The Festival 2014
The Green Screen International Nature Film Festival in Eckernförde, Schleswig-Holstein, has established itself as the largest festival of its kind in Germany and, with 14,500 visitors, is the festival with the largest audience of its kind in Europe.
The organizers drew a positive balance at the end of the eighth festival on Monday. The interest of the audience in top productions from the field of nature films and nature documentaries is unbroken. Green Screen has also become a mecca for professionals from the nature film industry. More than 130 experts - filmmakers, producers and program managers from German and European TV stations - used the festival for professional exchanges and to plan new productions. The experts from Germany, other European countries as well as Canada, Japan, India and South Africa also attended the specialist seminars offered parallel to the festival for information and further training.The prizes awarded by Green Screen are coveted trophies in the professional world. At a festive gala with 600 guests, prizes were awarded in 16 categories. The English production "Penguins Up Close" received the award for "Best Film", while the German documentary "Australia - In the Realm of the Giant Kangaroos" by filmmakers Thoralf Grospitz and Jens Westphalen won in the "Best Camera" category.242 nature films from 35 countries had been submitted to this year's festival, including for the first time films from Mozambique, Chile and Kyrgyzstan. Exactly 100 films were shown during the five days of the festival.
- Awardees & Nominations
Awardees & Nominations
Audience Award Best Short FilmDonator: Tierarztpraxis Dr. Trede
Endowment: 500 Euro
Fuji as world cultural heritage site
On the other side of the shore
"A Day in the Life of Lolita, the Performing Orca" feat. Dr Ingrid N. Visser
Nano: The submarine Volcano of El Hierro
Best FilmDonator: Stadt Eckernförde
Endowment: 2500 Euro
Best Animal BehaviourDonator: Ev. - Luth. Kirchenkreis Rendsburg Eckernförde & Ev. Luth. Kirche in Norddeutschland
Endowment: 2500 Euro
Award of the Juvenile JuryDonator: Rotary Club Mittelholstein
Endowment: 600 Euro
Film No. Main Title Director Country Year Duration Summary 6 Wild Australia - Jurassic Jungle Thoralf Grospitz, Jens Westphalen Deutschland 2014 43 Min.
Impenetrable rainforest revealing kangaroos who live in trees and a colossal bird with dinosaur feet – the Australian tropics are the most mysterious part of the fifth continent.Film-Details anzeigen
7 Wild Australia - The Adventure Heiko De Groot Deutschland 2014 43 Min.
To capture Australia’s animal kingdom from desert to forests, mountains to coral reefs on film is a monumental task. German camera teams have attempted just that. Part 5 shows challenges and...Film-Details anzeigen
69 Wild Baltic – Coastal region Christoph Hauschild Deutschland 2014 44 Min.
The spectacular photography of this documentation shows areas fairly untouched by humans. Christoph Hauschild’s footage explores coastal regions and wildlife of the three Baltic States and shows their...Film-Details anzeigen
46 Wild Congo - River of Monsters Thomas Behrend Deutschland 2014 44 Min.
The Congo: the second largest river on Earth! In order to survive the animals have had to adapt to the river's extreme conditions, which has enabled evolution to create some truly unique creatures! ...Film-Details anzeigen
71 Wild France – long coastlines, harsh countryside Jacques Malaterre, Frédéric Fougea Österreich 2014 48 Min.
This two part programme presents a wild aspect of France’s nature. Part 2 focuses on French rivers and coastlines. Fascinating aerial and close-up photography is accompanied by spectacular stories. ...Film-Details anzeigen
70 Wild Germany - Uckermark Christoph Hauschild Deutschland 2011 43 Min.
The documentary "Wildes Deutschland - Die Uckermark" tells about a very unusual landscape, which has been influenced by humans since centuries, but still remains very natural.Film-Details anzeigen
72 Wild Italy – from Sardinia to the Abruzzi Hans-Peter Kuttler Deutschland 2014 44 Min.
The two parts of ‘Wild Italy’ portray flora and fauna between the tip of Italy and the Alps. In Part 2 filmed over two years aerial, underwater and slow motion photography document Southern Italy’s...Film-Details anzeigen
73 Wildest Islands, Falkland Islands Colin Collis 2012 52 Min.
The Falkland‘s bleak, battered and windswept archipelago lies 460 km from the South American mainland. Rugged mountains and expansive pristine coastlines remain unspoilt by human development, making...Film-Details anzeigen
FN Wildlaugh 2014 38 Min.
Bottle, USA 2010, (5:00 min) Forest Worker, Norway 2012, (5:00 min) Life, Danmark 2012, (2:00 min) Rapid, Germany 2013, (4:50 min) Renno, New Zealand 2011, (3:58 min) Simon's Cat - Smitten, Great...Film-Details anzeigen
74 Wildlife: Sophisticated Farmers: Leafcutter Ants Ichiro Yamamoto Japan 2013 49 Min.
Deep in the tropical forests of Central America lives an extraordinary creature—the leafcutter ant. L eafcutter ants produce a diverse range of sounds and scientists have finally managed to tune into...Film-Details anzeigen
76 Wonders of Life: Size Paul Olding Großbritannien 2013 59 Min.
Prof Brian Cox travels around Australia to explore the physics of the size of life, from Great White Sharks to Red Kangaroos to the miniature wasps and the smallest life on earth. The size you are...Film-Details anzeigen