Thank you for entering The Jackson Wild Media Awards.

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The Frequently Asked Questions

The Entry Terms & Conditions

The Media Entry Guidelines

The Special Category Requirements

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BEFORE YOU BEGIN PLEASE HAVE PREPARED:

-A Digital Video File of the Submission Limited in Size to 2.5GB Maximum (to be uploaded via an automatic link emailed to the email address entered upon check out)

-A Still Image JPEG Representing the Submission: 1920x1080 Format, Limited in Size to 5MB Maximum to be uploaded below the synopsis in the registration form (DO NOT attempt to upload a different type of image file, or a JPEG larger than 5MB, doing so will cause an error in the system)

-Full Credits

-A Brief Synopsis (100 words or less)

-General Contact Information for the Film (to be entered on the registration form)

-The Email Address of the Party Responsible for Submission and Entry Materials (to be entered on the check-out form)


To begin, please scroll down and select one category. You will have an opportunity to enter your submission into additional categories once you have completed the registration form.

If you have any questions or concerns before you proceed please contact: dana@jhfestival.org or call 1 (307) 200-3286 ext. 3

Media Entry

Content

Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that most effectively explores animal behavior in a new, fresh, imaginative or authoritative way.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that most effectively explores animal behavior in a new, fresh, imaginative or authoritative way.
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that most effectively explores a unique habitat and its wildlife.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that most effectively explores a unique habitat and its wildlife.
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that best explores the science of planet earth and the cosmos beyond. Relevant disciplines include Geology, Paleontology, Oceanography, Astronomy and Meteorology.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that best explores the science of planet earth and the cosmos beyond. Relevant disciplines include Geology, Paleontology, Oceanography, Astronomy and Meteorology.
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that most effectively contributes to an awareness of timely and relevant conservation issues and/or solutions
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that most effectively explores the interdependent relationship between humans and animals or the environment.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that most effectively explores the interdependent relationship between humans and animals or the environment. ​​
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, with the best examination of our changing planet including human impact, the environment, sustainability and climate change.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, with the best examination of our changing planet, including human impact, the environment, sustainability and climate change.
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that most effectively incorporates science, the scientific method and scientific discovery into an understanding of some aspect of the natural world.
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that most effectively incorporates science, the scientific method and scientific discovery into an understanding of some aspect of the natural world.
$90.00
Awarded to the program, longer than 20 minutes in run time, that most effectively celebrates the impact of individuals, groups, organizations or movements committed to the protection, awareness or understanding of a species, ecosystem or some other aspect
$180.00
Awarded to the program, 20 minutes in length or less, that most effectively celebrates the impact of individuals, groups, organizations or movements committed to the protection, awareness or understanding of a species, ecosystem or some other aspect of th
$90.00

Craft

Awarded for the combined contribution of sound editing, musical score, production mixing and post-production mixing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part.
$120.00
Awarded for the cinematography or computer generated visual storytelling that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part. If sufficient entries are submitted, organizers/judges may create separate categories.
$120.00
Awarded for the editing that most enhances the natural history program of which it is a part.
$120.00
Awarded for the writing that most enhances a natural history program through the union of storyline, dialog and narration. A word document or PDF of the script (in English) must be submitted in addition to the standard submission requirements
$120.00

Program

Awarded to the non-broadcast or commercially distributed program that most successfully educates its audience on some aspect of the natural world. This includes projects created by government agencies, NGOs, universities and other institutions.
$90.00
Awarded to the mini-series with episodes longer than 20 minutes in length, that most effectively advances a natural history theme. Individual episodes may be entered into other categories. Submit two episodes that best represent the series.
$240.00
Awarded to the mini-series with episodes shorter than 20 minutes in length, that most effectively advances a natural history theme. Individual episodes may be entered into other categories. Submit three episodes that best represent
$120.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively inspires an appreciation of the natural world, or issues associated with animals and the environment to young people 6-12 years of age.
$60.00
Awarded to the program that makes the most effective use of a host or presenter in communicating an appreciation and understanding of the natural world.
$120.00
Awarded to the most effective and compelling project under five minutes in length (including PSAs, music videos, and campaigns), that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world.
$60.00
Awarded to the program created for commercial distribution that best advances an appreciation or understanding of the natural world. This category includes programs distributed in theaters, BluRay/DVD or streamed via the internet.
$120.00
Presented in recognition of the best program produced by either a first-time filmmaker in the field of natural history production, or a student currently enrolled or no more than 2 years out of an academic program.
$60.00
Awarded to the best natural history program created for the immersive platform of Virtual Reality.
$90.00