WOLVERINES – HYENAS OF THE NORTH
has been 36 times finalist at international film festivals and received 31 awards, special mentions or nominations:

1. Festival International du Film Animalier 2008, France
(1. Best of Festival, 2. Nomination for Audience Award: Result: 2nd Place)

2. Animal Behavior Society Film Festival 2006, U.S.A.
(3. Best of Festival)

3. Wildlife Vaasa Festival 2006, Finland
(4. Best of Festival)

4. TUR Ostrava Film Festival 2010, Czech Republic
(5. Special Price of the Jury)

5. JWFF Toyoma, Japan Wildlife Film Festival 2009, Japan
(6. Special Price of the Jury)

6. Baikal International Documentary Film Festival 2008, Russia
(7. Special Jury Award, 8. Award for Cognitive Values)

7. Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2007, U.S.A.
(9. Marion Zunz Newcomer Award)

8. IWFF Missoula, International Wildlife Film Festival 2007, U.S.A.
(10. Merit Award for Animal Behavior in Category Television Program Under $250k Budget, 11. Merit Award for Photography in Category Newcomer)

9. Wildlife Asia – Lion Awards 2007, Singapore
(12. The Turtle – Newcomer Award)

10. Festival Nature Namur 2007, Belgium
(13. Audience Award)

11. Worldfest Houston Film Festival 2007, U.S.A.
(14. Gold Remi Award in Category Nature and Wildlife)

12. WorldMediaFestival 2007, Germany
(15. Intermedia Globe Silver Award)

13. International TV Festival Bar 2007, Montenegro
(16. Golden Olive – Best Documentary, 17. Best Photography in Category Ecology)

14. International Wlodzimierz Puchalski Nature Film Festival 2007, Poland
(18. Best Photography)

15. Banff World Television Awards 2007, Canada
(19. Nomination for NHK HD Prize, 20. Nomination in Popular Science & Natural History)

16. Wild South Wanaka 2007, New Zealand
(21. Nomination for Category People and Places)

17. Festival International du Film Ornithologique Menigoute 2007, France
(22. Nomination for Prize of Crédit Agricole: Result: 3rd Place)

18. Green Screen 2007, Germany
(23. Nomination for Best Photography: Result: 2nd Place, 24. Special Mention)

19. Wild Talk Africa 2007, South Africa
(25. Nomination: Newcomer Award)

20. International Matsalu Nature Film Festival 2006, Estonia
(26. 1st Prize: Best Film in Category Woods and Animals)

21. ECO Festival 2006, Macedonia
(27. Best Screenplay/Text)

22. Sondrio Festival, International Documentary Film Festival on Parks 2006, Italy
(28. Student Jury Award, 29. Special Mention for Images, Content, Value)

23. Wildscreen Festival 2006, England
(30. Nomination for BBC Newcomer Award)

24. Green Wave 2006, Bulgaria
(31. Special Mention for Human Love for Nature)

Finalist at following Festivals:
25. China International Animal and Nature Film Festival 2009, China
26. Greendance Film Festival 2008, U.S.A.
27. Internationales Berg & Abenteuer Filmfestival Graz 2007, Austria
28. Telenatura 2007, Spain
29. Roshd International Film Festival 2007, Iran
30. Trento Film Festival 2007, Italy
31. Amazonas Film Festival, Mundial du Filme de Aventura 2006, Brazil
32. Planet in Focus 2006, Canada
33. Ekofilm 2006, Czech Republic
34. Montana Cine 2006, U.S.A.
35. Waga Brothers, International Festival of Nature Films 2006, Poland
36. NaturVision 2006, Germany

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Nature documentary film "Finland – Bären, Elche, Riesenmarder". Nominated for the "Animal Film Oscar” Panda Award. (NDR Naturfilm)
Directors: Oliver Goetzel, Ivo Nörenberg

Collaboration with traditional Sami vocalist Ulla Pirtijärvi.

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Expedition ins Tierreich Finnland