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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 • 20:00 - 21:15
Tim Laman's Rainforest Exposures LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

A rare chance to hear from the world’s leading rainforest image maker – photojournalist, biologist and National Geographic contributor, Tim Laman. With orangutans, it’s personal. He’s known some of them since they were born and has followed wild orangutans in the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra for more than 20 years. With birds of paradise, it’s a passion that’s led to a career in the canopy. His pictures are not only intimate and unique but also vital – to show the world just how special these fast disappearing creatures are and what’s happening to their forest home.

Doors: 7.15pm for 8pm start

Photo (c) Tim Laman 

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Tim Laman

Wildlife Photojournalist
For more than 20 years, photojournalist Tim Laman has been documenting the lives of little-known and endangered rainforest wildlife. His expertise in working in the canopy led to a doctorate in rainforest ecology from Harvard University, where he is a research associate in ornithology... Read More →


Friday October 14, 2016 20:00 - 21:15 BST
St George's Bristol Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5RR