Keep up with our latest news, press releases, and announcements

Jan 8, 2024
2024 Nature Connection Pitch at Mountainfilm Festival 

To support the production and impact of outstanding short films on the theme of nature connection, The Redford Center and Mountainfilm are co-presenting a pitch event at the 2024 Mountainfilm Festival in partnership with IF/Then Shorts in Telluride, Colorado. Awarded films will receive up to $25k in funding, impact and professional development training, as well as travel, accommodation, and passes to attend Mountainfilm Festival.  

May 23, 2023
Introducing ‘Films That Move’

Friday Night Films is now Films That Move! We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with the international impact foundation, Imagine5. With their generous support, The Redford Center is relaunching our popular monthly screening series.

Apr 25, 2023
NRDC, The CAA Foundation, The Redford Center, and the Black List Open Submissions For 2024 Climate Storytelling Fellowship

“Historically, documentary films and nonfiction media have been the primary place to find climate stories, solutions, and hope. Finally we’re starting to see an industry shift. Climate stories are more commercially viable than ever before,” said The Redford Center’s Executive Director Jill Tidman.

Apr 20, 2023
Meet ten changemakers creating inclusive outdoor communities

Get inspired by changemakers who live, breathe, and work on solutions at the intersection of race, environment, history, culture, and the outdoors with exclusive short videos from our friends at The Trail Ahead podcast

Apr 18, 2023
Writing Climate: Pitchfest for Film and TV

Do you have an idea for a climate-related TV show or film?

Apr 17, 2023
The Redford Center 2022 Year in Review

In 2022, we delivered more than $3 million to filmmakers across the globe, supported a new cohort of 12 remarkable grantees, engaged 11 more fiscally sponsored film projects, and released our nationally-recognized short films series

Apr 14, 2023
Hollywood Climate Summit, With NBC Universal and The Redford Center, Announce Open Call for Climate Themed TV and Film Scripts

Screenwriters wanting to make a positive impact on the climate crisis are invited to submit their climate-related TV and film scripts

Mar 19, 2023
Forbes: 68 Climate Leaders Changing The Film And TV Industry

Young audiences want the media they consume to reflect the world they live in – and that includes climate change. Meet a growing community of passionate creatives, researchers and activists, leading a transformation in TV and Radio content, including The Redford Center’s Jill Tidman and Heather Fipps

Feb 7, 2023
IF/Then Shorts & The Redford Center Announce Nature Connection Short Film Finalists

Five film projects highlighting stories of people, places, and paths to connecting and reconnecting with the outdoors invited to participate in Nature Connection pitch event at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Oct 25, 2022
Twelve New Redford Center Grantee Films Hold Solutions for the Environmental Movement

Announcing The Redford Center’s fourth cohort of environmental impact documentaries and the film industry leaders joining the program

Aug 25, 2022
IF/Then Shorts & The Redford Center Announce Open Call For Short Documentaries About Nature Connection

Collaboration at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival supports short films centered around restoring and strengthening humanity’s relationship with nature