CommUNITY – WSFF Announces 2023 Theme and Call for Entries

Wild & Scenic has announced “CommUNITY” as the official 2023 theme. Faced with unprecedented climate crisis challenges, WSFF and its programming aim to focus attention on the importance of approaching these diverse and complicated challenges as a unified community. Together, we can still make the changes that our planet demands of us.

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Earth Day Weekend with Wild & Scenic Film Festival

We are looking forward to celebrating Earth Day weekend 2022 with you this year. The 2022 theme for Earth Day is “Invest In Our Planet” – because a green future is a prosperous future.

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How to Continue Festing

The 10-day virtual Wild & Scenic Film Festival came to a close on Sunday, January 23rd, and we are so grateful for the attendees, staff, and volunteers for making the festival’s 20th year anniversary so special. The level of local, national, and international engagement in this year’s festival was spectacular!

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SYRCL’s 2021 Top Wins

As we begin 2022, we find it useful to reflect back on the work we accomplished in 2021. We could not have done it without hundreds of volunteers and members, dozens of partners, and an incredible staff of 20+ people.

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How to Fest Virtually

Make the most of your Wild & Scenic Film Fest experience by planning ahead. Familiarize yourself with choice films, check the highlights, and organize your at home viewing schedule so you don’t miss a beat.

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2022 Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tickets on Sale + Volunteer Opportunities

Wild and Scenic Film Festival Tickets are now on sale for the 2022 season!

Festival goers can choose from over 100 environmental and adventure films, including 8 world premiers! This year, the festival is taking place as a hybrid experience. The in-person festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA runs from January 13 – 17. The online program runs January 13 – 23, 2022. 

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Welcome AmeriCorps!

SYRCL is excited to formally welcome our newest AmeriCorps to the team. Over the next year, they will gain experience working alongside SYRCL scientists, educators, and outreach professionals.

We asked each AmeriCorps what they are most excited about doing during their time at SYRCL. You can find their answers below along with a short bio for each.

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Welcome Lívia Campos de Menezes, SYRCL’s new Wild & Scenic Film Festival Director

Please join us in welcoming Lívia Campos de Menezes to the SYRCL team. We are thrilled to have her as our new Wild & Scenic Film Festival Director.

We sat down with Lívia to learn more about her background and formally introduce her to our members and our community.

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Currents of Hope – WSFF Announces Theme and Poster Contest

Currents of Hope celebrates a vision of a healthy, thriving planet regenerated by the unstoppable flow of compassionate communities who share in this dream. Read more about next year’s theme, our poster art contest and upcoming Wild & Scenic events. Details

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Make a Film… Make a Difference – Film Submissions Now Open

Wild & Scenic Film Festival strives to inform, inspire, and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation, all through stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography, and first-rate storytelling. Details

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