#whereisyourWILD Photo Contest

For those who attended NY WILD and received a water bottle or a bag, be a part of our first photo contest! Winners will get great prizes–from a beautiful National Geographic coffee table book to festival tickets for 2018! The winning photos will be featured on our social media and at the festival February 22-25!

Show us where you have been using your WILD bottles and bags. Share the items with your family and friends to take a photo for their chance to win.

Cooper by the Sea       Nancy Flowers       Heather Hamelin

Submit your photos on social media (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) by using the hashtag #whereisyourwild to enter. We are also accepting photos via Direct Message (DM) on Instagram and Twitter or Facebook Inbox (Inbox).

If you do not have any social media accounts, you can email your photos to If you do, please include your name and the location of the photo.

We encourage you to follow us on social media to keep up with the contest!

1. Picture must include a NY WILD water bottle or bag
2. Tell us your name and the location of the photo
3. Only one entry per person with each item

Contest is open until midnight December 31st, 2017. If you have questions, please email us

We look forward to seeing your WILD photos!

The contest is being judged by Sadie Quarrier, Senior Photo Editor at NatGeo. Thanks, Sadie! You can follow Sadie on Instagram @sadiequarrier.

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A Night at the Southampton Arts Center
with Tesla Motors


Nancy Rosenthal and Dr. Michael Mann

New York WILD was delighted to screen the incredibly beautiful and impactful Nat Geo film Before the Flood, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Fisher Stevens. Before the Flood won Best in Festival at New York WILD in 2017. The evening was co-presented with Tesla and the Southampton Arts Center on Saturday July 29th.

We were honored to have the renowned Dr. Michael E. Mann, featured in the film, enlighten us even further about the issues of climate change during his Q&A after the screening.

Attendees enjoyed checking out Tesla’s new “Model S” and “Model X” cars. Fisher Stevens was unable to attend the event, but sent this video. Check it out:

“Metronomic” Profiled in Men’s Journal


We’re excited that the US debut of “Metronomic” is being covered by Men’s Journal!

“…a captivating film that makes its U.S. debut at the New York WILD Film Festival … the festival will present a range of adventure and eco-minded films, including “Before the Flood”, in which Leonardo DiCaprio heads deep into countries affected by climate change, and “4 Mums in a Boat”, a doc about a group of female Brits who aim to break the world’s record for oldest rowers across the Atlantic.”

Read the full article here.