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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 • 15:15 - 16:15
DOUBLE BILL: Justin Gilligan | Kaitlin Yarnall LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

PART I: LEARNING ON THE JOB
Justin Gilligan - The creative challenges of a rapid-shoot assignment.
Three stories in one – lessons learned, challenges met.
Sponsored by Save our Seas Foundation.

PART II: INVESTING IN STORYTELLING
New funding for developing talent and supporting critical initiatives that use the power of storytelling. Do you fit the bill?

Images Left (c) Justin Gilligan  Right (c) Becca Skinner

Participants
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Justin Gilligan

Photographer & Journalist
Justin Gilligan is an Australian photojournalist with a degree in marine science. He strives to blend his scientific background and artistic vision to create images that draw attention to the beauty of the natural world and the issues it faces. His images and feature articles have been published internationally in magazines including Australian Geographic, National Geographic Kids, Ocean Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Asian Geographic and New... Read More →
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Kaitlin Yarnall

Deputy Director, Centers of Excellence in Photography, Mapping, and Journalism, National Geographic Society
Kaitlin Yarnall is the Deputy Director for the Centers of Excellence in Journalism, Mapping and Photography at the National Geographic Society. She oversees programs, funding, and outreach in these core storytelling areas. She also manages the Photo Engineering team at National Geographic and is tasked with leading innovation and engineering efforts for conservation and storytelling. Kaitlin has previously held the roles of Executive Editor of... Read More →



Friday October 14, 2016 15:15 - 16:15
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX