HELD AUS DEM DSCHUNGELBUCH – DER LIPPENBÄR (2012)
erreichte 56 Finalteilnahmen bei internationalen Filmfestivals und erhielt 67 Preise, Nominierungen oder lobende Erwähnungen: 

1. IWFF Missoula, International Wildlife Film Festival, May 2012, U.S.A.
(1. Merit Award for Animal Behavior, 2. Merit Award for Creative Storytelling)

2. Animal Behavior Society Film Festival, June 2012, U.S.A.
(3. Best of Festival)

3. Green Screen, September 2012, Germany
(4. Nomination for Best of Festival, 5. Nomination for Best Music)

4. Darßer Naturfilmfestival, September 2012, Germany
(6. Deutscher Naturfilmpreis 2012 – Kategorie Wildnis Natur)

5. Sondrio Festival, International Documentary Film Festival on Parks, October 2012, Italy
(7. Student Jury Award, 8. Nomination for 1st Prize: “Town of Sondrio”, 9. Nomination for “Stelvio National Park” Award)

6. Wildscreen Festival, October 2012, England
(10. Animal Behaviour Award, 11. Nomination for Sound Award)

7. Festival Nature Namur, October 2012, Belgium
(12. Best Photography – Prix de l’Image)

8. Montana CINE, October 2012, U.S.A.
(13. Honorable Mention for Animal Behavior)

9. F.I.F.A. Albert, March 2013, France
(14. Award of Knowledge of the Relationship between Man and Animal, 15. Nomination for Best Screenplay Award, 16. Nomination for Best Sound Award)

10. Television & Film Awards / New York Festivals, April 2013, U.S.A.
(17. Bronze World Medal – Category Nature & Wildlife / Documentary)

11. Festival de l’Oiseau Abbeville, April 2013, France
(18. Special Distinction)

12. WorldMediaFestival, May 2013, Germany
(19. Intermedia Globe Gold Award, 20. Intermedia Globe Grand Award – Category Documentaries)

13. Matsalu International Nature Film Festival, September 2013, Estonia
(21. Grand Prix)

14. Baikal International Film Festival “People & Environment”, September 2013, Russia
(22. Award from the Organization of National Parks, 23. Award from the Journalist Forum)

15. Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, September 2013, U.S.A.
(24. Nomination for Best Animal Behavior Program)

16. WCFF New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, October 2013, U.S.A.
(25. Award Winner for Best Endangered Species Category)

17. Telenatura, November 2013, Spain
(26. Best Direction)

18. British Documentary Film Festival, June 2014, England 
(27. The Wild Animal Award)

19. Bangalore Shorts Film Festival, June 2014, India
(28. Best Cinematography, 29. Best Background Music, 30. Nomination for Best Documentary)

20. Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival, August 2014, India
(31. Best Documentary)

21. Jackson Hole Science Media Awards, September 2014, U.S.A.
(32. Nomination for Best Audioscape)

22. Indian Cine Film Festival, September 2014, India
(33. Best Editing [Documentary])

23. Delhi Shorts International Film Festival, November 2014, India
(34. Best Screenplay [Documentary], 35. Best Background Music [Documentary])

24. Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival, December 2014, India
(36. Best Director [Documentary])

25. Noida International Film Festival, February 2015, India
(37. Best Music)

26. WorldFest Houston International Film Festival, April 2015, U.S.A.
(38. Special Jury Award [Nature & Wildlife], 39. Nomination for Grand Remi Award [Best Film & Video Production])

27. Docs Without Borders Film Festival, May 2017, U.S.A.
(40. Outstanding Excellence Award for Wildlife Feature, 41. Outstanding Excellence Award for Cinematography, 42. Outstanding Excellence Award for Editing, 43. Outstanding Excellence Award for Narration Talent (David Attenborough))

28. Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, June 2017, India 
(44. Best Film on Nature/Environment/Wildlife, 45. Best Cinematography Award, 46. Best Editing Award, 47. Best Sound Designing Award)

29. Golden Fox Awards – CICFF, December 2017, India 
(48. Best Editing Award, 49. Nomination for Best Cinematography, 50. Nomination for Best Sound Designing)

30. KIWEFF – Kolkata International Wildlife & Environment Film Festival, December 2017, India
(51. Best Documentary Film Award)

31. Cult Critic Movie Awards, August 2018, India
(52. Best Film on Nature, 53. Best Cinematography, 54. Best Sound Designer, 55. Outstanding Achievement Award for Editing)

32. Jean-Luc Godard Awards, September 2018, India
(56. Jean-Luc Godard Award in Category Sound Design, 57. Nomination in Category Films on Nature/Environment/Wildlife, 58. Nomination in Category Cinematography, 59. Nomination in Category Editing)

33. Virgin Spring Cinefest, September 2018, India
(60. Gold Award in Category Film on Nature/Environment/Wildlife, 61. Gold Award in Category Direction, 62. Gold Award in Category Cinematography, 63. Gold Award in Category Editing, 64. Gold Award in Category Sound Designing, 65. Gold Award in Category Music Score)

34. Golden Galaxy Awards, November 2018, India
(66. Golden Galaxy Award in Category Cinematography)

35. Waimea Ocean Film Festival, January 2020, U.S.A.
(67. Screening Award)

Finalteilnahmen bei folgenden Festivals:
36. TV Fest Bar, October 2012, Montenegro
37. Festival International du Film Ornithologique Menigoute, November 2012, France
38. Internationales Berg & Abenteuer Filmfestival Graz, November 2012, Austria
39. Orobie Film Festival Bergamo, January 2013, Italy
40. Ökofilmtour – Festival des Umwelt- und Naturfilms, April 2013, Germany
41. Barents Ecology Film Festival, April 2013, Russia
42. Fifale Rabat, Festival International du Film Animalier et de l’Environnement, May 2013, Morocco
43. Sestriere Film Festival, August 2013, Italy
44. Swiss Mountain Film Festival, August 2013, Switzerland
45. Trofeo Stambecco D’oro – Gran Paradiso International Nature Film Festival, August 2013, Italy
46. Euroekofest – European Environment Festival “Green Wave – 21st Century”, September 2013, Bulgaria
47. Terre Alte…Emozioni Dal Mondo, Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Montagna, October 2013, Italy
48. Deauville Green Awards, June 2014, France
49. Wildlife Vaasa: Category 1 – Natural History Films, October 2014, Finland 
50.
Ekofilm, October 2014, Czech Republic
51.
Innsbruck Nature Film Festival, October 2014, Austria
52. Frapna Isère – Festival International du Film Nature et Environnement, November 2014, France
53. T-Film Ostrava – International Film Festival, May 2015, Czech Republic
54.
Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam (WFFR), October / November 2015, The Netherlands
55.
Canadian Diversity Film Festival, June 2017, Canada
56.
Switzerland International Film Festival, September 2017, Switzerland

Ausgewählt für Screenings bei Festivals ohne Wettbewerb:
SunChild International Environmental Film Festival, October 2013, Armenia
Ranthambore Film Festival, January 2017, India

Folgende Festivals zeigten das Making Of “LIPPENBÄREN – ABENTEUER MIT DEM WAHREN BALU” (2012):
NaturVision, International Nature and Wildlife Film Festival, July 2013, Germany