Million Dollar Duck airs Wed 09/14/16
Article submitted on 2016-09-13 by: Dave Swanson
THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK dives into the wonderfully eccentric world of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest – the only juried art competition run by the U.S. government – and follows six artists as they compete in the most intense competition of their life.
Directed by Brian Golden Davis, THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK received the coveted Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature in addition to the Jury Award for Documentary Feature at the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival.
The Federal Duck Stamp Contest is among the most successful conservation tools ever created, simultaneously creating a uniquely American event brimming with talent, ego, art, controversy, big money and migratory waterfowl.
Following wildlife artists turned competitors who strive to win “the Olympics of wildlife art,” THE MILLION DOLLAR DUCK brings to life the highly competitive contest as one by one each artist is eliminated, leaving a winner whose life will be forever changed.
MILLION DOLLAR DUCK premieres Wed Sep 14 9/8c on Animal Planet. http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/the-million-dollar-duck/about/