Montana Department of Commerce Grant Brings Filmmakers to IWFF

HELENA, Mont. – In support of the 40th annual International Wildlife Film Festival in Missoula, the Montana Department of Commerce and Montana Film Office have granted the festival funding to bring filmmakers to the state to participate in a variety of events. Two grants totaling $10,000 will be used to support the festival’s special events … Read more


When it comes to wildlife films, bigger usually means better. Megafauna have no problem attracting the attention of filmmakers or audiences. If that’s your flavor, the 40th International Wildlife Film Festival has plenty of films about big creatures: Take your pick with feature-length films like “Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants,” “Gray Area: Wolves of the Southwest,” … Read more

Planet Earth 2 – Must-See Visuals, And Plenty To Think About

By Helen Young At this year’s International Wildlife Film Festival, we will be screening the glorious and critically acclaimed ‘Planet Earth II’. In the safe hands of Sir David Attenborough, this series drew record viewing figures for the BBC last year, usurping ostensibly more crowd-pleasing shows in the ratings wars, and drawing a dedicated following … Read more

Interns Needed for IWFF 40!

Our awesomely fun and incredibly entertaining team at IWFF is in need of some hard-hitting interns! Looking for the following: EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS INTERN VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR INTERN  SPECIAL EVENTS INTERN IWFF LABS INTERN  DELEGATE LIAISON INTERN MEDIA INTERN – VIDEO PRODUCER & EDITOR MEDIA INTERN – GRAPHIC ART If you’re interested in finding out more about these … Read more

Submissions Are Open!

Submissions for the 40th International Wildlife Film Festival are now open currently being accepted. Earlybird Deadline: November 18, 2016 Regular Deadline: January 6, 2017 The longest running wildlife film festival in the world, IWFF was founded in Missoula, Montana as a watchdog and guardian of scientific and factual accuracy, ethical film practices and creative excellence … Read more