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Awards

Emmy Award!
2011
Richard Matthews, Director of Wild Images, was nominated in the Cinematography category as a part of National Geographic’s series Great Migrations. It was an outstanding night for this landmark series as it won Emmys for Best Cinematography and Best Music and Sound. Richardand Wild Images also contributed to shooting aerials in more of the difficult and remote locations in the series such as Mali.

This is Matthews’ fifth EMMY win. For more of the winners, and highlights of the night go to EmmyOnline.tv

Cine Golden Eagle Award
2010
Wild Images is proud to announce that we have won a 2010 CINE Golden Eagle Award for our latest film, Running with Wolves. The film took home first place in the “Environment and Natural Science” category.
33rd International Wildlife Film Festival
2010
Richard Matthews received an honourable mention for Cinematography at the 33rd International Wildlife Film Festival for his latest film “Running with Wolves”.
Les Diablerets Film Festival
2008
Search for the Coast Wolves has taken the prize for “Environment” at the Les Diablerets Film Festival held in the small town of Les Diablerets, Switzerland.
Jade Kunlun Awards 2008
2008
Richard Matthews selected for the nominees of best director for his film “Search for the Coast wolves” at the first World Documentary Festival of Qinghai China.
Search for the coast wolves
2007
Valle D’Aosta International Nature Film Festival : Ronda Trophy, Golden Ibex
Search for the Coast Wolves
2007
Autrans Mountain International Film Festival : Best Environmental Film
Search for the Coast Wolves
2007
Naturevision : Best German Film
Search for the Coast Wolves
2007
Baikal International Documentary Film Festival : Best non-fictional film
Search for the Coast Wolves
2007
Dijon International Adventure Film Festival : Mentions Speciales Du Jury
Woo: Peregrine
– Natures’ Top Gun
2004
International Festival de l’Oiseau : Best animal behaviour
Snake Hunter – North America
2003
Missoula Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Music
Snake Hunter – North America
2003
Missoula Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Presenting
Woo: Peregrine – Natures’ Top Gun
2003
Festival International du Film Ornithologique de M’nigoute : Grand Prix du Festival
Snake Hunter – North America
2002
Wildscreen Film Festival : Panda Award for best Presenter-led Show
Snake Hunter – North America
2002
CINE Festival : The CINE Golden Eagle
The Octopus Hunter
2000
Wildscreen Film Festival : Panda Award for Revelation
Wild Indonesia
2000
Festival de L’Oiseau, France : Environment Prize
King Cobra
1999
Columbia Film Festival : Silver Kriss Award
Living Edens : Namib – Africa’s Burning Shore
1998
News and Documentary Emmys : Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Living Edens : Namib – Africa’s Burning Shore
1997
Jackson Hole Film Festival : Award for Best Series
King Cobra
1998
News and Documentary Emmys : Special achievement
Big Cat Diary
1997
The Guild of Television Cameramen : Tica Award
King Cobra
1997
Stambecco d’Oro Film Festival : Award for Cinematography
King Cobra
1997
Jackson Hole Film Festival : Finalist
Nightmares Of Nature
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Opening Sequence
Nightmares Of Nature
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Entertainment
Wildlife On One
– Lake Of The Flies
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Best Photography, Martin Dohrn
Nightmares Of Nature
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Finalist
Wildlife On One – Lake Of The Flies
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Presentation of Ecosystem Relationships
Nightmares Of Nature
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Footage
Wildlife On One – Lake Of The Flies
1996
19th International Wildlife Film Festival : Finalist
Wildlife On One – Lake Of The Flies
1995
Jackson Hole Film Festival : Best Short Film
Wildlife On One – Lake Of The Flies
1995
Japan Film Festival : Finalist
Crater Of The Rain God
1994
International Nature Film & TV Festival : 2nd Prize
Crater Of The Rain God
1993
6th International Film Festival of Nature : Premio Speciale
Crater Of The Rain God
1992
15th International Wildlife Film Festival : 2nd Runner-up to Best of Festival
Crater Of The Rain God
1992
17th Banff Film Festival : Award for Cinematography
Crater Of The Rain God
1992
15th International Wildlife Film Festival : Best Independent Film
Crater Of The Rain God
1992
15th International Wildlife Film Festival : Merit Award for Cinematography
Crater Of The Rain God
1992
6th International Festival of Films on Parks : Gold Plaque “Citta di Sondrio”
Crater Of The Rain God
1992
News and Documentary Emmy Awards : Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography
Queen Of The Beasts
1990
International Film Festival of Nature of India : First Prize
The Secret Leopard
1989
Stembecco d’Oro : Award
Queen Of The Beasts
1989
International Scientific Film Festival : Honourable Mention
Queen Of The Beasts
1989
Northern Kentucky University 6th Annual Film Festival : Animal Behaviour award for outstanding commercial film
The Secret Leopard
1988
Earthwatch Award : Artistic Achievement
The Secret Leopard
1988
Animal Behaviour Society Film Award : Christopher Award
The Secret Leopard
1987
10th International Wildlife Film Festival : Best of Festival Runner-Up
The Secret Leopard
Grand Paradiso 4th International Film Festival : Best of Festival
The Living Planet
International Emmy for outstanding Series : Individual Honour