Shed Light on Best and Brightest
25 CMS VATAVARAN Awards, Rs 12, 50, 000/ - Award Money, 72 Nominations (48 in Indian Section and 24 in International section), 275 film entries, 18 categories
275 Entries have come from eighteen states like Deoghar, Jharkhand, Trivandram, Kerala, Sagar, Madhya Pardesh etc. Delhi tops the list followed closely by Maharashtra. While the International Competitive Section has received entries from 18 countries including Czech republic, Estonia, Cameroon, Italy, UK, Canada, France, Germany to name a few.
CMS VATAVARAN awards/ recognizes films in all genres (documentaries,
docu-dramas, narratives, shorts, ad campaigns, public service announcements,
new media, etc.), which inform, educate, foster knowledge, understanding
and action on environment, wildlife issues or other socially relevant
environment themes. The awards would be given to the productions
that most effectively, and creatively use the medium of the moving
images to advance appreciation of the natural world.
in CMS VATAVARAN 2007:
- AWARD achievements in technical excellence
- INTRODUCE International Competitive Category
- HONOUR the world 's most outstanding documentaries on natural
world or conservation theme
- FEJI Young Environmental Journalist Award