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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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Lucy Cooke

Pink Tree Frog Productions
Zoologist, writer, TV presenter
Lucy Cooke is an award-winning producer, TV presenter and best-selling author with a Masters in zoology. She studied at Oxford university under Richard Dawkins before embarking on a television career writing, producing and directing high profile documentary series for all the main channels: BBC, PBS, Channel 4, National Geographic and Discovery. Lucy's irreverent natural history blogs and youtube channels caught the attention of international broadcasters. Her sloth virals, watched by millions, led to a commission from Discovery - 'Meet the Sloths', a whimsical peak inside the world's first sloth sanctuary, won a PANDA award at Wildscreen, sold in over 20 countries and spawned a major series on Discovery International and a NY Times best-selling book. More recently Lucy has presented TV series for National Geographic (Freaks and Creeps), BBC1 (Talk to the Animals, Ingenious Animals, Nature's Miracle Orphans) and ITV (Amazing Animal Births). Her latest book, The Truth About Animals, will be published by Transworld in the UK and Basic Books in the US.