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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 • 15:15 - 16:15
ARRI In Focus: Art & Craft of Truly Cinematic Wildlife Filming LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you want your hard-fought wildlife film to look as cinematic as the drama series airing just before your scheduled transmission, or even the Hollywood movie afterwards? Come to the ARRI sponsored session to learn how top wildlife professionals achieve such stunning visuals. The panel, chaired by the highly experienced editor of Definition magazine, Julian Mitchell, will help you find your own answers.

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Julian Mitchell

Editor, Definition Magazine, Bright Publishing
Julian Mitchell founded High Definition magazine, as it was in 2003, to reflect the profound changes in moving image capture and broadcast that were just about to happen. The magazine has been at the forefront of the use of high resolution images from HD over ten years ago to UHD... Read More →

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Tom Beard

Tom’s background as a director is in observational and anthropological film-making. He’s made films all around the world, including the series ‘Welcome to India’ for BBC Two and ‘Meet the Natives’ (Nat Geo), as well as closer to home, such as ‘The Big C and Me... Read More →
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Sophie Darlington

Natural History Camerawoman, Sophie Darlington Picture Company Ltd
Sophie is an Award-Winning UK based Filmmaker & Cinematographer specializing in natural history. She has been making blue chip wildlife feature films and television throughout the world for over 20 years and was mentored by filmmaker Hugo van Lawick in The Serengeti, Tanzania... Read More →
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Cristian Dimitrius

Director of Photography, Cristian Dimitrius Productions
Cristian Dimitrius is a Brazilian Emmy Award Winning cinematographer, photographer and television presenter specializing in wildlife and natural history films around the world. On land or underwater, from ants to whales, Cristian's innovative cinematography and unorthodox... Read More →

Thursday October 13, 2016 15:15 - 16:15 BST
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX