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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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Wildscreen Partners with ASPIRE to increase Boardroom Diversity

Did you know that from the top 500 charities in the UK, only 8% of Trustees are People of Colour, of which only 2.9% are women of colour?  Conceived and delivered by BeOnBoard, the award-winning Equality & Diversity Leadership Consultancy, ASPIRE is a pioneering Boardroom development program. First launched on Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday, and aiming to …

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BBC Studios NHU announced as Headline Sponsor

Wildscreen, the not-for-profit behind the biggest festival of natural world storytelling globally, today unveils BBC Studios Natural History Unit as Headline Sponsor for the event, slated for 10-14 October 2022. This milestone year for the Wildscreen Festival marks its 40th birthday and its first ever hybrid edition, with a packed in-person schedule taking place live …

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Wildscreen Launch Industry Insight Survey

We are excited to announce that Wildscreen has launched its first two surveys in the Wildscreen Industry Insight (WII) series; Wildscreen Industry Insight: UK Companies and Wildscreen Industry Insight: UK Freelancers. These surveys will, for the first time ever, create a comprehensive report on the UK Natural History Film and TV industry and Freelance community, as well as provide an …

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Wildscreen Unveils Official Selection Programmers

We are proud to announce our team of six international Programmers to curate the Wildscreen Official Selection competition as part of the Festival’s 40th Anniversary edition. The 2022 Programme Chair is Lucy Jane Mukerjee, a queer British-Indian programming disruptor and social impact film curator based in New York. Since 2018, she has been a Senior Programmer …

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