October 7, 2015—BBC Earth and Giant Screen Films are proud to announce that Tiny Giants 3D was selected as Best Immersive film at the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is considered the premier event of the nature and conservation genre, and this year's submissions included nearly 1,000 category entries from all around the world competing for 23 special awards. Winners were selected by a distinguished panel of international judges.
“At BBC Earth we’re delighted to win this award for Best Immersive film at Jackson Hole," said Neil Nightingale, Creative Director for BBC Earth. "It’s a really special honour for the team as this festival is by far the year’s largest and most prestigious international celebration of wildlife films."
“Jackson Hole represents the best of the best in wildlife filmmaking and it’s always a great honor for a film to be recognized there,” said Don Kempf, President of Giant Screen Films. “Tiny Giants has been a hit among giant screen audiences and theaters since its debut, and it’s exciting that the film is now being honored in such a big way by the larger filmmaking community.”
ABOUT BBC EARTH
BBC Earth is a global factual brand which seeks to inspire audiences in the UK and worldwide with the most incredible sights, stories and characters from the natural world. Commercially and internationally the brand is managed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. Since launch the brand has grown across multiple platforms including branded blocks on television, live events, social media, visitor attractions, theatric releases for cinema and giant screen films and online on BBC.com. From 2015 the BBC Earth brand will launch new channels internationally that will be dedicated to bringing audiences premium factual content.
ABOUT GIANT SCREEN FILMS
Since 1997, GSF has established itself as a pioneer in the large-format industry, producing and distributing films that push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable theater experience. Meaningful educational collaborations and partnerships extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as one of the world’s leading and most active large-format producers and is based in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com.
Recognized as the premier event of its genre, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is an unparalleled biennial industry gathering. Hosted biennially in Grand Teton National Park, over 650 international delegates participate in an exceptional slate of leadingedge equipment presentations, seminars and state-of-the-art screenings.
The Festival’s international board members include: Animal Planet, BBC Natural History Unit, Cineverse/VER, Discovery Channel, Disneynature, FujiFilm Optical Devices, Gorongosa Foundation, Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Tangled Bank Studios, National Geographic Channel International, National Geographic WILD, National Geographic Society, National Parks Conservation Association, The Nature Conservancy, Nature/WNET, Off the Fence Productions, PBS, Sony Electronics, Terra Mater Factual Studios and UNIVERSUM/ORF, Vulcan Productions, WGBH, and World Wildlife Fund.
Source: Giant Screen Films