Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam recognises outstanding achievements in 12 categories
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.
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.
Awarded to the film that most effectively inspires an appreciation of the natural world to young people.
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.
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.