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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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Saturday, October 15 • 18:00 - 19:10
DOUBLE BILL: Life Story | Hairy Nose
Sir David Attenborough takes us on the greatest of all adventures - the journey through life. For animals there is just one goal in life - to continue their bloodline in the form of offspring. They are an animal's legacy for the future. The story of their journey is about hope, facing danger, actions of breathtaking boldness, extraordinary behaviours and, ultimately, success against the odds. This is their Life Story.
A production by BBC, BBC Worldwide, Discovery, France TV & the Open University.
Wildscreen Panda Award nominations: Cinematography Award and Series Award
The screening of “Life Story” will be preceded by the showing of Hairy Nose, a two minute PSA from WildAid that imagines a world where toxic air pollution has become an accepted part of life in urban China and the resulting evolution of nostril hair.
A production by WildAid, McCann Shanghai, Gwantsi
Wildscreen Panda Award nomination: Campaign Award

As this screening is outdoors we recommend that visitors wear warm clothing and bring something to sit on as seating will not be provided. Bringing a picnic is also encouraged as there will be no food or drink vendors at the event.

Witness the Wild is kindly supported by Bournemouth University, The Bristol Bike Project, Film Hub SWWM, Minirig, Southville Deli and U-Drive Van Hire.


Saturday October 15, 2016 18:00 - 19:10
St George Park Church Road, St George, BS5 8EN