Posted on April 2, 2022
Sue Eisaguirre, Founder/Executive Director of the NatureTrack Film Festival (NTFF) recently informed supporters, sponsors and filmmakers of the moving of the dates for the nature documentary festival from 2022 to 2023.
“In order to move forward from the past and ongoing impacts of the pandemic and restore our home base, we believe it is prudent and pragmatic to give our fledgling efforts room to rebound so that we can come back with a fabulous fifth anniversary of the NTFF. she said in a letter that received encouraging responses from the film community.
Meanwhile, the NatureTrack/Golden Cage Films co-produced documentary, “The Accessible Outdoors,” is garnering praise as it makes the rounds at film festivals.
Hollywood Independent Filmmaker Awards & Festival presented the film with a Silver Award for Short Doc; it received the Best Documentary Film Award from the Oregon Short Film Festival; The Oregon Documentary Film Festival nominated it for Best Director; The British Columbia Environmental Film Festival awarded him an honorable mention.
Los Angeles Short Film Festival nominations for Best of Festival; LA’s Indie Short Fest and Flathead Lake International Cinemafest gave nominations for Best Documentary Short.
Eisaguirre said she and the filmmakers were grateful to have been selected at so many festivals. “The Accessible Outdoors” screened at the Colorado Environmental Film Festival, the Oceanside International Film Festival, and in April it will screen at the Green Film Festival and the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival.
NTFF thanks its sponsors, international filmmakers, judges, staff and volunteers. who play a key role in its success. NTFF welcomes inquiries from sponsors and individuals for continued support. Contact Eisaguirre at [email protected] for more information on sponsorship or donor opportunities.
To learn more, visit https://NatureTrackFilmFestival.org.
The film festival was founded by Eisaguirre, who conceived the idea as an extension and fundraiser for the non-profit NatureTrack Foundation which she started in 2011. NatureTrack introduces school children, and now users to wheelchairs, outdoors in Santa Barbara County by offering free outdoor activities excursions.
Since its inception, NatureTrack has provided 25,000 outdoor experiences for school-aged students. To learn more about the NatureTrack Foundation, visit www.naturetrack.org.