Patrick and the Whale


Innsbruck Nature Film Festival 2022 (Innsbruck, Austria)
Grand Prize for the best Nature Documentary

Newport Beach Film Festival 2022 (Newport, USA)
Best Documentary

Mountainfilm International Filmfestival Graz 2022 (Graz, Austria)
Camera Alpin in Gold (Nature&Environment)
Audience Award: Favorite Mountainfilm 2022

Sedona International Film Festival 2023 (Sedona, USA)
Best Environmental Film

Dana Point Film Festival 2023 (Dana Point, USA)
Best Feature Length Documentary

Wild Oceans FilmFest 2023 (Gijón, Spain)

Riviera International Film Festival 2023 (Sestri Levante, Italy)
Sky Documentary Award

Blue Water Film Festival 2023 (San Diego, USA)
Best Cinematography Award
Eco Impact Award

NaturVision Filmfestival 2023 (Ludwigsburg, Germany)
Special Category Award: Change of Perspective – Nature Film chosen differently

Green Screen – Internationales Naturfilmfestival Eckernförde 2023 (Eckernförde, Germany)
Best Marine Film
Heinz Sielmann Prize

Smaragdni Eco Film Festival 2023 (Korčula, Croatia)
Best Environmental Feature Film

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival 2023 (Chagrin Falls, USA)
Best Environmental Film

Friday Harbor Film Festival 2023 (Friday Harbor, USA)
Best Overall Feature (Audience Choice) Award

13th Arlington Int’l Film Festival (Watertown, USA)
Audience Choice Award




Jackson Wild Media Awards 2022 (Jackson Hole, USA), 3 nominations (Human Planet – Long Form, Onscreen Personality, Feature)

Wildscreen Festival 2022 (Bristol, UK), 3 nominations (Editing, Producer/Director, Sound)

Los Cabos International Film Festival 2022 (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico), nomination

Key West Film Festival 2022 (Florida, USA), nomination

Toronto International Film Festival 2022 (Toronto, Canada), official selection

Zurich Film Festival 2022 (Zurich, Switzerland), European Premiere, nomination (Focus Competition)

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2022 (Hot Springs, USA), US Premiere, nomination

Montclair Film Festival 2022 (Montclair, USA), New York Premiere, nomination

Hamptons International Film Festival 2022 (East Hampton, USA), nomination

Tromsø International Film Festival 2023 (Tromsø, Norway), nomination

Ljubljana Doc Film Festival 2023 (Ljubljana, Slovenia), nomination

Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2023 (Santa Barbara, USA), nomination

DocLands Documentary Film Festival 2023 (San Rafael, USA), nomination

Tartuff film Festival 2023 (Tartu, Estonia), nomination

Cinema for Peace 2023 (Berlin, Germany), nomination (International Green Film Award)

Waves of Change Festival 2023 (Singapur, Malaysia), nomination

International Ocean Film Festival 2023 (San Francisco, USA), nomination

CINEMARE International Ocean Film Festival KIEL 2023 (Kiel, Germany), nomination

DOCaviv 2023 (Tel Aviv, Israel), nomination

Ars Electronica 2023 (Linz, Austria), nomination

Cleveland International Film Festival 2023 (Cleveland, USA), nomination

Wildlife Conservation Film Festival 2023 (New York, USA), nomination

NaturVision Filmfestival 2023 (Ludwigsburg, Germany), nomination (NaturVision Film Music Award)

32nd Woods Hole Film Festival (Woods Hole, USA), nomination

Nantucket Film Festival 2023 (Nantucket, USA), nomination

JCMC les Journées Cinématographiques Méditerranées de Chenini Gabes (Gabés, Tunesia)

Twin Cities Film Fest 2023 (Minnesota, USA), nomination

Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam 2023 (Rotterdam, Netherlands), nomination

Boulder Environmental / Nature / Outdoors Film Festival 2023 (Boulder, USA), nomination

Korea International Ocean Film Festival 2023 (Busan, South Korea), opening film

Montrose LandxSea Filmfest 2023 (Montrose, Scotland), nomination

The All Living Things Environmental Film Festival 2023 (India), nomination

2023 Water Docs Film Festival (Toronto, Canada), nomination

Films For Future 2023 (Zurich, Switzerland), nomination

Watch Docs International Film Festival (Warsaw, Poland), selected