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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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Wednesday, October 12 • 09:00 - 11:00
Staying Alive! The Risky Business of Health and Safety LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Shooting in the wild is a risky business. So how best do you manage the risks and look after yourself and your people? We’ll analyse case studies from a range of professional assignments and give advice for looking after your kit and yourself in hot, wet, wild and high locations. We’ll also cover solo location audio operations, media management, workflow, power and most importantly, staying alive!

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Phil Coates

Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Images of Adventure Ltd
Phil is founder and MD of production company Images of Adventure, he is an accomplished Producer Director Cinematographer specialising in broadcast observational documentaries. Phil an enviable track record of working on assignment in extreme and challenging environments across the... Read More →

Wednesday October 12, 2016 09:00 - 11:00 BST
Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA