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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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Nitin Sawhney

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Nitin Sawhney is a producer, composer and multi instrumentalist whose diverse repertoire encompasses over 50 film scores and who is currently scoring “Jungle Book” for Warner Bros. He has released 10 critically acclaimed studio albums, the most recent being “Dystopian Dream”. He has written music for both theatre and dance (including music for Cirque du Soleil, Complicite and regular collaborator, Akram Khan) as well as extensive work for video games (primarily Ninja Theory) and many high profile TV series (including the BBC’s multiple BAFTA winning series “Human Planet” and the BBC series “Wonders of the Monsoon”).

Sawhney has also produced for many acclaimed artists from Sir Paul McCartney and Sting to Joss Stone and Shakira, as well as producing his own radio series on BBC Radio 2 – “Nitin Sawhney Spins the Globe”.

For all the above, Nitin has been the recipient of a Mercury Prize, two Ivor Novello nominations, a MOBO award, two BBC Radio3 World Music Awards, The Southbank Show Award and 6 University doctorates from different British universities. Nitin has also collaborated with, conducted and scored for the London Symphony Orchestra as well as many other leading orchestras across the world. As a DJ Nitin has also released a number of successful club compilation albums, including Fabriclive 15.

Recently, Sawhney has scored a new “Animal Symphony” for the City of Birmingham Orchestra, which was filmed by Sky Arts for a new documentary to be broadcast this November in the wake of Sawhney’s forthcoming show at the Royal Albert Hall.

My Participants Sessions

Thursday, October 13

17:00 BST