The Jackson Wild™ Summit is an extraordinary convening where collaboration and innovation thrive, ideas are launched, and strategic partnerships are forged. Cross-discipline conversations on the critical issues facing our planet set the stage for strategic partnerships that happen nowhere else, as participants work together to address critical conservation and environmental challenges.
2021 Jackson Wild Summit
September 27 - 30, 2021
The Jackson Wild Media Lab is a cross-disciplinary virtual science filmmaking workshop that brings scientists and media creators together to learn from leaders in the profession and work together to develop effective tools to communicate about science, nature, and conservation with diverse audiences across the world’s evolving media platforms.
In addition to the Media Lab, the Summit is offering virtual Summit Fellowships and a virtual Mentorship Program, connecting early career professionals with leaders in the industry.
Nature film’s equivalent to the Oscars®, the Jackson Wild Media Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in nature, science and conservation storytelling, with 20+ content, program and craft categories of competition, this year.
In addition to the Media Awards, Jackson Wild honors individuals and projects through Special Jury Recognition, including the Rising Star and Legacy Awards.
Every year in conjunction with the UN holiday, the World Wildlife Day Film Showcase awards a portfolio of themed films to anchor free, educational screening events across the globe.