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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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Thursday, October 13 • 11:30 - 13:30
Shoot to Thrill: a Cameraman’s Guide to Filming Great Sequences LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

As a wildlife cameraperson your job is not just to capture great shots. It’s about gathering many shots that can be put together to tell a meaningful story - and managing that even when the animals won’t co-operate! Wildlife cameraman John Aitchison talks about his extensive experience filming everything from The Hunt to Planet Earth II to Disneynature Bears, giving you the low-down on what you need to know in order to build award-winning sequences.

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John Aitchison

Cameraman/Producer, Otter Films
Before becoming a cameraman John made films for the RSPB, as a researcher then as a producer. He has filmed and produced several Natural Worlds for the BBC, including The Amber Time Machine, presented by Sir David Attenborough. He has also been part of the camera teams for The Hunt... Read More →

Thursday October 13, 2016 11:30 - 13:30 BST
Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA