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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 • 09:30 - 10:30
Limited Capacity seats available

The natural world has always played a starring role at Disney. From their 1950s True Life Adventures wildlife series to animated blockbusters like Finding Dory to the world’s most magical theme parks, nature is a lead character in the story and success of one of the world’s leading entertainment companies. In this intimate interview, meet the man behind Disneynature. We’ll reveal the nature of the relationship between Disneynature and the bigger Disney brand and unearth what the future holds for one of the world’s most famous storytelling brands in a changing climate of conservation messaging.

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Brian Leith

Creative Director, Brian Leith Productions

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Jean Francois Camilleri

General Manager, Disneynature
Jean-François has worked for The Walt Disney Company for more than 27 years. He was appointed General Manager of The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) France in September 2009 and in November 2012, he became dual General Manager for both TWDC France and TWDC Benelux. In October 2016 he... Read More →

Tuesday October 11, 2016 09:30 - 10:30 BST
Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA