Festival Nature Namur


Years running: 29 (since 1995)

Festival Nature Namur

International Environmental Film Festival.


Festival purposes are: 

  • To increase the knowledge of, and respect for nature and wildlife among the general public
  • To increase awareness among those in authority of the need to protect nature, wildlife and the environment
  • To encourage the production of films dedicated to Nature by awarding prizes in a competition and diffusion on the big screen with a wide audience
  • To promote meetings between professionals (film directors and distributors)
  • To promote and spread limited budget productions
  • To create forums and debate between film directors and the general public during the festival.


  • Best Film Award
  • Picture Award
  • Scenario Award
  • Environment Award
  • Short film Award (less than 26 min)
  • Ultra-short film Award
  • Public Award


  • Advertising, commercials and feature films are not eligible,
  • Professional films about the discovery, protection and conservation of nature and wild life are eligible to take part in the competition if the creation is posterior to 2021, January 1st.
  • The minimum duration is 5 minutes. There are no maximum requirements.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Each film will be entered on the online form
  • Each film must be accompanied by 3 photos of the film and one of the director.
  • The Selection copy must reach the secretariat if possible as data file.
  • Accepted formats are: .mp4 and .mov
  • Suitable supports are: upload files (in preference) : vimeo, youtube, ftp, dropbox, … / USB-keys / Hard drive
  • USB-keys and HDD will be returned (within three months after the event) upon written request.
  • If you don’t have a French version of your film, a script in French (if possible) or in English must be provided. The Festival will create the dubbing for presentation to the public.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement




Official Website




Festival Nature Namur
Rue Léon François 6-8 5170

Phone: +32 (0)81 432 420
+32 (0)81 432 439


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening Date
    February 15, 2023
  • Deadline (Professional competition)
    May 31, 2023
  • Deadline (amateur film)
    July 31, 2023
  • Notifications
    August 15, 2023
  • Event Dates
    13 — 22 October 2023
Categories & Fees
  • Deadline (Professional competition) — free
  • Deadline (amateur film) — free
  • Deadline (Professional competition) — free
  • Deadline (amateur film) — free

Films, with a maximum duration of one minute.

  • Deadline (Professional competition) — free
  • Deadline (amateur film) — free
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