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The Wildscreen Festival is the world’s leading international festival celebrating and advancing storytelling about the natural world. Held every two years, the Wildscreen Festival brings together the wildlife film, tv and photography community to transform the craft of natural world storytelling across platforms and across audiences. Through an unrivalled programme of events including workshops, masterclasses, screenings and sessions, it shares the inside track on emerging trends and is the most powerful platform for emerging talent to break into the industry.  It is also the home of the illustrious Wildscreen Panda Awards or ‘Green Oscars’ honouring the most remarkable achievement in the craft of natural world filmmaking and storytelling.

The Wildscreen Festival 2016 will take place 10-14 October 2016 in Bristol, UK. Further information is available at www.wildscreen.org and delegate tickets are on sale now from Eventbrite.

Please note that the programme is being updated daily as guest availability changes. Wildscreen reserves the right to make such updates to the programme and timings, and will endeavour to make those changes as quickly as possible.

The majority of events have a limited numbers of seats. Entrance is permitted on a first-come-first-served basis at the venue door. For particularly high-profile events, you may be asked to RSVP to secure your seat beforehand. Details will be sent to you in advance.

The programme include both industry events, which are included in the price of your day or week delegate pass, and public events that anyone is welcome to attend. 

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Monday, October 10 • 11:15 - 12:15
On the Couch: Fred Kaufman LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

The Executive Producer of PBS's most watched documentary series NATURE, Fred Kaufman, has helped to expose millions of people worldwide to the wonders of the natural world. He's also helped NATURE garner over 700 honours from around the globe including twelve Emmys and three Peabodys. Spend an hour in Fred’s company, discover what he's passionate about and what really makes him tick, as we get under the skin of both the person, and the series.

On The Couch: Going deeper than the conventional commissioner panel session, this interview uncovers the personality behind the commissioner label, giving us a uniquely personal take on the psyche of a channel.

Host
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Harry Marshall

Joint Founder of Icon Films, Creative Director, Executive Producer, Icon Films
Harry Marshall is the Creative Director of Icon Films – a long established award winning, UK independent production company. Over the last 25 years Icon Films has produced over 290 hours of high-end factual content for the international market. | | Harry was born and spent his childhood in India, where he has continued to work and travel extensively with a particular knowledge of the Himalayas. After graduating from Oxford University in... Read More →

Participants
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Fred Kaufman

Executive Producer, WNET/Thirteen Productions
For two decades, Fred Kaufman has been a leading executive in the natural history genre. As executive producer of the acclaimed Nature series since 1991, Kaufman has won multiple Emmys and Peabody Awards. During his tenure, Nature has been honored with over 700 industry awards and in 2010 he accepted the Christopher Parsons Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Wildscreen Festival. In 2012, he was presented with the Lifetime Achievement... Read More →


Monday October 10, 2016 11:15 - 12:15
Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA