Wild Talk Africa opens ROSCARS call


The Wild Talk Africa Film Festival, a biennial event recognised as Africa’s premiere wildlife and natural history film festival and conference, is now calling on filmmakers around the world to submit their films for the 2013 edition of the prestigious ROSCAR Awards.

Judges for the ROSCAR Awards include highly qualified and well-known local and international professionals in the filmmaking industry, with representation from leading natural history companies and broadcasters including National Geographic, Animal Planet, and BBC Natural History Unit to name a few.

The ROSCAR Award winners will be announced at a high profile black-tie gala event during Wild Talk Africa 2013 which recognises filmmakers for their outstanding contribution to the continued growth and advancement of this essential genre of film.

Affectionately known as the rhino Oscars, the ROSCAR Awards are the ultimate recognition of wildlife and natural history filmmakers in Africa.

Films can be submitted to a number of categories, including the following:

The Music Award
The Sound Design Award
The Cinematography Award
The Limited Budget Award
The Best Children’s Natural History Production Award
The Best Environmental Production Award (Dedicated to the memory of Rick Lomba)
The Expedition/Adventure Award
The Short Film Award
The Best Presenter Award
The New Media Award
The Editing Award
The Best Script Award
The Best Series Award
The Best 3D Film Award ** new category
Best Newcomer Award
Best African Production Award
The Best of the Fest Award

To submit films simply visit the Wild Talk Africa website and follow the instructions.

The closing date for all submissions is 12 March 2013

Submit now at www.wildtalkafrica.com

For more information email roscars@wildtalkafrica.com

Wild Talk Africa attracts international delegates and leaders of the wildlife filmmaking industry, who enjoy a lively conference and top quality film festival experience, as well as the natural beauty and plethora of activities that South Africa has to offer.


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