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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 • 18:00 - Friday, October 14 •01:00
Wildscreen Panda Awards Ceremony
You’re in for a wild night as Green Hollywood comes to Bristol, with a line-up featuring the very best on and off-screen natural world storytelling talent, including TV presenters Steve Backshall and Liz Bonnin as hosts. Dubbed the ‘Green Oscars’, the Panda Awards celebrate and honour the very best talent in the industry and with over 900 entries from around the globe, competition is fierce! Be the first to see the winners and then celebrate with them afterwards at our glitzy Panda Awards Ceremony party.

Tickets must be purchased separately and are available from the Colston Hall website or Eventbrite. Tickets include fizz on arrival, the ceremony show and exclusive access to the after-party, which includes wine, light bites and entertainment.

avatar for Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall

Adventurer & TV presenter
avatar for Liz Bonnin

Liz Bonnin

Wild animal biologist & TV presenter

Thursday October 13, 2016 18:00 - Friday October 14, 2016 01:00 BST
Colston Hall Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR