NatureScot and the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital (SFNC) hosted the “Why invest in nature?” short film competition in 2019, seeking entries that would encourage businesses to see the benefits of the natural world. The contest was open for young people aged 16-30 and we received some very impressive submissions.
Food, drink and agriculture (sponsored by Scottish Land and Estates)
Winner & overall winner: Gregory Vaux - The Nature of Farming
Specially commended: Tim Cain - No More Gin
Forestry and land management (sponsored by Scottish Woodlands)
Winner: Katie McDowall - Sipling
Specially commended: Daisy Harris - Duchess: Protecting Our Woodlands
Specially commended: Grant Holden - Why Invest in Nature
Tourism (sponsored by Speyside Wildlife)
Winner: Catriona Spaven-Donn - Scotland's Nature Awaits
Finance (sponsored by Baillie Gifford)
Winner: Joel Saunders - Rise Again
Built environment (sponsored by Robertson Construction Tayside)
Winner: Jonathan Peters - The 21st century will be the century of timber
You can find all the winning and specially commended short films on our YouTube playlist.