Films Around the World
Films submitted and screened at F3 incorporate diverse forms of storytelling from conventional videos to animations to digital shorts taken using mobile phones/apps and gopro cameras.
The democratizing power of mobile technology enables communities across the globe to lend their voices to instigate positive changes in environmental and social causes. In 2016, Films for the Forest received a record 122 films from 34 countries and 5 continents.
Global Reach and Success
Over the years, Films for the Forest has received film submissions spanning four continents and has been judged by an impressive list of award-winning filmmakers and environmentalists. Richard Linklater is a founding judge for this challenge and has committed to continue this role. Other judges have included: Evan Smith, Philip Cousteau Jr., Elizabeth Avellán and Jay Duplass.
Films for the Forest is now one of the most noted environmental film screenings in Austin, offering participants and the general public a platform to engage, interact and think about their shared responsibility to conserve the planet.
Rainforest Partnership Mission
Rainforest Partnership conserves and restores tropical rainforests by working with communities to develop sustainable livelihoods that empower and respect both people and nature.
Rainforest Partnership Vision
We envision thriving tropical rainforests that support a healthy, vibrant planet.
Rainforest Partnership Goal
Our goal is to protect and regenerate tropical rainforests, now and forever. We are achieving durable results through community-based projects that enable durable and sustainable rainforest protection.
Rainforest Partnership is a US IRS designated 501 (c)(3) nonprofit with EIN no. 26-1618125
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