“10 years of De Nieuwe Wildernis (The New Wilderness)”
On Sunday, November 5th 2023, Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam commemorated the 10th anniversary of The New Wilderness.
This 2013 film is the most successful nature film ever made in the Netherlands and a milestone in the history of Dutch nature films. The film was also a major source of inspiration for the creation of Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam. The 2023 edition of the festival concluded with a one-time screening of this film, during which there was a Q&A with the creators in the audience, looking back on 10 years of The New Wilderness. As Michael Sanderson of Ateles Films was one of the main cinematographers for this film, he was invited to participate and answer the questions of the moderator and the audience.