Best International Documentary Feature length (40 min and above)

Director: Tom Opre

Producers: Stephen Duringer, Robert Gordon, Matt Hartle

A film director, cinematographer, television producer, and wildlife conservationist, Tom Opre has made educating the public on wildlife conservation and stewardships issues a main priority. As the past president of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), he has worked to help other outdoor communicators and industry leaders understand and present a unified message regarding the top issues facing wildlife conservation today.


A first time feature documentary film director, Opre has had a successful career producing and/or directing national television commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies, corporate video and episodic television. In 2015, he wrapped a seven-year prime-time run on NBC Sports producing the highest rated, award-winning, television show in the outdoor field sports genre, Eye of the Hunter™