Entries by Lia Furxhi

United Nations Environment Programme and GFN

The Green Film Network has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) for a worldwide collaboration. Global initiatives will be coordinated by the GFN board and UN Environment Communication Division. Under this umbrella agreement, the GFN festivals will be able to develop joint initiatives at the national level […]

11th SEFF Smaragdni Eco Film Festival upcoming submission deadline

Smaragdni eco film festival as a unique travelling ecological film festival, has been held for eleven years already, screening educational films with the aim to raise public ecological awareness. Within SEFF other activities this year, international cooperation has been established and SEFF “Emerald Tour” initiated, starting from the head of the river Una in Donja […]

4th FINCA upcoming submission deadline

The 4th edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine Ambiental (FINCA) will take place from May 30 to June 6, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. FINCA was born out of the need to widen cultural perspectives from a social commitment approach towards environmental issues using film as an awareness-raising tool. The inclusion of a variety […]

15th Green Film Festival in Seoul upcoming submission deadline

The 15th Green Film Festival in Seoul (Korea) will be held from 17 to 23 May, 2018. GFFIS is the film festival to seek the co-existence between humans and the environment through cinema. Since 2004, as one and only environmental film festival in Korea and the biggest one in Asia, GFFIS has dedicated to introduce […]

interfilm – 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin palmares

With an overall audience of 21,000 the interfilm – 33rd International Short Film Festival Berlin came to a successful close on Sunday 26 November. 500 films from 80 countries were shown in seven festival days. Prizes were conferred in six competitions: here’s the Green Film Competition palmares! Best Environmental Film – Audience Award Big Booom by […]

11th Ecozine Film Festival upcoming submission deadline

The 11th Ecozine Film Festival will be held in May 2018 in different locations, being the main headquarters in Zaragoza (Spain). EcoZine wants to promote, showcase and reward audiovisual works of fiction, animation, experimental and documentaries, focused on environmental issues, such as climate change, water resources and their management, sustainable development and change, human rights […]

9th CMS VATAVARAN palmares

The 9th competitive CMS VATAVARAN International Environment and Wildlife Film Festival and Forum has been held on November 2-6, 2017 at New Delhi, India. The theme of this edition of the festival has been ‘Conservation 4 Water’ which has been delved on issues of the inter-connectedness of climate change and water, water struggles in a […]

Greenpeace Film Festival People’s Award

With more than 9000 votes, Empathie, Spanish documentary directed by E. Antoja, wins the Public Prize of the first edition of the Greenpeace Film Festival. This film reveals, in a quirky and sympathetic way, all the abuses and aberrations of the use of animals in our way of life, figures and facts in support. In […]

EFFA 2017 palmares

The Environmental Film Festival in Albania has ended on October 28th. EFFA Jury 2017 gave its verdict! Here’s the palmares… EFFA 2017 Best Long Movie Sea of Life by Julia Burnes EFFA 2017 Best Short Movie Lake of Apples by Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska EFFA LAB 2017 Patok Lagoon- a Paradise by Endrit Zemanaj

18th Planet in Focus palmares

Toronto’s Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival announced the winners for its 2017 festival. Chanda Chevannes’ Unfractured was the big winner of the fest having scooped the prize for Best Canadian Feature. On the international front, the Chinese production Dream Empire, directed by David Borenstein, about the growing and increasingly perilous economy of development in […]