Tyke Elephant Outlaw to screen at 15th international festival

28 February, 2016 by IF

Australian documentary Tyke Elephant Outlaw has been selected to screen at its 15th international film festival after winning a swag of awards at major international festivals in the US, UK and Australia.

The film, directed and produced by Australian documentary filmmakers Susan Lambert and Stefan Moore, and co-produced by Megan McMurchy, has been selected as a finalist in the International Elephant Film Festival. 


This follows its broadcast on the BBC Storyville strand, CBC's The Passionate Eye in Canada and DRTV in Denmark.

It is also available now on Netflix WORLDWIDE (exclusive in the US). 

The film has also recently sold to National Geographic in Latin America and will screen on Channel 9 in Australia mid 2016.

Tyke Elephant Outlaw was produced with the financial assistance of Screen Australia, Screen NSW and Voiceless.  It is distributed by ABC Commercial and Dogwoof. 

The winners of the International Elephant Film Festival will be announced at a special UN event on March 3, which is World Wildlife Day.

Director, Lambert, said she was honoured to have been chosen as a finalist in the category of People and Elephants.

"This will be Tyke’s 15th international film festival and we are thrilled with the reception the film has received around the world,” she said.

Winning and finalist films will be subsequently through local screening events and broadcasts. 

 The International Elephant Film Festival empowers worldwide public engagement efforts to inspire personal responsibility and stewardship for elephant conservation and in creating an equitable and sustainable future.