Nominations

All independent films are competing in the following competitive program categories:

  • Best Animal Behavior Program
  • Best Wildlife Habitat Program — NEW AWARD
  • Best Conservation Program
  • Best People & Nature Program
  • Outstanding Achievement — NEW AWARD
  • Best Limited Series
  • Best Children's Program
  • Best Presenter-led Program
  • Best Short Program
  • Marion Zunz Newcomer
  • Best Theatrical Program
  • Best Non-broadcast Program
  • Best 360 Campaign — NEW AWARD
  • Best Web Presence

Craft and Peer-Judged Categories

  • Best Sound
  • Best Cinematography
  • Best Editing
  • Best Original Musical Score
  • Best Writing
  • Best Special Venue Award
  • Best Earth Sciences Program
  • Best Use of Web 2.0/New Media — NEW AWARD