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    Festival's Basic Information

    Festival name

    Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

    Festival's short name
    Foundation year


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

    Christopher Head, Executive Director

    Name of the programmer(s)

    Brad Forder Director of Programming


    Washington, DC

    ZIP Code


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

    2022 Award Winners:

    – Shared Earth Foundation Award for Advocacy: Tigre Gente, USA, Elizabeth Unger
    – William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award: Beans, USA, Tracey Deer
    – Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability: Breaking Trail, USA, Jesse Roesler
    – Flo Stone & Roger D. Stone Award for Outstanding Artistry in Filmmaking: Fire of Love, USA, Sara Dosa
    – Audience Award for Best Feature Film (Tie): Devil Put the Coal in the Ground, USA, David Hutchinson and Lucas Sabean
    – Audience Award for Best Feature Film (Tie): Exposure, USA, Holly Morris
    – Audience Award for Best Short Film: Camp Yoshi, USA, Faith Briggs
    – 2022 Environmental Champion Award: Dr. Jane Goodall

    Categories and genres

    Environmental Film
    Conservation Film
    Animation, Education

    How many screenings do you have in extra activities in addition to the festival?

    Monthly screenings throughout the year (DCEFF 365)

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


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

    Networking Lunches

    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?


    In how many cities does the festival happen?


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


    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.


    Festival Dates

    Festival Dates (required)

    March 16, 2023

    Next open call date (from)

    August 1, 2022

    Next open call date (to)

    December 1, 2022