The 2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Finalists and Winners have been announced.
Grand Teton Award, sponsored by Panasonic goes to The Ivory Game, A Netflix Documentary, Terra Mater Film Studios and Vulcan Productions
in association with Malaika Pictures in association with Appian Way
The Best Animal Behavior Film, sponsored by World Wildlife Fund award goes to Rise of the Warrior Apes, a KEO Films for Discovery Network International. Also awarded in this category are Planet Earth II: Islands, BBC Studios Natural History Unit production, co-produced with BBC America, ZDF, Tencent and France Télévisions; Planet Earth II: Mountains, BBC Studios Natural History Unit production, co-produced with BBC America, ZDF, Tencent and France Télévisions: and The Hunt: The Hardest Challenge, a Silverback Films production, made in partnership with The Open University, for BBC, co-produced with BBC Worldwide, BBC America, CCTV9 and NDR Naturfilm.
Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, draws leading filmmakers, conservationists, scientists, journalists and visionaries engaged in conservation and wildlife media to Jackson Hole. Submissions in the prestigious competition included a record-breaking 900 film entries, making this year’s festival the biggest yet. The nominated films were dazzling, inspiring, innovative and urgent. The winners were selected by a distinguished panel of international judges.
Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival has extended special thanks to 150+ preliminary judges who screened 3,500 hours of film to determine the 2017 finalists.
Lalit Shastri, Editor-in-Chief Newsroom24x7 and founder President CREW (Crusade for Revival of Environment and Wildlife) was among the preliminary judges.
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