WCFF 2018 Press Party @ Grimandi Art Gallery
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The 2018 WCFF press party at the Grimandi Art Gallery on the Upper West Side. Evening will feature a selection of trailers from films to be premiered at the 2018 Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, October 18-28 in New York City. The evening will include beer, wine and snacks for guests. The event is sponsored by ArtTour International Magazine.

Advanced RSVP


LBI Film Screening & Panel Discussion @ Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WCFF and the Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences (LBIF), located on LBI, New Jersey will partner for a summer, fall series of film screening and panel discussions. The dates are: Thursday, July 12th, Wednesday August 15th, Thursday September 13th and Thursday, October 11th.

A reception will follow each screening and discussion with refreshments and vendors.

List of films and speakers for each event will be listed shortly.

Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2018 @ Cinema Village Theater
Oct 18 – Oct 28 all-day

The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) is the first and only film festival dedicated to Inform, Engage and Inspire the protection of wildlife and global biodiversity.

Join us in 2018 to celebrate our eight year anniversary. Over 100 documentary films will be screened, representing over 40 nations, many world premieres. Film producers and scientists in attendance from over 25 countries. For more information, schedule of films and speakers visit:

Film Festival pass is for all 28 film screenings at the Cinema Village Theater, October 19-25 and the Virtual Reality Experience on October 26. panel discussions, receptions, Q&A. Savings of over $250 if purchased separately.

Tickets for the each of the 28 separate screenings will be available for purchase in July.

** Films & speakers subject to change, prior to and during film festival

Opening Reception
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screenings @ Cinema Village
Oct 19 @ 10:57 pm – Oct 25 @ 11:57 pm
The Importance of VR Filmmaking for the Protection of Global Biodiversity
Oct 26 all-day

Participants and panel discussion includes:

  • David Hamlin, USA Today
  • Michaela Holland, Time Inc
  • Matthew Braly, Littlstar
  • Ron Dorio, Economist
  • Matt Zymet, NatGeo

Short films from each panelist will be aired during the discussion.

Hosted by Caesar Suero and Tracy Daniels of Two Goats

We’ll be answering questions like:

  • How does 360 degree compare to traditional video in terms of investment and returns?
  • What does 360 degree video offer that traditional video does not?
  • How can you start implementing 360 degree VR into your world?

Seating is limited. Please RSVP to

See you there!

Field Trips (TBD)
Oct 27 – Oct 28 all-day
São Paulo, Brazil @ TBA
Nov 15 @ 9:44 pm – Nov 21 @ 10:44 pm

The WCFF is pleased to announce we are partnering with the Green Nation and the Departamento de Conservação e Manejo de Espécies and Secretaria de Biodiversidade for an event in Brazil. Film screenings, panel discussions and field trips will take place November 15-21 in São Paulo.

More information on venue location, and scheduling TBA shortly.

WCFF – Lagos, Nigeria @ TBA
Dec 28 2018 @ 12:00 pm – Jan 10 2019 @ 1:00 pm

WCFF continues with outreach programs outside of the United States. December 28, 2018 through January 10, 2019 we will be hosting film screenings and panel discussions, wildlife photography and film workshops for secondary and post secondary students in Lagos, Nigeria. There will be field trips to local wildlife refuges and to several national parks, conditions permitting.

More information TBA

WCFF – China @ Dali Photography Museum
Mar 11 – Mar 17 all-day

WCFF returns to China for a second year in a row to partner with the Dali International Film Festival. WCFF will provide numerous award winning wildlife documentary films in both English and Mandarin. in addition we will host panel discussion with WCFF filmmakers, along with conservationists and scientists from China.