Festival's Basic Information

Festival name

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

Festival's short name
Foundation year

1993

General contact email
Name and contact of the Director or organizers max. 3 persons.

Christopher Head, Executive Director: chris@dceff.org

Name of the programmer(s)

Brad Forder, Director of Programming: brad@dceff.org

Country
City

Washington, DC

ZIP Code

20005

Awards of the last edition (award-winning films) film, country, director

2021 Award Winners:

– Shared Earth Foundation Award for Advocacy: Secrets of the Whales, USA, James Cameron (Executive Producer)

– William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award: The Long Coast, USA, Ian Cheney

– Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability: The Sacrifice Zone, USA, Julie Winokur

– Audience Award for Best Feature Film: Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective, USA, Anna Palmer and Costa Boutsikaris

– Audience Award for Best Short Film: They Keep Quiet So We Make Noise, USA, Marlena Skrobe

Categories and genres

Documentaries
Environmental Film
Conservation Film
Animation, Education
Family-Friendly
International
Nonfiction

How many sections does the festival have -competition and out of competition

1

Other non-cinematographic activities of the festival: panels, conferences, etc.

Panels
Networking Lunches
Receptions

Does the festival have an educational section/activities?
Does the festival have a market or industry activities?
Average of short films during the festival
Average of feature films during the festival
Average of documentaries during the festival
Average of fiction films during the festival
Average of animation films during the festival
How many prizes or competitive sections does the festival have?

5

In how many cities does the festival happen?

1

How many films have been programmed in all the festival throughout all its editions?

5000

In how many venues does the festival take place? How many private vs public.

29, all public

How many screenings are held during the festival and how many during the Tour.

120

Festival Dates

Festival Dates

March 17, 2022

Next open call date (from)

July 1, 2021

Next open call date (to)

January 3, 2022

Link to website

General contact email

Festival short description

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Since 1993, our mission has been to celebrate Earth and inspire understanding and stewardship of the environment through the power of film.

Categories and genres

Documentaries Environmental Film Conservation Film Animation, Education Family-Friendly International Nonfiction

Media