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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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Chris Morgan

Wildlife Media
Ecologist, Conservationist, Executive Producer, Executive Director
Ecologist, conservationist, author, filmmaker, TV host and “bear guy” Chris Morgan has spent over 20 years working as a wildlife researcher, guide, and educator around the globe, focusing on the interface between humans and wildlife.

Chris was born and raised in England, receiving his master’s degree in Advanced Ecology before emigrating to Washington State in 1997.

Morgan owns Insight Wildlife Management, an environmental education and research organization and is co-founder of Western Wildlife Outreach, which engages and educates rural communities about carnivores in the Pacific Northwest of the USA.

In 2007, he co-founded the non-profit Wildlife Media and is Executive Producer and lead in an upcoming feature documentary and action campaign BEARTREK, about bears of the world and biologists dedicating their lives to them. Prior to its release, BEARTREK has already helped establish a national park in Peru, a conservation center in Borneo and funding for polar bear research in Canada.

Chris is currently producing a series of short format films to educate the public, including WANTED: Grizzly Bears? assisting efforts to restore the endangered grizzly bear in the North Cascades of Washington state. Receiving widespread acclaim, its currently featured on National Geographic’s online shorts showcase.

Chris hosts and narrates award-winning TV productions for Terra Mater, PBS, BBC, National Geographic Television and The Discovery Channel. Recently New York Festivals’ World’s Best TV & Film Awards delivered Chris the Gold World Medal for Best Host for his work in PBS Nature & Terra Mater’s production Animal Homes.