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.
The BBC is best known for its stunning landmark wildlife series such as “Planet Earth”. But they’re also a leader in producing wildlife programmes for children. Join us for a children’s wildlife double bill when Naomi Wilkinson continues her quest to uncovered the weirdest wildlife tales that our planet has to offer in “Wild and Weird”, and two young girls go on the trip of a lifetime to learn about their dad’s job as a wildlife filmmaker in “One Life” as he films penguins in Antarctica.
Nominated for the Children’s Award
Wild and Weird: United Kingdom, 15 mins
BBC & BBC Worldwide
One Life: United Kingdom, 29 mins
AGB Films for CBBC