Festival films selected!

𝟛𝟠 films in the Main Competition
②⓪ films from Poland, ①⑧ films from abroad.
One thing is certain. There will be plenty to watch!
We invite you from 21 September.
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The selection committee has finished its work!

The selection committee has finished its work!
38 productions from Poland and abroad have qualified for the Main Competition.
We present to you the first five films that will be screened at the end of September.
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Prof. Dr. Piotr Gliński Honorary Patron of the festival

We are very pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Piotr Gliński - Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Chairman of the Committee for Public Benefit - has become Honorary Patron of the festival.

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📷 PAP/Albert Zawada

ŁKA title partner of 19th INFF

The 19th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival is fast approaching.

We are very pleased to announce that Lodz Agglomeration Railway has become a titular patron of this year's edition.

Thank you for being with us and see you in September!

ŁKA partner tytularny


18th INFF Awards

Grand Prix of the 18th INFF

"Meadow. Paradise lost?" - dir. Jan Haft



Special Jury Award

"Echo" dir. Barzan Rostami

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Best Cinematography Award

"Anima Animalis. Klejnoty dolnośląskiej przyrody" dir. Grzegorz Bobrowicz

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Award For a Journalistic And Reportage Film

"Zielone korytarze" dir. Łukasz Dębski 

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Award of the Provincial Fund For environmental Protection and Water Management

"Życie lasu. Bohactwo runa i podszytu" dir. Michał Ogrodowczyk

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Award of the President of the Polish Filmmakers Association

"Sheep hero" dir. Ton von Zantvoort

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Award for an Educational Film

"Życie drzewa" dir. Ireneusz Prokopiuk & Sebastian Łukaszuk

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Special Jury Award 

"Łomżyński Park Krajobrazowy Doliny Narwi - Cztery Pory Roku"  dir. Zdzisław Folga

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Special Jury Prize - distinction

Motyle, Porosty, Dzięcioły from series: "Tajemnice świętokrzyskiej przyrody"  dir. Bogusław Sępioł 

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Distinction for Commitment to Environmental Protection

Piotr Topiński 

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GRAND PRIX for Jan Haft!




Exhibition of nature photography "A story about forest"

The first accompanying event of the 18th INFF is ahead of us

 We invite you to the exhibition of nature photography "A story about a forest" 

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? Museum in Łowicz, Stary Rynek 5/7

The exhibition will run until October 29.

The exhibition of nature photography "A story about a forest" was created as the main exhibition of the previous, 17th edition of the INFF in 2017, which was held under the slogan "Forests in the cultural landscape of Europe ".

The best Polish authors of nature photography were invited to present their works related to this theme. Thanks to the positive response to this invitation, the exhibition consists of excellent, intriguing photograms by Adam Adamski, Michał Ludwiczak, Łukasz Łukasik, Tomasz Ogrodowczyk, Magdalena Sarat, Dariusz Sarnowski, Ryszard Sąsiadek, Radosław Trzciński, Marek Trzeciak and Wojciech Wójcik.
The high artistic quality of these works and their cognitive value make it still extremely attractive - especially for nature and photography lovers.

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Festival partners and funders of awards

? No event will take place without the support of partners

?  The partners and founders of the awards of this year's edition of the Festival are:

Organisers of the 18th INFF

?  The 18th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festiwal is fast approaching.

      The organizers of this year's edition are:

  • Wytwórnia Filmów Oświatowych w Łodzi
  • Stowarzyszenie Film - Przyroda - Kultura



Piotr Gliński is the honorary patron of the festival


We are pleased to inform you that the 18th Włodzimierz Puchalski Nature Film Festival was under the honorary patronage of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Professor Piotr Gliński.

18th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival only ONLINE!

Uwaga festiwal

Dear Sir or Madam,

Due to the epdemic threat caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the formula of the 18th Włodzimierz Puchalski International Nature Film Festival has changed. This year's shows will be completely transferred to the internet. This change also caused changes in the regulations by adding new points:

Screening of the 18th Edition Films

1. Due to the threat of COVID-19 disease, the screening shows during the 18th Edition of the Festival, shall be held as an open screening shows with the use electronic communication means. Submission of the Films to participate in the Festival shall be deemed as giving consent by their artists and producers to make the Films available to the public in a way that members of the public may have access to them from a place and at a time chosen by them (online). The consent includes also the Festival period in line with the Schedule. In the event of objections by the film producer regarding the way it is made available (online), the decision to admit the film to the competition is made by the Festival Director in consultation with the film producer. 

2. The Films shall be screened in the real time of the events taking place in line with the Schedule with no possibility of recording, including:
one online competition screening;

second online screening in case of prize winners at the Main Competition and Youth Competition.
3. The Films shall be screened with the use of electronic means of communication facilitating reception solely to the users logging in on the territory of Poland.

Rules of the 18th WPINFF available here: Rules_of_XVIII_WPINFF.pdf

Statement for producers: Statement_XVII_WPINFF.odt /  Statement_XVII_WPINFF.pdf