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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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Tuesday, October 11 • 17:00 - 18:15
DOUBLE BILL: Pangolin | Life Is One LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Life is One tells the story of three orphan sun bear cubs from Indonesia and their return to the wild, from the perspective of their foster parent who helped them grow to reach independence. Viewers are placed in total immersion with the bears of the rainforest and will delight in how beautiful, joyful and energetic they are. This documentary is a tribute to life on Earth; a reminder that all forms of life are inextricably connected and that we owe respect and compassion to those with whom we share the planet.

Nominated for the Creative Innovation Award
France, 52 min
Tawak Pictures

The screening will be preceded by the showing of Pangolin, a short film that gives us an intimate glimpse into the journey of a single pangolin; from the moment it is taken from the wild to its final destination in China. Filmed on location across three countries with the help of reformed poachers and wildlife enforcement officers, we see the life, death and afterlife of the most illegally trafficked mammal on the planet.

Nominated for the Short Award
Philippines, 13 mins
Coral & Oak Studios, co-produced with the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development

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.  


Tuesday October 11, 2016 17:00 - 18:15
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX