FILM FESTIVALS, PREVIEWS
Best Conservation Film, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, 2015
Top Ten Audience Award, Hot Docs 2015 (3rd place in 210 films)
Special Mention for Best Documentary, CinemAmbiente, Italy 2015
Best of Fest & Best Theatrical Documentary, International Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula, Montana 2016
Nominated for Best Cinematography in a Feature Documentary, Canadian Screen Awards 2016
Special Jury Award – 2016 “Visions of Nature/Voices of Nature” Environmental Film Festival
Nominated for Best Editing in Feature Documentary, Canadian Cinema Editors Award 2016
Best of the Fest and Best Theatrical Documentary – International Wildlife Film Festival 2016
Best Environmental Film Prize – Festival del’Oiseau et de la Nature 2016
Carl Nunn Media and Conservation Award – Ontario Nature 2016
Whistleblower Award – Cinema Verde Film Festival 2016
Winner Pariscience. Biodiversity Award. Prix Buffon 2016
Favourite Feature Documentary, North Bay Film Festival 2016
Winner: Rotterdam Wildlife Film Festival, WFFR Awareness Award 2016
Dutch International Science Film Festival . Nominated for NTR Audience Award and the Youth Jury Award, 2016
UPCOMING PREVIEW AND FESTIVAL SCREENINGS
April 21-23 UK – RSPB Special Members Screening (by invitation only)
For information contact: Sophie Allberrey, RSPB Events Co-ordinator
DD 01767 693661, Switchboard 01767 680551
May 2-7, 2017 International Film and Environmental Festival of Mexico, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Venue information: TBA
Facebook and contact info: https://www.facebook.com/CinemaPlaneta/
May 22 – The Halton Hills Eco Film Festival
Venue: John Elliott Theatre, 9 Church Street
Time: 7:30 – 9:30
June 4 – The Halton Hills Eco Film Festival
Venue: Trinity United Church
PREVIOUS FESTIVAL & PREVIEW SCREENINGS
March 15-19, Festival du film verte, Voltaire, France
Date: Sunday March 19, 2017. check for times here
Lieu : cinéma Voltaire ‐ Zone commerciale Poterie ‐ 01210 Ferney‐Voltaire, arrêt “Brunette” ‐ lignes de bus F et Y
November 11-14, 2016 Glimmerglass Film Days
Fenimore Art Museum
Cooperstown, New York
Note: The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Avian Migration Researcher and film participant Bill Evans.
November 2-6 Dutch International Science Film Festival
Nominated for NTR Audience Award and the Youth Jury Award, November 6
Screening time: Thursday Nov. 3 – see the timetable on the link above.
October 31 – Festival international du film ornithologique de Ménigoute
16 Rue de Saint-Maixent, 79340, Ménigoute, France,
Lundi 31 octobre après-midi.
October 27 – October 30, 2016 The Rotterdam Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Cinerama Film Theatre
Rotterdam 3012 KL Netherlands, Westblacck 8
Friday Oct. 28, 20:15 pm/Sat. Oct. 29, 18:40 pm
October 21-23 and 28-30 American Conservation Film Festival
Byrd Center for Legislative Studies the Shepherd University Campus
213 North King Street
Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
Dates & Times – Sunday Oct. 23, 6 pm. Byrd Centre for Legislative Studies, 213 North King St. (on the University Campus), Shepherdstown, WV, 25443
Please note: The Messenger’s Director Su Rynard is the keynote speaker on Sunday Oct. 23, at the Festival’s Filmmakers Workshops lunchtime presentation. http://conservationfilm.org/workshop/workshop-schedule/
October 22 – Antigonish Film Festival
291 Main Street, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2C3
Time: 4:45 pm
October 21-23 – International Environmental and Arts Festival @ the Corzon Cinema & Cafe
36 Granada St. St. Augustine, FL
Times : Sat. Oct. 22 at 7:00 pm and Sun. October 23 at 1:00 pm.
October 9 Pariscience Film Festival Winner: Prix Buffon.
