Katerina Ellis

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Meet Hazel – Our Communications Assistant!

1. Tell us a bit about your role! I’m a Communications Assistant so I mainly work on marketing and socials. Helping to create and maintain an audience for the organisation through things like Instagram, Tiktok, LinkedIn, etc. I’m often making content about our upcoming events and the storytellers and conservationists we support, creating graphics, video editing, …

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Wildscreen announce an evening of natural world film screenings, celebrating award-winning global filmmakers.

Today (17th January 2023) Wildscreen, Bristol-based charity, and producer of Wildscreen Festival, have announced their first event of 2023 – an evening of feature length and short nature films, selected from their 2022 Official Selection winning programme.  Introduced in 2020, the Wildscreen Official Selection showcases creative and bold stories that spark positive and restorative action …

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Bristol charities to offer unique green work placements courtesy of Groundwork’s New to Nature Programme

9th November 2022, UK: Wildscreen has been selected to join the first wave of Groundwork’s New to Nature programme, receiving funding to offer a high-quality 12-month Communications Assistant placement to a young person in Bristol. Wildscreen and Groundwork are looking for applications from people from ethnically diverse backgrounds, those who have a disability or are …

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Wildscreen Festival 2022 – A Celebration of International Natural World Storytelling

28th October 2022 UK: Wildscreen Festival 2022, the leading biennial natural world storytelling event, celebrated its landmark 40th anniversary with its biggest event yet, platforming underrepresented voices across the industry. The hybrid event, held in Bristol UK and online from 10 – 14 October, saw exclusive talks from industry figureheads, photography exhibitions and public screenings across the five-day …

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‘My Garden of a Thousand Bees’, leads the way at 2022 Wildscreen Panda Awards

Thursday 13 OCTOBER, BRISTOL, UK: Wildscreen has announced the winners of their 2022 Panda Awards, which took place on 13 October at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, showcasing the best in natural world storytelling craft from across the world.  ‘My Garden of a Thousand Bees’, a charming lockdown documentary, following wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn, received …

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Leading Hollywood Directors, James Cameron and Darren Aronofsky, join Wildscreen Festival 2022 Speaker Lineup

Today (Thursday 22nd September 2022), Wildscreen Festival 2022 has announced the next wave of headline speakers for their leading natural world storytelling event, including James Cameron, Darren Aronofsky, Christiana Figueres and Wildscreen’s patron, Sir David Attenborough. The event features worldwide film premieres, exclusive talks from industry figureheads, photography exhibitions and public screenings. Celebrating its 40th …

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Wildscreen Festival Announces International Talent Bursaries With Support From National Geographic Content

Wildscreen, with support from National Geographic Content, launched applications for Wildscreen Festival Bursaries to support international natural world storytelling community members to attend Wildscreen Festival 2022. The programme aims to support better inclusion and representation within the wildlife film and television sector by tackling systemic barriers to entry, disproportionately impacting historically underrepresented groups. The global …

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Wildscreen Festival 2022 Official Programme Announced!

Today (Thursday 8th September 2022), Wildscreen Festival has announced the programme for their 2022 event, which will explore “The Future of Natural World Storytelling for a Better Planet” with the BBC Studios Natural History Unit as Headline Sponsor. The star-studded lineup includes Imogen Heap, Pattie Gonia, Chief Dadȧ and Steve Backshall among many other agents …

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