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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 • 13:30 - 14:30
Limited Capacity seats available

Sam Hobson - Revealing what's close to home as a way to reach the most important audience
Why celebrating the wild in the city and bringing people into the picture can be doubly rewarding.

Martin Dohrn - Throwing light on the dark, the deep and the detail
Special starlight, heat-seeking and ultra-macro video cameras are recording what's never been possible before. When it comes to pulling frames from moving images, it's the revelation that matters, not the resolution - the drama, not the definition - says picture-maker and innovator Martin Dohrn.

Images Left (c) Sam Hobson  Right (c) Martin Dohrn 

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Martin Dohrn

Wildlife Filmmaker, Ammonite
Director of the award-winning production company Ammonite Films, Martin Dohrn took up photography seriously at the age of 14 to record butterflies rather than collect them. After studying photography at art college, he worked as a photographer in London for six years before joining... Read More →
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Sam Hobson

Wildlife Photographer
Bristol-based wildlife and conservation photographer Sam Hobson is best known for his work with urban wildlife. It was the stag beetle, hedgehog and fox visitors to his childhood garden that gave him his passion for wildlife, and it was through tracking the animals in his neighbourhood... Read More →

Friday October 14, 2016 13:30 - 14:30 BST
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX