45th International Wildlife Film Festival Announces Winners

MISSOULA, MT— The 45th International Wildlife Film Festival today announced the winners of the 2022 event. One winner was selected in each of 12 categories with additional jury awards for deserving films.  This years jury was made up of Roshan Patel, Resident filmmaker & Photographer at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institut, Erim Gómez, … Read more

Missoula set to host annual International Wildlife Film Festival

Montana Kaimin Chris Shields/ Contributor | April 14, 2022 The International Wildlife Film Festival is set to return in person after two years of virtual viewing for its 45th year showcasing environmental cinema in Missoula and Bozeman. The IWFF is much anticipated to be back in person, according to IWFF Artistic Coordinator Carrie Richer. “There’s nothing … Read more

Podcast: The International Wildlife Film Festival is here!

https://wildlifefilms.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2022/04/rGc8049D6wmv.128.mp3 Justin Angle|4/14/2022 This week’s guests are all here to speak with us about an upcoming Montana event: the International Wildlife Film Festival. IWFF’s mission is to promote awareness, knowledge, and understanding of wildlife, habitat, people, and nature through excellence in film. To talk about the 45th edition of the festival, I’m joined today by … Read more

2021 Festival Awards

Downlaod Press Release NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 30, 20201   Contact: Carrie Richer   Artistic Director 406-728-9380 [email protected]    International Wildlife Film Festival April 17-May 15 MISSOULA, MT —   IWFF Announces Award Winners for the 2021 International Wildlife Film Festival The 2021 IWFF Awards announcement took place on Friday, April 30 during a … Read more

Interview with Entangled’s Director, David Abel

https://wildlifefilms.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2021/04/VO-DAVID-ABLE-ENTANGLED-IWFF-2021.mp3 MISSOULA, MT – It’s no accident that Earth Day overlaps with the International Wildlife Film festival each year in Missoula.  Conservation and the environment as common themes.  One of the films nominated for an award in the feature category is “Entangled” the story of how the North Atlantic right whale is being driven to … Read more

Wildlife Film Fest goes online, outside for a month

“Kingdoms of Fire, Ice and Fairy Tales” takes viewers from the Arctic Circle to Yellowstone’s geologic features. Cory Walsh The International Wildlife Film Festival is expanding its habitat this year, with movies streaming online and at outdoor screens around town for a full month. Between April 17 and May 15, the 44th annual festival will … Read more