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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 • 14:45 - 16:45
DOUBLE BILL: Hairy Nose | Racing Extinction + Q&A LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

In this groundbreaking documentary, Racing Extinction, director Louie Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award®-winning film The Cove, assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction, the documentary reveals stunning, never before seen images that truly change the way we see the world.

Nominated for the Creative Innovation Award, Impact Award, People and Nature Award and Popular Broadcast Award
United States, 94 mins
Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea and Discovery Channel present an Oceanic Preservation Society film. In association with Vulcan Productions, the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Earth Day Texas, JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation, Diamond Docs, and Insurgent

The screening will be preceded by the showing of Hairy Nose, a two minute anti-pollution PSA from WildAid that imagines a world where toxic air pollution has become an accepted part of life in urban China and the resulting evolution of nostril hair.

Nominated for the Campaign Award
United States, 2 mins
WildAid, McCann Shanghai, Gwantsi

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Associate Producer, Adrienne Hall.

NOTE: Week/day ticket holders don't need to purchase tickets to screenings as they're included in your delegate pass. But you do need to collect tickets in advance of your chosen screenings by showing your delegate pass at the Watershed Box Office. Tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis. 


Monday October 10, 2016 14:45 - 16:45
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX