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April 24, 2017

“Nature” Receives Three Honors at 40th International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, MT

Nature picked up three awards at the 40th International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, MT. The winners were announced at the Festival’s awards ceremony in Missoula on Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day). Nature Series Editor Janet Hess represented the series at the Festival.

You can see the complete list of winners here: https://wildlifefilms.org/winning-films.

The Story of Cats was honored for “Best Broadcast Series.”

Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants received the award for “Best Broadcast Feature.”

Super Hummingbirds won top honors for “Best Cinematography.”

Congratulations to the Nature team!

International Wildlife Film Festival is an annual wildlife and conservation themed film festival held each April in scenic Missoula, Montana. The event draws in hundreds of filmmakers, scientists, conservationists and enthusiasts. The vision of the IWFF is an engaged community that finds itself through cinema and helps the planet to heal.

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Baby cheetah. Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, Namibia. Anwar Mamon/©Plimsoll Productions

Six wild endangered Rothschild’s giraffes, one carrying a satellite transmitter look out of the vehicle that has taken them to a new release site.

Six wild endangered Rothschild’s giraffes, one carrying a satellite transmitter look out of the vehicle that has taken them to a new release site.

Chestnut-breasted coronet (Boissonneaua matthewsii) drinks from a flower in the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Mindo, Ecuador. Ann Johnson Prum/© THIRTEENProductions LLC

Chestnut-breasted coronet (Boissonneaua matthewsii) drinks from a flower in the Ecuadorian cloud forest. Mindo, Ecuador. Ann Johnson Prum/© THIRTEENProductions LLC

 

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