Times: Sunday Oct, 9, 10:15 am WINNER Buffon Award, The Messenger was a finalist in 2 categories. “Gran Ecran” and “Biodiversité”
September 29 – October 2, North Bay Film Festival
North Bay, Ontario
Time: Sunday Oct.2, 11 am – The Capital Theatre
Producer Joanne Jackson will be in attendance, along with local conservation experts.
Sept 10-18 Asolo Art Film Festival
Asolo, Italy. For screening times, download printed programme here: https://issuu.com/studiotesidesign/docs/art_film_festival_asolo_2016
September 13-18 Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Dates and Times: http://www.dreff.org/dreff2016/the-messenger/
Director Su Rynard will be in attendance.
Rural Nations, Scotland. Please check the on-line programme for dates/times on 4 different islands.
August 19-21 The UK Birdfair
Friday August 19, 5:45 pm The Authors Tent
Special sneak-peak before theatrical release in the UK!
June 6 Le Museum National d’Histoire naturelle
10 am – Auditorium de la Grande Galerie de l’Evolution
June 2-5 Mendocino Film Festival
Saturday June 4, 10 am Mendocino Festival Tent (largest venue) and , 2 pm, Noyo Theater in Willits (this is an hour’s drive from Mendocino)
May 6-12 The 13th Green Film Festival in Seoul
Seoul, South Korea
Screening time to be confirmed
May 1-8 The UK Green Film Festival
Confirmed cities and venues include:
Sunday May 1, Birmingham. Mac ARTS CENTRE (UK Premiere)
Thursday May 5, Lancaster THE DUKES 6:30pm
Thursday May 5, Glasgow GLASGOW FILM THEATRE 8:00pm
Friday May 6, Exeter PHOENIX 7:00pm
Saturday May 7, London, BARBICAN (Q and A with Director Su Rynard) 2:00pm
Sunday May 8, Cardiff CHAPTER CINEMA 6:30pm
May 2-5, Welwyn Garden City GARDEN CITY CINEMA 4 shows link here.
April 9-17 Festival de l’oiseau et de la nature, Winner – Best Environmental Film
Abbeville, France Tues. April 12
Get tickets here.
In Attendance: Producer Sally Blake and Jean-Philippe Siblet (Directeur du Service du Patrimoine Naturel, INPN)
April 20 – 24 The Thunder Bay Environmental Film Festival
Saturday April 23, 1 pm screening
April 5-12 FIFE – Festival international du film d’environnement
Paris, France. April 7 – Cinéma des Cinéastes at 8:30pm
April 1-10 Crossroads Festival for Documentary Film and Discourse
Graz, Austria Wed. April 6 – Forum Stadtpark
Q&A with film participant Martin Wikelski, Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, Germany, and Professor of Ornithology at the University of Konstanz.
April 1- 3 Ecuadorian Green Film Festival, Quito- Ecuador
Friday April 1 6:30 pm
Saturday April 2 5:00 pm
Ocho y Medio, Valladolid, N24-353 & Vizcaya, Quito- Ecuador
March 30-April 3 Sonoma International Film Festival
Sonoma, CA, USA, Phone: (707) 933-2600
Buy tickets here. Friday April 1, 2:3o pm Andrews Hall at SCC,
Producer Joanne Jackson in attendance for Q and A, with Ivan Samuels, March Conservation Fund
Sunday April 3, 9:30 am Vintage House, Q and A with Joanne Jackson
March 11-13 Haida Gwaii Film Festival
Queen Charlotte, BC
In attendance: Director Su RynardMarch 11-13
Feb. 25-28 Kingston Canadian Film Festival
Kingston, ON, Canada
Sat. Feb. 27 – 3:50pm Baby Grand
Sun. Feb. 28 – 3:50pm Screening Room 2
Phone: (613) 777-0161
Buy tickets here.
Saturday Q & A – In attendance: Director Su Rynard, Film Editor Eamonn O’Connor and Mike Burrell from Bird Studies Canada. Sunday Q & A – In attendance: Eamonn O’Connor, Film Editor
Feb. 20-21 Visions of Nature Environmental Film Festival Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33711 USA
WINNER SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Saturday Feb. 20, 7:00 pm
Buy tickets here.
