ANNOUNCING THE 2009 FILM COMPETITION WINNERS!

AND THE AWARD GOES TO…

The Grand Teton Award, Best of the Festival was awarded to Green.
The Grand Teton Award, Best of the Festival was awarded to Green.

GRAND TETON AWARD 
sponsored by Panasonic 
GREEN 
T
awak Productions

SILVER TETON AWARD 
THE MEERKATS 
Justin Krish 
Yaffle Films, BBC Natural History Unit, BBC Films, The Weinstein Company 
 
Best Animal Behavior Program  
sponsored by NHNZ 
THE GORILLA KING  
Tigress Productions, Ltd, Nature/THIRTEEN, BBC 
  
Best Wildlife Habitat Program 

Patrick Rouxel gave a heartwarming thank you when he won the Grand Teton Award Thursday night at the Awards Ceremony.
Patrick Rouxel gave a heartwarming thank you when he won the Grand Teton Award Thursday night at the Awards Ceremony.

sponsored by Sierra Club Productions
YELLOWSTONE: WINTER 
BBC Natural History Unit, Animal Planet 
 
Best Conservation Program 
sponsored by National Geographic 
GREEN 
Tawak Pictures 
 
Best People & Nature Program  
sponsored by Feodor Pitcairn Productions 
LEGEND OF PALE MALE
 
Birdjail Productions 
 
Best Limited Series 
sponsored by Wyoming Business Council 
YELLOWSTONE 
BBC Natural History Unit, Animal Planet 
 
Best Children’s Program   
sponsored by Disneynature 
ONCE UPON A TIDE 
Center for Health and the Global Environment/Harvard Medical School, Sea 
Studios Foundation, Laika/house, Funjacket Enterprises 
 
Best Presenter-led Program  
sponsored by Amphibico 
CHARLES DARWIN & THE TREE OF LIFE
 
Sir David Attenborough 
BBC Natural History Unit, Open University 
 
Best Short Program  
sponsored by Arete Media Group 
SMALL TALK DIARIES: CHANGELINGS 
Ammonite, Off the Fence, CBBC, Big Squid New Media 
 
Marian Zunz Newcomer Award 
sponsored by Discovery Channel 
SWAMP TROOP 
Robyn Keene-Young and Adrian Bailey, Road Media  
National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Channels International 
 
Best Theatrical Program 
sponsored by Sony Electronics 
DISNEYNATURE PRESENTS EARTH (90 min) 
Disneynature, BBC Worldwide, Greenlight Media and Discovery Channel  
 
Best Nonbroadcast Program  
sponsored by Buffalo Bill Historical Center 
FROG, CHEMICAL, WATER, YOU
 
The Smithsonian Women’s Committee, Jennifer Grace, MSU 
 
Best 360 Campaign 
sponsored by Animal Planet 
THINK BEYOND PLASTICS: DIRTY SECRETS
 
National Geographic Television, Sea Studios Foundation 
 
RETHINK CAMPAIGN 
Save Our Seas Foundation 
 
SPRINGWATCH 
BBC Natural History Unit

Best Web Presence 
sponsored by ARKive 
www.bbc.co.uk/bigcat/BIG CAT LIVE 
BIG CAT LIVE  
BBC Natural History Unit

Best Sound 
sponsored by Dolby Laboratories 
SWAMP TROOP 
Robyn Keene-Young (Sound Recordist and Sound Design), Adrian Bailey (Sound Design),  
Mark Phillips (Sound Editor and Mixer) 
Road Media  
National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Channels International

Best Cinematography 
sponsored by Fujinon 
THE FOREST: REALM OF SHADOWS 
Jan Haft and Kay Ziesenhenne  
nautilusfilm GmbH for Studio Hamburg Documentaries, NDR Naturfilm, Arte, ORF

Best Editing 
sponsored by ORF/Universum 
THE MEERKATS 
Justin Krish 
Yaffle Films, BBC Natural History Unit, BBC Films, The Weinstein Company

Best Original Score 
sponsored by Off the Fence Productions 
DISNEYNATURE PRESENTS THE CRIMSON WING: MYSTERY OF THE FLAMINGOS (75 min) 
The Cinematic Orchestra 
Disneynature, Natural Light Films, Kudos Pictures

Best Writing 
sponsored by The Nature Conservancy 
THE LEGEND OF PALE MALE 
Janet Hess 
Birdjail Productions

Best Special Venue 
sponsored by nWave 
BUGS 3D! 
Principal Large Format, SK Films

Best Earth Sciences Program  
sponsored by Marco Polo  
O2: THE MOLECULE THAT MADE OUR WORLD
 
ORF Universum / NHU, Burning Gold Productions, AV Dokumenta, BMUKK, BBC

Best Use of Web 2.0/New Media  
sponsored by FusionSpark Media 
www.kqed.org/quest 
KQED-Quest

Outstanding Achievement 
DISNEYNATURE PRESENTS EARTH 
Disneynature, BBC Worldwide, Greenlight Media and Discovery Channel  
 
GORILLA MURDERS 
National Geographic Television 
 
WHALE WARS 
Animal Planet

WILD OCEAN 
Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas 
Giant Screen Films, Yes/No Productions

THE WOLF THAT CHANGED AMERICA 
Brian Leith Productions, Nature/THIRTEEN

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