1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
"Polar Bears Romance"
Polar Bear male and female in a whiteout in Svalbard
Biography: As a pro wildlife photographer, Roie Galitz has been traveling all over the world, capturing intimate and rarely seen moments for leading magazines and films. His video and still photography is a strong testimony to the struggle of the majestic animals he meets throughout his expeditions, under the threats of climate change. He is recognized for his talks at the United Nations HQ, the NYC Climate Week and 3 TEDx talks alongside global conventions everywhere. Galitz is also an ambassador for Greenpeace, Gitzo, Lowepro, G-Technology and others.