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SAVE THE DATE for the 20th international Nature Film Competition 2021

19 – 22 October 2021
Innsbruck, Tyrol

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SAVE THE DATE for the 20th international Nature Film Competition 

19 – 22 October 2021
Innsbruck, Tyrol

Submit

THE FILM FESTIVAL

Short or long, documentary or story, thought-provoking, factual, shocking, fascinating, or just simply beautiful: These words describe the films that we were happy to screen at Metropol Kino in Innsbruck in October 2020 – as a live festival, a real highlight during these Corona-times!

2021 the Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary and we are already looking forward to new fantastic films about nature, our environment and sustainablilty. It will take place in Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria from 19 – 22 October 2021. INFF is the key event of the INTERNATIONAL NATURE FESTIVAL.

Until July 15th, 2021!

Submit your movie in the given categories for documentary, short and young talents and become part of a truly inspiring festival experience. Here you can find the terms of participation.

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THE FILMS

NIGHT OF THE CRABS

MT. SUSWA – LIFE IN A VOLCANO

GUJIGA

CASCARITA

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Five categories and four Special Awards

INFF is awarding commendations in five categories and four special awards and this year once again expresses its sincere gratitude to the sponsors who make it possible to award the winning films with prizes totalling € 18.000,-.

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PRIZES

GRAND PRIZE FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Innsbruck is the capital of Tyrol and deeply committed to a careful approach to nature. In this respect, we are also very pleased in 2021 to have reliable partners in the City of Innsbruck and Innsbruck Tourismus, who will award the main prizes for the two categories Nature Documentary and Environmental Documentary.

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„GRAND PRIZE FOR THE BEST NATURE DOCUMENTARY”
worth € 3.000,-

„GRAND PRIZE FOR THE BEST ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY”
worth € 3.000,-

SHORT FILMS

We very much value this cinematic art form and therefore nominate short films to let them take their rightful place on the big screen.

„AWARD FOR THE BEST SHORT FILM
worth € 1.500,-

„AWARD FOR THE BEST ANIMATION SHORT FILM
worth € 1.500,-

„YOUNG TALENTS AWARD” by TIROLER TAGESZEITUNG 

Our long-standing partner, the Tiroler Tageszeitung, has the strongest reach in the country as a print and online medium. With this award, it promotes young filmmakers who tell visual stories  – whether with a professional camera or a smart phone.

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„YOUNG TALENTS AWARD”
by TIROLER TAGESZEITUNG
worth € 1.000

The jury will award the following special prizes to selected films from the Short List:

NEW: „WILD WOMEN AWARD”

We celebrate women directors and/or cinematographers in the field of nature/environmental documentary with this new award.

„WILD WOMEN AWARD”
worth € 2.000,–

NEW: „PROTECT OUR PLANET AWARD”

The jury honors a creative cinematic realization in presenting visionary ideas and proposals for a more respectful treatment of our planet.

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„PROTECT OUR PLANET AWARD”
worth € 2.000,–
donated by UNIQA

CHRISTIAN BERGER CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD”

Dedicated to and personally selected by Christian Berger, Oscar nominated cameraman and producer (The White Ribbon, The Piano Teacher, By the Sea).

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„CHRISTIAN BERGER CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD”
Non-cash-prize worth € 2.000,-
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SPECIAL AWARD „BEST FILM ON THE TOPIC OF SOIL 2021“

A healthy soil is the basis of a healthy life –  for plants, humans and animals. This award, which is being presented for the sixth time this year, shall remind us of this.

SPECIAL AWARD „BEST FILM ON THE TOPIC OF SOIL 2021“
worth € 2.000,-
donated by Fröschl, province of Tyrol and University of Innsbruck

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