Q & A – In attendance: Director Su Rynard
Feb. 20-21 Wakefield International Film Festival
Wakefield, QC, Canada
Feb. 20, 4pm and Feb 21, 7:30pm – Wakefield Center 38 Ch. Valley, Wakefield
Buy tickets here.
Saturday 4 pm screening followed by a panel discussion moderated by CBC Radio’s Giacomo Panico. Special guests: Joanne Jackson, Producer; Michael Runtz, Carleton University professor; Anouk Hoedeman, Safe Wings Ottawa; and Ted Cheskey, Nature Canada Senior Conservation Manager. View the panel here.
Feb. 11-13 Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Art
Gainsville, Florida, USA
Friday Feb. 12, 7:30 pm – the Hippodrome Theater, 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville, FL 32601
Buy tickets here.
Jan. 29-31 ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival
Sat. Jan. 29, 7:30 pm – Showplace
Western University – Western Film
London, Ontario (Special event-preview screening)
Thurs. Nov. 26, 7 :00pm Western Film Theatre
Presented by Western Science and Western Social Science.
Nov. 7 Guelph Film Festival
Sat. Nov. 7, 3 pm Bookshelf Cinema
Nov. 8 and 10 East Lansing Film Society
1999 Central Park Drive, Okemos, Michigan
Sunday November 8, 4 :00 PM, Studio C
Tuesday November 10, 4:00 PM, Studio C
Oct. 17 -18 We Love Docs Festival
Penticton, Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada
Oct. 17, 3 pm – Shatford Centre
Oct. 22-26 BIFED Bozcaada International Festival of Ecological Documentary, Finalist
Oct. 11 -12 Mill Valley Film Festival – US Premiere
Marin County, California, USA
Oct. 11, 8:00 PM Venue: Sequoia 2
Oct. 12, 11:45 AM Venue: Sequoia 2
Co-presented by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Marin Audubon & the San Francisco Green Festival. In attendance: Director Su Rynard & Brian Sullivan (Cornell Lab of Ornithology).
Oct. 7 CinemAmbiente – Environmental Film Festival – Special Mention
In attendance: Film Participant Andrea Rutigliano (CABS).
October 1, 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Awards Ceremony
2015 Winner Best Conservation Program
Oct. 2-3 CIFF-Calgary International Film Festival
Calgary, Alberta CANADA
Oct. 2, 7:15 PM Venue: Cineplex Eau Claire 4
Oct. 3, 12:00 PM Venue: Cineplex Eau Claire 3
In attendance: Film Participant Erin Bayne (Biologist, University of Alberta) & Director Su Rynard.
Oct. 4-6 VIFF-Vancouver International Film Festival
Vancouver, BC CANADA
Oct 04, 6:30 PM The Cinematheque
Oct. 06, 1:15 PM International Village #8
In Attendance: Bird Studies Canada biologist David Bradley & Director Su Rynard.
Sept 28-Sept.30 BIFF-Bergen International Film Festival
Sept. 29 17:00 & Sept. 30 18:30. Venue: Bergen Kino Theatre: MB1
In attendance: Director Su Rynard (festival & panel discussion)
Sept. 30. Su Rynard presented in this Industry master class.
Sept 24 – 27 RIFF-Reykjavik International Film Festival
In attendance: Director Su Rynard.
25.09, 18.00 – Q & A, 27.09 Q&A 17.30 – Q & A, 30.09 13.30 BÍÓ PARADÍS
Sept 25 Durham Region Film Festival – Opening Night Gala Presentation
Oshawa, ON CANADA
Appearances by film participant Michael Mesure, FLAP, Bird Studies Canada
President Price & Producer Joanne Jackson.
April 28, 2015 World Premiere, Hot Docs
Toronto, ON CANADA
3 sold out screenings and ranked 3rd of 210 films in the Audience
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