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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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Thursday, October 13 • 09:00 - 11:00
Presenting: The Whole Picture LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Presenters come in all shapes and sizes. But what makes for a good one? Get the lowdown from commissioners and camera crew, producers and directors, agents and the talent themselves about how to make it big as a presenter!

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Gordon Buchanan

Cameraman, presenter and public speaker
Wildlife cameraman and presenter Gordon Buchanan has spent the past twenty-five years filming the wild the weird and the wonderful animals that we share the planet with. Traveling to some of the world’s remotest corners he passionately strives to convey and share the wonder... Read More →
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Ben Duncan

Director, Tigress Productions
A PD and self shooter filmed in both extreme and lovely environments. Some better than others!
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Mark Flowers

Series Producer, BBC
Having started his career as researcher on David Attenborough's Private Life plants in 1991, Mark has developed a reputation as a creative storyteller and programme -maker who has worked across a wide range of television genres from "Deadly 60 Top Tens" to "Gardeners World... Read More →
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Alice Keens-Soper

Head of Specialist Factual, Oxford Scientific Films
Alice Keens-Soper is a BAFTA and EMMY award winning producer who is Head of Specialist Factual at Oxford Scientific Films. Alice specialises in popular natural history, and science, and produced the award winning series 'Richard Hammond’s Miracles of Nature' for BBC1, the ‘Secret... Read More →
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Jo Sarsby

Talent Agent, Jo Sarsby Management
Talent Agent for Wildlife, Exploration and Science TV presenters.
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Janet Han Vissering

Senior Vice President of Development & Production, Nat Geo WILD
As Senior Vice President of Development & Production for Nat Geo WILD, Janet Han Vissering is responsible for over 150 hours of programming commissioned each year for broadcast in 166 countries, 330 million homes and 34 languages worldwide. In her role, Vissering manages WILD’s... Read More →

Thursday October 13, 2016 09:00 - 11:00 BST
Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA