Calling all wildlife filmmakers


The premiere wildlife film festival, Wildscreen, is searching for the best wildlife and environmental films from around the world for its prestigious Panda Awards. Dubbed “The Green Oscars’, entries for the Panda Awards are open until 26 March.

In 2008, the Festival attracted 440 films from 43 countries; 62 productions were selected for viewing by the Final Jury and 22 prizes were awarded in fields as diverse as animal behaviour to campaigning, editing to newcomer.

The 2010 awards will be presented at a gala Award Ceremony held during the Festival week (10 to 15 October) in Bristol, where over 650 leading industry figures will gather to celebrate and applaud the winning films. 

Categories are:
Animal Behaviour Award
Campaign Award
UWE Children’s Choice Award
Cinematography Award
Earth Sciences Award
Best Editing Award
Environment Award
Parthenon Entertainment Award for Innovation
Best Music Award
ARKive New Media Award
BBC Newcomer Award
Animal Planet International People & Animals Award
Popular Broadcast Programme
Presenter-led Award
Best Script Award
Best Series Award
Short Film Award   New category!
Best Sound Award
Theatrical Award
Wildscreen’s Award to promote filmmakers from developing countries

Full details of all the award categories and entry requirements can be found on the Wildscreen Festival website


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