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


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)

Toronto International Film Festival 2022 (Toronto, Canada), nomination

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

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

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

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

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

Blue Water Film Festival 2023 (San Diego, USA), nomination

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

NaturVision Filmfestival 2023 (Ludwigsburg, Germany), 2 nominations (NaturVision Film Music Award, Special Category: Change of Perspective – Nature Film chosen differently)

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

Green Screen – Internationales Naturfilmfestival Eckernförde 2023 (Eckernförde, Germany), nomination (Best Marine Film)

Nantucket Film Festival 2023 (Nantucket, USA), nomination

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