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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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Friday, October 14 • 09:30 - 10:30
DOUBLE BILL: Emanuele Biggi | Audun Rikardsen LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Emanuele Biggi - Championing the little known with weird and terrible tales
Driven by a love of discovery and a desire to communicate, Dr Biggi tells stories about the often extraordinary lifestyles of the small and weird, combining life behind a camera with life in front of one.

Audun Rikardsen - Double vision at the interface between ocean and air
A lifetime’s intimacy with Arctic marine life combined with a scientist’s curiosity has led to a split-level technique to reveal what’s happening under the surface in the context of a cold, dark world above.

Images Left  (c) Emanuele Biggi  Right (c) Audun Rikardsen

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Emanuele Biggi

Conservation Photographer
A naturalist with a PhD in Environmental Science, Emanuele Biggi is also a photographer, science communicator and TV presenter. He mainly focuses on telling stories about the little creatures, whether insects, spiders or amphibians, and science and conservation. For nine months of... Read More →
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Audun Rikardsen

Professor in freshwater and marine biology, University of Tromsø
Growing up in a small fishing community in northern Norway, Audun Rikardsen has a lifelong fascination with the Arctic’s rough landscape, culture and wildlife, both above and below the ocean’s surface. Photography for him is about sharing his fascination of the Arctic coastline... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 09:30 - 10:30 BST
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX