Congratulations to our 2021 Challenge participants!

“The Ripple” by Shannon Germaine (Ann Arbor, MI)

“I Live Here” Category
Highest Distinction: “Even Little Things” by Natalia Vowles (Aptos, CA)
High Distinction: “Island Home” by Ethan Juarez, Boedy Tapia, Eliseo Hayes (Kapolei, HI)
Distinction: “Home is Where the Water Runs Clean” by Grace Emery (New Albany, OH)

“I’m Not Who You Think I Am, I’m an Environmentalist” Category
Highest Distinction: “Divest” by Magdalena Meyers-Dahlkamp (Oakland, CA)
High Distinction: “Bottle, Bottle” by Ty Juene (Dover, MA)
Distinction: “Greenswell” by Jamie Tarrow (Maplewood, NJ)

Open Category
Highest Distinction: “Our Future” by Eloise Sent (Tiburon, CA)
High Distinction: “Nature” by Isabella O’Brien (Fairfax, CA)
Distinction: “Environmentalism in My Garden” by Phoebe Wang (Moorestown, NJ)

Nautilus Science Prize
“One Step Closer” by Annabelle VanderMarck and Piper Lasater (San Francisco, CA)

Watch our 2021 Redford Center Stories Film Awards featuring our 11 winners

Watch our 2021 Redford Center Stories “Best Of” Montage

Also, watch Redford Center Executive Director, Jill Tidman, Coyote Peterson and John Steele of Nautilus Magazine celebrate this year’s annual Redford Center Stories Challenge and announce the 2021 award recipients!

Thank You 2021 Redford Center Stories Challenge Judges!

Dylan Redford

Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, Redford Center

Robert Redford

Co-Founder, Redford Center

Sibylle Szaggars Redford

Multi-Media Artist

Lisa Jackson

Apple’s VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives

Coyote Peterson

YouTube Personality, Host of Animal Planet’s “Brave The Wild"

Katie Eder

Executive Director, Future Coalition

Faith E. Briggs


Elizabeth Lindsey

National Geographic Explorer

Chloe Mei Espinosa & Ella Lin Espinosa