Tri­umph for kiwi film maker

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Seventeen-year-old New Zealan­der Natasha Bishop, the youngest film­maker ever to have a film se­lected at the Ja­pan Wildlife Film Fes­ti­val (JWFF), is cel­e­brat­ing af­ter win­ning two awards at the fes­ti­val for her film de­pict­ing our con­nec­tions with na­ture. Her short film Arbo­ra­ceous won Best New­comer and Best An­i­ma­tion at a gala awards cer­e­mony in Toyama, Ja­pan. Arbo­ra­ceous was the 2012 win­ner of The Out­look for Some­day 2012. Join this year’s Out­look for Some­day chal­lenge by vis­it­ing the­out­look­for­some­day.net

The en­try dead­line is Septem­ber 13.

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