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Tim Plowden Wins Award of Merit From IndieFEST Film Awards for Short Wildlife Film, The Return Of The Salmon.

by Tim Plowden, 21 June 2015

Tim Plowden, of Tim Plowden Photography, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for Tim Plowden’s exciting short nature documentary, The Return Of The Salmon, presenting the story of the salmon’s final journey from the Pacific Ocean to the spawning grounds in Alaska’s vast wilderness. The Return Of The Salmon features an exceptional blend of video footage, time lapse and still images accompanied by an original score by, Alaskan based composer, Christel Veraart.

The documentary was spurred by witnessing the salmon migration in the rivers of Southeast Alaska. It was to be the salmon’s final journey. Something about the whole experience had been special – magical almost.

The IndieFEST Film Awards recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, (company or organization) joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tom Hall for Generosity of Eye, searing expose Davids and Goliath by Leon Lee and European heavyweight Roland Joffee for The Lovers starring Josh Hartnett and Bollywood star Bipasha Basu.  Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners,

The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.

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