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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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Tom McDonald

Head of Commissioning, Natural History & Specialist Factual
Tom McDonald is the head of commissioning for Natural History and Specialist Factual. Recent highlights include the BAFTA winning Big Blue Live, the BAFTA nominated The Hunt and How To Stay Young on BBC ONE; Victorian Bakers, Choose The Right Puppy For You, World's Busiest Railway and Tribes, Predators & Me for BBC TWO and on FOUR the RTS winning Oak Tree. He also looks after some of the BBC's best loved returning shows including Trust Me, I'm A Doctor and The Watches.

My Participants Sessions

Wednesday, October 12

11:15 BST