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What to Submit? 

Technical Specifications

  • Content must be between 3 and 5 minutes runtime. 
  • Video size must not exceed 2.5GB (note: there will be an opportunity to showcase your high resolution version, if originally shot that way).
  • Minimum HD resolution; 4K strongly preferred. 
  • Submissions must include 1 digital image to represent your content (aka a “Thumbnail/keyart”) -- jpeg (1920x1080) -- 5MB maximum size.
  • Content can be in any language, but must include subtitles for English translation.

For the first time, we’re inviting people from around the world to create and share their short (3 to 5 minutes in length) digital-ready films with Love Nature’s global audience. Imagine: your stories being told through our megaphone! We want to hear from you!

Don’t be intimidated! If you’re passionate about wildlife, have a story to share, and something to shoot on, this Showcase is for you! 

We will be looking at all of the submissions and will find a home for anything that will resonate with our audience, BUT the ones that really knock our socks off will be put forth to be viewed by a team of esteemed judges. We will choose five (5) Official Selections; these entries will be judged by seasoned professionals in the Natural History genre at Love Nature, Jackson Wild, and Wildscreen, as well as other creative forces in the space.


Calling All Wildlife Storytellers 

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Submissions are now closed. 

The Five Official Selections 

will be promoted and featured on Love Nature’s branded digital platforms as part of the Bite-Size Showcase.

Meet the Judges

For those of you unfamiliar with these names, check them out here. They’re kind of a big deal. 


Julz Braatvedt
Wildlife Cameraman

Malaika Vaz
Wildlife Filmmaker

Lisa Samford
Executive Director, Jackson Wild

Lucie Muir
CEO, Wildscreen

The team at Love Nature is excited to announce a new initiative called…

Love Nature’s Bite-Size Showcase.

Creative Guidelines

  • Content must be animal-driven. All nature and conservation topics are welcome but the story must center on wildlife, a particular species, or a particular animal.
  • Content must be recent, created within the last 24 months.
  • Stories may be presenter-led, or not.
  • Stories may be animated or live action.

Where to Submit? 

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSEDTERMS & CONDITIONS

Paula Kahumbu
CEO, WildlifeDirect

Alison Barrat
SVP Production and Development, Love Nature

Carlyn Staudt
Global General Manager, Love Nature

James Manfull
Executive Producer,  
Love Nature

When to Submit? 

Important Dates

We're welcoming the submissions from now until the 6th of August. Judging will take place until the 3rd of September. The official selections will finally be featured starting from the 10th of September.

If you have any questions or need more info, hit us up at: bitesize@lovenature.com. We can't wait to see your story!

Surane Weerasinghe
Digital Producer, 
Love Nature

Jolene Sui
Social Media & Production Coordinator,  Love Nature

Bittu Sahgal
Founder and Editor, Sanctuary Nature Foundation