & Guts Films, Sandbox Films

Sea of Shadows
Terra Mater Factual Studios in association with Appian Way, Malaika Pictures, The Wild Lens Collective for National Geographic Documentary Films

The Serengeti Rules
Passion Planet/HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

Best Student and Emerging Film
Presented in recognition of the best program produced by either a first-time filmmaker in the field of natural history production, or a student currently enrolled or no more than 2 years out of an academic program. Sponsored by: HHMI Tangled Bank Studios

A Voice Above Nature
Annie Moir in association with the ?University of the West of England

Bears of Durango
?Test Area North

Blood Island
Lindsey Parietti in association with the University of the West of England ?

Chungungo: A Mentor's Tale
Visionhawk Films, Aquaterrafilms, Nedo Producciones Ltda.

Best 360° Storytelling
Awarded to the best natural history program created for the immersive platform of Virtual Reality. Sponsored by: USC Cinematic Arts

Everest VR: The Movie Experience
Jonathan Griffith Productions, Legend 3D, Vulcan Productions

Greenland Melting
FRONTLINE, Emblematic Group, NOVA, xRez Studio, Realtra

My Africa
A Passion Planet Production in association with Vision 3 for Conservation International

Polar Obsession
Black Dot Films VR for National Geographic

Best Visualization Film
Awarded for the cinematography or computer generated visual storytelling that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part. Sponsored by: Fujifilm and Fujinon Lenses

Blue Planet II: The Deep
BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Cinematographer: Gavin Thurston

Dynasties: Chimpanzee
BBC Studios Natural History Unit, BBC America, Tencent, France Télévisions, CCTV9, Cinematographers: John Brown, Mark MacEwen

Our Planet: One Planet
A Silverback Films Production for Netflix

The Serengeti Rules
Passion Planet/HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, Cinematographer: Tim Cragg

Best Editing Film
Awarded for the editing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part. Sponsored by: Sony Electronics

Blue Planet II: One Ocean
BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Editor: Matthew Meech

Dynasties: Chimpanzee
BBC Studios Natural History Unit, BBC America, Tencent, France Télévisions, CCTV9, Editor: Nigel Buck

Kifaru Vs. Goliath
Visual, Ragtag Tribe Films, Editor: Andrew Harrison Brown

The Biggest Little Farm NEON and LD Entertainment present a FarmLore Films production in association with Diamond Docs and Impact Partners & Artemis Rising, Editor: Amy Overbeck

Best Writing Film
Awarded for the writing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part through the union of imagery, story line, dialog and narration. Sponsored by: National Geographic

Attenborough´s Ant Mountain
A production of TERRA MATER FACTUAL STUDIOS in association with BBC and ABC Australia produced by AMMONITE LTD., Writers: Martin Dohrn, Joe Loncraine

Cute little Killers
A TERRA MATER FACTUAL STUDIOS production, Writer: Ruth Berry

Sex, Lies and Butterflies
A Production of TERRA MATER FACTUAL STUDIOS and CONEFLOWER PRODUCTIONS in co-production with THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET, Writer: Janet Hess

Wildlife-film.com congratulates all of the finalsists, especially those of our members that have made the list (in bold above). It's likely other members have worked on some of these productions... Let us know if you have!

Visit: jacksonwild.org/2019-finalists.html

Founded in 1991, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival has become Jackson Wild, expanding our reach and impact around the globe. Jackson Wild believes in the power of media to inspire wonder for our living planet and ignite action to restore and protect it through high-impact collaboration.?

Jackson Wild creates impact through four pillars of engagement: Summits, Awards, New Frontiers and Global Impact. See: www.jacksonwild.org/about.html

The Summit Programming & Schedule is Live!

More than ever before, we are inspired by the urgency of our times, and we are committed to creating a convening that will move the dial to restore and protect the world's ecosystems, species and cultures. With this in mind, we have an extensive lineup focusing on impact, innovation and collaboration through the power of storytelling.

See the 2019 programming here: www.jacksonwild.org/programming.html

The Jackson Wild Media Awards Gala is slated during a week of critical importance in the industry: the Jackson Wild Summit and the Living Oceans Summit. Jackson Wild events attract participation from key influencers in the conservation, science and media communities. For more information about the Summit programming, sponsorship, or conference attendance, please call 307-200-3286 or visit ?www.jacksonwild.org?.

About Jackson Wild:? A renowned international conference for over 25 years as the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Jackson Wild has expanded its reach and impact around the globe. ? Leveraging the power of media to inspire wonder for our living planet and ignite action to restore and protect it through high-impact collaboration, Jackson Wild creates impact through four pillars of engagement: Summits, Awards, New Frontiers and Global Impact. ?The Jackson Wild Media & Conservation Summit is an unparalleled annual industry gathering, held annually in Grand Teton National Park with over 800 international delegates. Summit attendees participate in an exceptional slate of leading-edge equipment presentations, seminars and state-of-the-art screenings. The Jackson Wild Media Awards are announced during the Summit at its awards gala celebration.

The Festival’s international board members include: Animal Planet, BBC Studios Natural History Unit, Blue Ant Media/Love Nature, Discovery Channel, Disneynature, FujiFilm Optical Devices/Fujinon Lenses, Gorongosa Restoration Project, HHMI/Tangled Bank Studios, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Media Alliance, National Geographic Partners, National Geographic Society, The Nature Conservancy, Thirteen Productions/WNET, Netflix, Off the Fence Productions, PBS, Sony Electronics, Terra Mater Factual Studios/Cinemater, The Science Channel, Smithsonian Channel, Swedish Television, UNIVERSUM/ORF, Vulcan Productions, WGBH, and World Wildlife Fund.

Visit/Like facebook.com/jacksonwildorg & follow twitter/jacksonwildorg & instagram.com/jacksonwildorg

Jackson Wild 2019

HTML Comment Box is loading comments...



Filmmakers For Conservation


Wildeye

Conservation Film-making - How to make films that make a difference

Wildlife Film-making: Looking to the Future

About Wildlife-film.com

Since the late 1990s Wildlife-film.com has been the leading source of information for the wildlife filmmaking industry worldwide. For over twelve years the site has been Google's number one ranking site for 'wildlife film' and related searches. Our site is viewed in over 175 countries. Our newsletter, Wildlife Film News, is read every month by thousands of people involved in wildlife filmmaking - from broadcasters and producers, to cameramen - we encourage readers to submit their news. We also serve as an online resource for industry professionals and services. Find producers, editors, presenters and more in our Freelancer section, and find out about festivals, training and conservation in Organisations. We encourage amateur and professional freelancers to join our network and welcome all wildlife-film related organisations to join our team.

Environmental Investigation Agency

 


Wildlife Film News is available every month straight to your Inbox!  Subscribe here:

*
indicates required

Email Format


search engine by freefind advanced