The very first edition of Festival International du Film et de la Photographie Animaliers et de Nature (FIFPAN) will take place in Mimizan - France from May, Wednesday 29th to June, Sunday 2th 2019.
This annual event is an opportunity for the big spaces and animal kingdom lovers to discover exclusive photographic exhibitions and movies, paying tribute to our natural heritage in the core of the wild Landes in Mimizan.
This event will honor the photographers and filmmakers from around the world for sharing their passion and meeting their audience. This festival will be an opportunity to interact with the preservation of our environment and the protection of animal species.
A film and a photographic competition will take place during the ve days of the event putting forward the richness of our environment and the diversity of the wildlife.

AWARD FILM :
Best film / director
Best director of photography
Best Editor
Best Sound Engineer
Best film Amateur

AWARD PHOTO :
Best Reportage Photography
Best Photography
Best Photo Amateur

FILM (ONLY WILDLIFE, NATURE & ETHNICAL) :
FIFPAN requires a a high resolution digital MP4 file of the film for the selection. Registration for the film competition is free for this first edition. Registration does not guarantee acceptance of the film, only that it will be viewed at the selection stage. If your film is selected, it will be judged by a jury from the world of professional audiovisual and will be added to the library managed by the WNA association, the FIFPAN’s organizer.
The selected film will be broadcast for FIFPAN during this calendar year..
FIFPAN requires at least five photos in high jpeg format definition and in 300 DPI of each film, as well as the profile picture director and / or technicians, in the field and / or in post-production, a short biography of the director and / or chief operator and / or sound engineer and / or editor, a teaser of 30 sec to 2 minutes of the film in Mpeg4 HD.

PHOTOGRAPHY (ONLY WILDLIFE, NATURE & ETHNICAL) :
FIFPAN requires a high-resolution digital image for the selection stage. Registration for the photography competition is free for this first edition. Registration does not guarantee acceptance of photo- graphs, only that they will be viewed at the selection stage. If your photo(s) are selected, they will be judged by a jury from the world of professional photography and will be added to the library managed by the WNA association, the FIFPAN’s organizer. The selected pictures will be printed in large format to be exhibited for FIFPAN during this calendar year.
For this first edition in 2019, there will be awards in three categories:
• Best professional reportage
• Best professional wildlife and nature photograph
• Best amateur wildlife and nature photograph.
For the selection stage, the photographer must send us their photo- graph or photographic reportage (between 5 and 8 pictures maximum) in high definition JPEG format, sRGB colour space.
In the event of selection, the file(s) should be sent without margins or inscriptions, as high definition 300 DPI TIF files in SRGB colour space with at least 8 million pixels; cropping is authorized. A profile picture and short biography is also required.