Abbeville Bird and Nature Festival


Years running: 32 (since 1991)

Abbeville Bird and Nature Festival

International film festival related to bird, wildlife or environment wanted!


The Bird and Nature Festival also offers a selection of the world’s best animal documentaries. Thirty or so films about birds, animals and the environment are screened throughout the week. Many artists are also present at the various exhibitions: photographers, painters and sculptors, both professional and amateur, reveal the beauty and fragility of biodiversity through their works. Ten or so hands-on and educational workshops are organised for children.


The Official Jury will award 5 prizes to the professionals.

THE « GRAND PRIX » OF THE BIRD AND NATURE FESTIVAL Award of €4,000 This prize will be awarded to the production most faithful to The Festival’s subject “The Bird in its Natural Environment or to film which deals with nature more generally”.


THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE Award of €2,000 This prize is left to the Jury’s choice.


THE WILDLIFE PRIZE Award of €2,000 This prize will be awarded to the production which deals with wildlife: birds, mammals, marine fauna, fauna and flora more generally.


THE ENVIRONMENT PRIZE Award of €2,000 This prize will be awarded to the production which will be focused on environmental problems of the Planet.

NEW: THE SHORT-FILM PRIZE Award of €2,000 This prize will be awarded to the best professional production of a duration of 3 to 17 minutes.

If two films are equally placed in one of the categories the prize will be divided between the winners. The Final Jury will not give more than one money prize to a production. The Final Jury may decide not to award a Prize.

The public will decide of the best amateur film.

PUBLIC PRIZE Award of €2,000 This prize will be awarded to the film which has totalized the more votes from the audience on the night dedicated exclusively to the screening of the amateur productions.


  • Any number of productions may be entered per entrant, but a maximum of two can be selected for nomination per category. The cut-off date is 2019, and of a maximum duration of 13 minutes.

Selection Media Type: DVD or streaming link requested for pre-selection.

NEW PRIZE dedicated to short professional films.


Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website



Festival de l'Oiseau et de la Nature
20 rue du Chevalier de la Barre

Phone: + 33 3 22 24 02 02

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    September 08, 2021
  • Deadline
    November 05, 2021
  • Event Dates
    9 — 18 April 2022
Categories & Fees
  • Deadline — free
  • Deadline — free
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