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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 • 17:00 - 18:00
Wild About VR: Virtual Reality Storytelling LIMITED CAPACITY
Limited Capacity seats available

Factual storytelling for virtual reality and 360 video brings new challenges for filmmakers, both technical and creative. For those already wrestling with how to tell stories in VR there are still more questions than answers. Join Atlantic Productions’ Anthony Geffen and pannelists for expert insights into this fast evolving and exciting medium.

Participants
avatar for Alaster Armitage-Brain

Alaster Armitage-Brain

VR Producer & DOP, Happy Finish
Alaster has been working in the developing VR film-making industry for 5+ years. Starting as a Getty panoramic photographer and then moving into 360 video production as a DOP and VFX Coordinator for commercial clients such as Mercedes-Benz, Google, Samsung, Absolut, O2 to name a few. | | Earlier this year Alaster joined Happy Finish as VR Producer and DOP. Alaster is currently in production on a number of VR experiences where they are pushing... Read More →
avatar for Anthony Geffen

Anthony Geffen

CEO & Executive Producer, Atlantic Productions
Anthony Geffen is one of the world’s leading documentary filmmakers and a pioneer in virtual reality (VR). Leading the Atlantic Productions’ creative team, Anthony has won several international awards including multiple BAFTA and Emmy awards, and numerous awards at the Wildscreen and Jackson Hole Festivals. | Anthony’s diverse range of work includes 11 productions with David Attenborough, most recently the... Read More →
avatar for Robert Hollingworth

Robert Hollingworth

Director of Photography
Robert is a three time BAFTA-nominated Director of Photography working in natural history and science films. Experienced in the highly technical aspects of filmmaking he is often working with cutting technology and has helped pioneer new techniques bringing natural history to new audiences on a variety of platforms. | | Robert finds Virtual Reality one of the most exciting and rapidly developing fields of filmmaking. The immersive aspect of... Read More →


Tuesday October 11, 2016 17:00 - 18:00
Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA