The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival attracts an international representation of film, filmakers, advocates and scientists dedicated to the preservation of global biodiversity. Visitors come to New York from across the globe to attend this unique film festival. Opportunity for the filmmaker and visitors exist to interact and engage is discussion.
Representives from multiple distribution companies are invited to review films in the festival for television listings on their respected networks.
The WCFF takes place in New York the third week in October for 10 days, three of which are a filed trip for visiting film producers and scientists and seven days of film screenings, receptions, workships and parties. In addition the WCFF hosts a monthly film screening series in the city to screen films accepted into the film festival but not part of the October schedule.
Film Producers receive:
- The ability to market your film with the WCFF official selection and, if selected for an award, an award logo.
- Two (2) Festival Passes.
- You will be introduced at your film's screening, participate in Panel Discussion/Q&As to talk about your work
- Free admission to all festival related events.
- Sell copies of your film(s) and books at the festival
- Present at the biodiversity conference
Awards & Prizes
Entry & Judging Categories:
Foreign (Must be subtitled in English)
Humans & Nature
Music & Nature
Short (Under 20 minutes)
Student (Ages 21 and under)
Rules & Terms
Request film entry application with rules and terms to Christopher@wcff.org
* Acceptance into the WCFF means your film may be screened at our flagship event in New York, NY in October. However if your film cannot be screened during this time it will be scheduled for another date as the WCFF hosts screenings in New York and other cities. In 2018 the film festival will also include Los Angeles, CA.
The WCFF does NOT provide for airfare, accommodations or any other expenses incurred to attend the festival, unless otherwise arranged and agreed upon.