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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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Wednesday, October 12 • 13:30 - 14:30
Limited Capacity seats available

Doctor! Doctor! We’ve got a script emergency. Symptoms include a broken narrative arc, weak character development and a fractured format. The recommended course of treatment is an appointment with the acclaimed Script Doctor, Robert Thirkell. Previous cures include: Jamie’s School Dinners, The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off and Don’t Tell the Bride.

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Robert Thirkell

Robert Thirkell is a creative & troubleshooter who makes hit TV documentaries and formats. At the BBC he built his business and adventure unit, winning the first two BAFTAs in the formatted features category for Blood on the Carpet and Back to the Floor which helped create the modern... Read More →

Wednesday October 12, 2016 13:30 - 14:30 BST
Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol BS1 5TX