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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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Tuesday, October 11 • 18:00 - 19:00
Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture 2016 - Science and Wildlife Films: Perfect Partners
Wildlife films continue to amaze and educate people around the world thanks to partnerships between technology inventors and new discoveries by scientists. Using sequences and stories from some of his most recent wildlife films Dr Keith Scholey, Director of Silverback Films and Executive Producer will take you behind the scenes to reveal just how wildlife stories are brought to the screen.
The Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture, delivered in collaboration with the University of Bristol's Bristol Vision Institute, will be given by Dr Keith Scholey, Director of Silverback Films and Wildscreen Trustee.

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Keith Scholey

Director, Silverback Films
Born and raised in East Africa, Dr Keith Scholey qualified as a zoologist with both a BSc and PhD from the University of Bristol. Dr Scholey furthered his passion through a television career in the BBC Natural History Unit. He became a producer of programmes such as the award winning... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 18:00 - 19:00 BST
The Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building University of Bristol, Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