San Francisco Green Film Festival

Announcing the Green Fire Award 2019 for Best SF Bay Area Environmental Feature

Submit your film to the 2019 Green Fire Award competition, a juried annual award for Best San Francisco Bay Area Environmental Feature with $2,500 cash prize! The award recognizes the best of independent filmmaking in the SF Bay Area by honoring innovative storytelling and new perspectives on environmental topics.

This year, the Festival welcomes March Conservation Fund as Sponsor of the Green Fire Award.

"We are proud to support the SFGFF and to support the Green Fire Award to recognize the talent, determination, and hard work that produces the Bay Area's best environmental films” said Ivan Samuels, Executive Director of March Conservation fund.

“We’re thrilled to partner with March Conservation Fund to honor local film talent and shine a light on their vital work,” said Rachel Caplan, CEO of SF Green Film Festival, “The SF Bay Area is a hotbed of bold independent filmmaking, and the Green Fire Award supports those who are creating stories on the environmental front-lines and exploring diverse solutions.”

The Green Fire Award will be announced at Closing Night of Green Film Fest 2019, which takes place Sept 11-18 at the Castro Theatre, Roxie and other city venues.

Submissions from filmmakers who are currently resident in the San Francisco Bay Area or films about the San Francisco Bay Area are eligible to compete for the Award. Films can be submitted to the Award competition before May 5 at

About March Conservation Fund:

March Conservation Fund expands protected areas, supports ecological research, and empowers the public to become stewards and advocated for the natural world. MCF believes the complexity of environmental issues facing the 21st century demands an equally intricate and diverse array of solutions.

About San Francisco Green Film Festival:

SFGFF is a non-profit organization committed to using the power of film to bring audiences into the global conversation on environmental solutions. Our annual Festival is the West Coast’s leading event for films that spark green ideas and actions, attracting bold filmmakers and highly engaged audiences every year. We curate compelling discussions with thought leaders, innovators, and world-class storytellers. These programs highlight the vital work of our partners who share our common motivations about environmental education, sharing stories, and engaging local communities.

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