Flamingo Award Categories

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam recognises outstanding achievements in 12 categories

 

BEST FILM
Awarded to the best overal production.

BEST SHORT FILM
Awarded to the best overal production with maximum lenght of 30 minutes.

GREEN IMPACT AWARD
Awarded to the film that has the highest impact on the way people think about the environment, climate change, sustainability or a greener economy.

ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR AWARD
Awarded to the film that best reveals insights into the behaviour of, or the interactions between, animals.

AWARENESS AWARD
Awarded to the film that most effectively raises awareness concerning issues related to animals.

VAN LAWICK CONSERVATION AWARD
Awarded to the film that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions.

PEOPLE AND NATURE AWARD
Awarded to the film that most effectively explores the social, cultural or economic relationship between people and the natural world.

CHILDREN’S AWARD
Awarded to the film that most effectively inspires an appreciation of the natural world to young people.

NEWCOMER AWARD
Awarded to the best film produced by a first-time filmmaker.

SCIENCE IN NATURE AWARD
Awarded to the film that most effectively incorporates science, the scientific method and scientific discovery into an understanding of some aspect of the natural world.

INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION AWARD
Awarded for an outstanding self-financed, non-commissioned film about nature, environment and/or animals that has been produced independently from tv stations or other third parties.

AUDIENCE AWARD
In addition to the awards attributed by the jury, an Audience Award will also be awarded to the most popular film chosen by the general public.

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Award Winners WFFR 2018

ASN Awareness Award:
The Last Pig

Best Film Professional:
Queen without land

Best Short
Pangolin

Audience Award
JANE

Conservation Award
Wildlife Savers, Unsung heroes

Environmental Award
Yasuni Man

Children’s Award
Backyard Wilderness

Newcomer Award
STROOP

Underwater Award
Sonic Sea

Virtual Reality Award
Orangutan School

Award Winners WFFR 2017

ASN Awareness Award:
A Plastic Ocean

Best Film Professional:
Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants

Best Film Non-Professional
The Sea

Public Award Professional
Spy in the Wild – Intelligence

Public Award Non-Professional
Arjan’s Big Year

Environmental/Sustainability Award
The man who wanted to change the world

Newcomer Award
Budapest Inferno

Underwater Award
Big Pacific: Voracious

Virtual Reality Award
Planet Infinity

Award Winners WFFR 2016

Best film Professional:
David Attenborough’s Light on Earth

Best film Non-professional:
The Pray

Public Award Professional:
The Hunt – Hunger at Sea

Public Award Non-professional:
Amsterdam Wildlife

WFFR Underwater Award:
The Hunt – Hunger at Sea

WFFR Environmental/Sustainability Award:
Ethiopia Rising

WFFR Awareness Award:
The Messenger

Award Winners WFFR 2015

Best Film Professional:
The Bat Man of Mexico

Best Film Non-Professional:
The Wild Wet

Awareness Award:
DamNation

Public Award Professional:
De IJsvogel

Public Award Non-Professional:
A Leap of Frog