These are our amazing judges for the 10th Annual Films for the Forest Challenge.

Richard Linklater

Detour Filmproduction, Austin Film Society

Oscar-nominated Linklater is a respected writer-director and Artistic Director of the Austin Film Society, which he founded in 1985.The Austin Film Society has given out over $800,000 in grants to Texas filmmakers and received the first National Honoree Award from the Directors Guild of America. He is a long-time supporter of Rainforest Partnership and has been a Films for the Forest judge since its inception in 2009. His films include “Fast Food Nation,” “Dazed and Confused’” “School of Rock,” “Before Sunset” and “Boyhood.”


Raveena Tandon

Actress, Producer, Model

Award-winning actress Tandon is an accomplished actress, producer and model. She is the recipient of the coveted National Film Award for Best Actress and was honored by the International Women Empowerment Summit and Awards (IWES). Her continued interests in ethical treatment of animals and environmental protection proves she is an ideal judge for Rainforest Partnership’s 10th annual Films for the Forest. Her films include “Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi ,” “Anari No. 1,” “Aks,” “Maatr” and “Shool.”