The NatureTrack Film Festival is proud to announce the filmmakers who will have their work screened during the March 22-24, 2019 film festival in Los Olivos, California. Out of hundreds of applicants, 45 were selected to represent 8 categories (long and short): Adventure, Outdoors & Out of Bounds, Conservation, Scenic, Kids Connecting to Nature, Biographies, Student, and Animation.
Congratulations to Alex Astrella, Zelly Been, Vanessa Cara-Kerr, Júnia Consani, Manuel Coronado, Quinn Costello, James Currie, Nitin Das, Camille del Duca, Chema Domenech, John Dutton, Oliver Goetzl, Nardine Groch, Jason Harrington, Boston Jade, Canek Kelly, Mark Knight, Mathieu Le Lay, Marc Leonard, Brian Lewis, Michael Love, István Lugosi, Jordi Esgleas Marroi, Garrett Martin, Matthias Mayr, Chris Metzler, Antonin Michaud-Soret, Warren Miller Films, Szabolcs Mosonyi, Paulius Neverbickas, Jeremy Roberts, Dani Rodriguez, Nacho Ruiz, Toni Escandell Salom Hendrik S. Schmitt, Ashley Siana, Chris Smead, Jeff Springer, Adam Thorn, Lynn Tomlinson, Jim Toomey, Cory Trépanier, Barend van der Watt, Matej Vranič, and Joanne Yue.
NTFF will be listing the selected films, which ignite passion for nature through film, on their website January 1, 2019! With filmmakers submitting from all around the world, the NatureTrack Film Festival is very excited about the March 22-24, 2019 line-up.
A festival with a cause…
NatureTrack introduces school children to outdoor spaces from the seashore to the inland oak woodlands of Santa Barbara County by providing cost-free outdoor field trips. Utilizing local trails and beaches throughout the county, NatureTrack instills students with leadership skills, attitudes and habits for lifelong learning, inspiring them to be respectful stewards of the natural world. Since 2011, over 18,000 students have had the opportunity to experience a NatureTrack field trip. Demand for the curriculum coordinated program has increased every year with teachers praising the docent-led excursions that align with classroom instruction.
Sue was inspired to bring her outdoor vision indoors and onscreen at the NatureTrack Film Festival so more people could enjoy and appreciate what her docents and students practice and experience in their outdoor “classrooms.”
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On March 22-24, 2019 we invite everyone to enjoy a Film Festival which supports the next generation of empowered nature lovers!