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The 6th Annual New York WILD Film Festival

New York WILD is a must-attend film festival for anyone curious about groundbreaking wildlife behavior, astonishing feats of adventure, and topical stories about the environment. The festival runs from Feb. 22-24. The film Ami Vitale made of Dave Matthews visiting Reteti Elephant Sanctuary will be screened on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the 6th Annual New [ … ]

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Tedx Bergamo, Italy

Ami will be delivering a Tedx talk in Bergamo, Italy on Mar. 16. The topic for the talks is Wonder. Purchase tickets here.

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Botswana Photographic Safari with Ami Vitale

A 9-day photographic safari through two of Botswana’s most wildlife rich regions, led by photojournalist Ami Vitale. Renowned photojournalist Ami Vitale leads this safari through Botswana’s Chobe National Park and the remarkable Okavango Delta, where guests can make use of Ami’s extensive knowledge as well as specially adapted safari vehicles and on-site photo labs, an [ … ]

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Hungarian Press Photo Contest

Ami will be judging the Hungarian Press Photo Contest Jan. 25-27, and on Jan. 28 she will be giving a talk. More details to follow.

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National Geographic Storytelling Summit

The National Geographic Storytellers Summit is a multiday celebration for written and visual storytellers whose craft changes people’s understanding of the world. Hear from influential and award-winning photographers, filmmakers, journalists, and data visualizers who witness the major events of our time, illuminate critical issues, and inspire action. Together, their powerful stories help us further understand [ … ]

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Consumer Electronic Show-Las Vegas

I am excited to be speaking for Nikon again at CES January 8th! I have the honor to share the stage with two incredible conservationists, Jim Balog (Chasing Ice) and Brian Skerry (a National Geographic underwater photographer extraordinaire) at 2 pm for a panel discussion. Later, I will be giving a separate talk on using [ … ]

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Talk & Book Signing with National Geographic Fine Art Galleries – Las Vegas

I’ll be giving a short talk and signing copies of Panda Love: The Secret Life of Pandas at the National Geographic Fine Art Galleries on Monday, Jan. 7 from 5-7pm. RSVP for Monday 5-7PM, Jan. 7 by calling 702-781-5920 or email vegasforum@natgeofineart.com

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Book Signing with National Geographic Fine Art Galleries – La Jolla

I’m embarking on a book signing tour with National Geographic Fine Art Galleries. Join me at the La Jolla gallery on December 16th. National Geographic Fine Art Galleries La Jolla 1205 Prospect Street, Suite A La Jolla CA 92037

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Iris Nights: One Village, Thirteen Elephants and the Moon

After more than a decade covering conflict, photographer and filmmaker Ami Vitale noticed that the less sensational, but equally true stories were not getting told—the wedding happening around the corner from the revolution, or the small triumphs amidst seemingly endless devastation. Vitale argues that “you can’t talk about humanity without talking about nature.” This idea [ … ]

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World Press Photo Opening – Washington, D.C.

I will be speaking at the opening of the World Press Photo exhibition opening in Washington, DC. The exhibitions covers a broad range of issues including the Rohingya crisis, conflicts in the Middle-East, marathons in the Moroccan desert, the impact of climate change, the interplay between race and policing in the US and gender identity. [ … ]

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