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21st Innsbruck Nature Film Festival

15 – 18 October 2022
Innsbruck, Tyrol

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21st Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 

15 – 18 October 2022
Innsbruck, Tyrol

More info

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 are happy to screen at Metropol Kino in Innsbruck in October 2022!

2022 the Festival will mark the 21st editon of INFF 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 15 – 18 October 2022.

As an environmental film festival in the middle of the Alps, the INFF pays special attention to European networking and values in the sense of the European Green Deal. It sees itself as a European platform for the exchange of filmmakers, production companies and broadcasters from all over the world.

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THE FILMS 2021

PAINTING BY NUMBERS

WAS FISCHE WOLLEN

DAS JAHR DES SCHNEELEOPARDEN

LA DANZA TRA TERRA E CIELO

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Four categories and six Special Awards

INFF is awarding commendations in four categories and six 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,-.

THE

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 2022 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,-

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,–

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

CHRISTIAN BERGER CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD”

Personally selected by Christian Berger, Academy-Award nominated cameraman and producer.

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„CHRISTIAN BERGER CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD”
Non-cash-prize worth € 1.500,-
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SPECIAL AWARD „BEST FILM ON THE TOPIC OF SOIL 2022“

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 2022“
worth € 2.000,-
donated by Fröschl, province of Tyrol and University of Innsbruck

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„YOUNG TALENTS SHORT FILM 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 up to the age 0f 26 who tell visual stories  – whether with a professional camera or a smart phone.

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„YOUNG TALENTS SHORT FILM AWARD”
by TIROLER TAGESZEITUNG
worth € 1.000

NEW: „BEST FILM ON THE TOPIC OF AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY“

BEST FILM ON THE TOPIC OF AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY“
worth € 2.000

THE
JURY

It’s in the mix

Comparing artistic works such as films, each one a jewel in itself, evaluating them and in the end choosing the winners is an especially difficult task and requires particularly sensitive and attentive people. Here we present the high-calibre members of this year’s INFF jury.

JURY MEMBERS 2021

Johannes Kostenzer

Johannes Kostenzer

Tyrolean Environmental Obudsman, Festival director INFF & INF
Tom Synnatschke

Tom Synnatschke

Executive Producer NDR Naturfilm / Doclights GmbH, Hamburg
Andrea Walji

Andrea Walji

Head of Content & Production Waterbear Network, Amsterdam (NL)
Eleonora Isunza de Pech

Eleonora Isunza de Pech

Board Member GreenFilmNetwork, Founder Festival Cinema Planeta, Mexico City
Paula Iglesias Rodriguez

Paula Iglesias Rodriguez

Director „It‘s just Fish“ (Award Winner Short Film 2020)
Marta Gómez

Marta Gómez

Co-Juror with Paula Iglesias Rodriguez, Al Borde Films, Bilbao
Stephanie Pocklington

Stephanie Pocklington

Modeling Supervisor Animal Logic, Sydney (AUS)
Sean Lin

Sean Lin

Producer / Co-Founder Studio Birthplace, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) / Amsterdam (NL)
Yann Leroy

Yann Leroy

Composition Supervisor Fortiche Productions, Paris (F)
Juliette Gramaglia

Juliette Gramaglia

Editor (Chargée de Programme) Dept. Science, French-German public TV channel arte, Strasbourg (F)
Uwe H. Martin

Uwe H. Martin

Visual Storyteller, Hamburg (D) / USA
Lia Furxhi

Lia Furxhi

GreenFilmNetwork / Film Research/Programming Cinemambiente Film Festival, Torino (Italy)

SPECIAL JURY FOR CHRISTIAN BERGER CINEMATOGRAPHY AWARD 2021

Christian Berger

Christian Berger

Director of photography, producer, director and professor, Oscar nomination for director of cinematography for DAS WEISSE BAND (2010), Vienna

„YOUNG TALENTS“-READERS VOTING TIROLER TAGESZEITUNG 2021

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