Thank you for entering to The 2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Media Competition.

Any program completed on or after June 1st, 2015, that was not entered into the 2015 JHWFF media competition is eligible to enter. Submissions may be entered into as many applicable categories as you like. Each category carries it's own entry fee.

Deadline for entry is June 1st, 2017. There will be an extended deadline until June 15th, however entry fees will increase by 20% at this time.

Programs in IMAX, 3D and Full Dome format are welcome to enter a 2D format version into any content or applicable program category (Children's, Host/Presenter Led, etc.). Interactive entires (such as websites, e-books, apps etc.) are also welcome to enter any content or applicable program category. For more information contact dana@jhfestival.org


BEFORE YOU BEGIN PLEASE REVIEW:

The Terms, Conditions, Rights and Releases Required for Entry

The Media Submission Guidelines

The Special Requirements to enter any of the following categories: 360 Storytelling (Virtual Reality), Audioscape, Interactive, Student and Emerging Filmmaker or Writing.

The Frequently Asked Questions


WARNING: This system DOES NOT retain information once a session ends due to the browser closing or the session timing out. You must check out before closing the browser or leaving the session inactive for a long period of time or entered information will be lost. If you have a large number of entries to submit, please do so in increments.


BEFORE YOU BEGIN PLEASE HAVE PREPARED:

-A Digital Video File of the Submission Limited in Size to 2.5GB Maximum (to be uploaded via an automatic link emailed to the address entered upon check-out)

-A Still Image JPEG Representing the Submission: 1920x1080 Format, Limited in Size to 2MB Maximum (to be uploaded below the synopsis in the registration form)

-Full Credits

-A Brief Synopsis (100 words or less)

-General Contact Information for the Film (to be entered on the registration form)

-The Email Address of the Party Responsible for Submission and Entry Materials (to be entered on the check-out form)

-A Credit Card to Complete Payment of Entry Fees (please do not use the invoice option unless absolutely necessary)


To begin, please scroll down and select one category. You will have an opportunity to enter your submission into additional categories once you have completed the registration form.

If you have any questions or concerns before you proceed please contact: dana@jhfestival.org or call 1 (307) 200-3286 ext. 3

Film Registration

Content

Awarded to the program that most effectively explores animal behavior in a new, fresh, imaginative or authoritative way.
$180.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores a unique habitat and its wildlife.
$180.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions.
$180.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively explores the interdependent relationship between humans and animals or the environment.
$180.00
Awarded for the best examination of our changing planet, including human impact, the environment, sustainability and climate change.
$180.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively incorporates science, the scientific method and scientific discovery into an understanding of some aspect of the natural world.
$180.00
Awarded to the film that most effectively celebrates the impact of individuals, groups, organizations or movements committed to the protection, awareness or understanding of a species, ecosystem or some other aspect of the natural world.
$180.00

Craft

Awarded for the combined contribution of sound editing, musical score, production mixing and post-production mixing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part. Sponsored and judged by Dolby Laboratories.
$120.00
Awarded for the live or computer generated visual imaging, modeling and other visual storytelling that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part. If sufficient entries are submitted, organizers/judges may create separate categories.
$120.00
Awarded for the editing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part.
$120.00
Awarded for the original musical score that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part. Judging committee to include producers, musicians and composers.
$120.00
Awarded for the writing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part through the union of imagery, storyline, dialog and narration.
$120.00

Program

Awarded to the non-broadcast or commercially distributed program that most successfully educates its audience on some aspect of the natural world. This includes projects created by government agencies, NGOs, universities and other institutions.
$90.00
Awarded to the mini-series with episodes longer than 20 minutes in length, that most effectively advances a natural history theme. Individual episodes may be entered into other categories. Submit two episodes that best represent the series.
$240.00
Awarded to the mini-series with episodes shorter than 20 minutes in length, that most effectively advances a natural history theme. Individual episodes may be entered into other categories. Submit three episodes that best represent
$120.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively inspires an appreciation of the natural world, or issues associated with animals and the environment to young people 6-12 years of age.
$60.00
Awarded to the program that makes the most effective use of a host or presenter in communicating an appreciation and understanding of the natural world.
$120.00
Awarded to the program, between five and 20 minutes in length (including PSAs, music videos, and campaigns), that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world.
$90.00
Awarded to the most effective and compelling project under five minutes in length (including PSAs, music videos, and campaigns), that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world.
$60.00
Awarded to the program created for commercial distribution that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world. This category includes programs distributed in theaters, BluRay/DVD or streamed via the internet.
$120.00
Presented in recognition of the best program produced by either a first-time filmmaker in the field of natural history production, or a student currently enrolled or no more than 2 years out of an academic program.
$60.00
Awarded to the project that best integrates the interactive potential of digital media to engage awareness and understanding of the natural world, including apps, games, web-based, mobile, and downloadable personal media.
$60.00
Awarded to the best natural history program created for the immersive platform of Virtual Reality.
$90.00

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