TRASH ART HUNGARY project debuted in May at the International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő with huge sculptures and installations from wastes, and immediately became one of the most successful accompanying events of the festival. Several other Hungarian festivals invited the sculptures during the year. By introducing the art of recycling, the organizers and sponsors of the exhibition aim to bring the attention of the general public to the ecological footprint and our shared responsibility.
Green Film Network AWARD is the transnational award for the best environmental documentary of the year. Each year a festival, supported by the GFN, hosts the “GFN Award” taking charge of the organization and the prize. Planet in Focus, Canada’s foremost and longest running environmental film festival, is honoured to be hosting the 4th Annual International Green Film Network Awards, 2017.
Three outstanding Hungarian films, awarded by the 2017 Gödöllő International Nature Film Festival, won the special prize at the 33rd International Film Festival AGROFILM 2017 in Nitra, which aims at topics and current issues of agriculture, food, nutrition and rural life, to make it known and popular with the movie screen. All three Hungarian works have emerged from the field thanks to their special approach and theme selection, said Kerner Jaro, chair of the jury.
More than ever, we estimated appr. 40,000 festival friends with us in Gödöllő on May 26-28. and participated in one of the free program opportunities offered by the festival. Thank you, everyone, that we could reach this together and show how many people are interested in the nature and the environment protection!
AWARDED ARTISTS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND OF THE CARPATHIAN BASIN FILM REVIEW, SPECIAL AWARDS Category/awards English title Country Director International Film Festival /Nature film I: Lemming - The Little Giant Of The North Hungary Zoltán Török Springtime Stories Germany Germany Annette Scheurich Polar Bear Summer Germany Klaus Scheurich
Awards: the best band:Sorbonne Sexual Best solo / duo formation: Borsos Anna és Mackó Miki duó Special Pricez: Best sound: Fangler's Best Instrumentation: Shaibo Best Text:Platon Karataev Best Female Singer:Sarusi-Kis Flóra (Flóra&Bálint Acoustic) Best Male Singer:: Vincenzo Lo Buglio (Terra Profonda) Winners of the Stamusic. Studios Mastering & Production special pricez is The Bluebay Foxes
Trash Art Hungary competition of the International Nature Film Festival announces the two winners. The 17 sculptures made of recycled waste were based on the topic of ‘Dawn of a New Age - Anthropocene - Time of Man’. The jury announced two winners. The project was supported by the Ministry of Agriculture. The aim of the project is to draw attention to waste problems and possible solutions The sculptures and installations were admired by tens of thousands of visitors at the Nature Film Festival. They were in the center of media interest.
It is already a tradition that between 26 and 28 May, during the International Nature Film Festival in Gödöllő we offer a two-day professionals’ event for filmmakers. Our goal is that our guests from the Friday programmes and the lecturers from the Saturday workshops could share as much information as possible based on their professional background and experiences, providing Hungarian artist with valuable knowledge and networking contacts. Our topic in 2017: Films about the natural and cultural values from the Carpathian Basin
Outlined the 3rd International Nature Film Festival programs. As in previous years we expect every festival friends many interesting and exciting programs in May to the Royal Palace, which will be main location of film screenings, and in Lower Park, opposite the castle , which will host the nature and environmental programs.
"Dawn of a new age: Anthropocene - Time of Man" is the title of the competition for preparation of statues and the aim of the project is drawing attention of the society to problem of waste management, which is one of most important problem nowadays. 10 artistic teams have invited for participation in the project: The Hungarian University of Fine Arts (Budapest) Moholy- Nagy University of Art and Design (Budapest)