NatureTrack Film Festival Congratulates our 2019 Award Winners!

The NatureTrack Film Festival (NTFF) welcomed new and returning film-goers to Los Olivos for its sophomore outing March 22 - 24. Films from around the world screened at three venues: The Historic SYV Grange, St. Mark's-in-the-Valley Church, and the Gates Foss Community Center at Los Olivos School, and the town was bustling with attendees and scores of volunteers sporting bright blue NTFF signature tee-shirts and sweatshirts. After a Friday kick-off reception at St. Mark’s, 62 films played over three days before the winners were announced at the Sunday, March 24th Closing Reception hosted by Sides in Los Olivos.

The NatureTrack Film Festival will begin accepting film submissions for the 2020 NTFF on June 1stat https://filmfreeway.com/NatureTrackFilmFestivaland the 3rdNatureTrack Film Festival will return to Los Olivos next year, March 20-23, 2020.

"Free Solo"
Directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin
Best in Festival - Feature Film
Free Solo
Directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin
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Best in Festival - Short Film
Loved by All: The Story of Apa Sherpa
Directed by Eric Crosland
Laurel_BestKids_Short
Best in Festival - Kids Connecting to Nature - Short Film
The Dan Conaway Award
Boy Nomad
Directed by Niobe Thompson
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Igniting Passion for Nature Award
Into the Arctic: Awakening
Directed by Cory Trépanier
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Audience Favorite Award (Tie)
White Wolves - Ghosts of the Arctic
Directed by Oliver Goetzl
Into the Canyon
Directed by Pete McBride
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Best in Festival - Adventure Feature Film
Into the Canyon
Directed by Pete McBride
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Best in Festival - Adventure Short Film
Stumped
Directed by Cedar Wright and Taylor Keating
Laurel_BestOutdoorsOOB_Feature
Best in Festival - Outdoors & Out of Bounds Feature Film
Free Solo
Directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin
Laurel_BestConservation_Feature
Best in Festival - Conservation Feature Film
The Human Element
Directed by Matthew Testa
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Best in Festival - Conservation Short Film
From Golf Course to Wetland
Directed by Michael Love
Laurel_BestBiography_Feature
Best in Festival - Biography Feature Film
In the Starlight
Directed by Mathieu Le Lay
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Best in Festival - Biography Short Film
Loved by All: The Story of Apa Sherpa
Directed by Eric Crosland
Laurel_BestScenic_Feature
Best in Festival - Scenic Feature Film
White Wolves - Ghosts of the Arctic
Directed by Oliver Goetzl
Laurel_BestScenic_Short
Best in Festival - Scenic Short Film
Rooted: The Rock Splitter
Directed by Barend van Der Watt
Laurel_BestAnimation_Short
Best in Festival - Animation Short Film
The Elephant's Song
Directed by Lynn Tomlinson

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