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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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Launch of Wildscreen x WWF International Storytelling Internship Scheme

Wildscreen, in partnership with WWF-UK, have just launched their latest flagship initiative, the inaugural Wildscreen International Storytelling Internship Scheme. The Scheme will provide paid internships for six UK-based and six Internationally-based 18-35 year olds, hoping to pursue careers in natural world storytelling and content creation within the TV and Conservation sectors. From August 2022, 12 …

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Wildscreen and Save Our Seas Foundation Join Forces

Wildscreen is excited to announce Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) as a Principal Sponsor of the 2022 Wildscreen Festival. The 40th birthday edition of the festival will take place between 10-14 October 2022 and marks a new hybrid format for the world’s leading natural world storytelling event. SOSF, which supports conservation projects on threatened marine life globally, is the …

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Launch of Natural History Mentorship Scheme with ScreenSkills

Wildscreen is thrilled to announce its ScreenSkills and Wildscreen Emerging Talent Mentorship Scheme is back for a second year. Following the success of the inaugural 2021 programme, this year’s scheme will focus on pre-production roles, with particular focus on supporting individuals from groups which are currently underrepresented within the UK natural history industry.  The initiative, which is being supported by ScreenSkills as part …

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