Wildscreen Festival 2022
Hybrid Edition - 10-14 October

Wildscreen Festival

Wildscreen is an award-winning not-for-profit conservation organisation. Our goal is to convene the world’s best filmmakers and photographers with the most committed conservationists to create compelling stories about the natural world and so inspire the wider public to experience it, feel part of it and protect it. Wildscreen Festival is our world-leading international festival, celebrating and advancing natural world storytelling which takes place biennially and is supported by year-round outreach events, partnerships and activities. Discover the incredible success and details about the first ever virtual edition of the festival in 2020 or watch our highlight reel below.

Save the Date

The 40th birthday edition of the Wildscreen Festival will take place between the 10-14 October 2022 and will mark a new hybrid format for the world’s leading natural world storytelling event. Read more.

  • 13 January 2022 - Submissions Open for Panda Awards & Official Selection
  • 24 February 2022 - Early Bird Deadline
  • 14 April 2022 - Regular Deadline
  • May 2022 - Late Deadline (late fee occurs)
  • August 2022 - Panda Awards Nominees & Official Selection announced
  • October 2022 - Panda Awards Winners Announced at Ceremony

Submit your Work

Interested in submitting your work to our Official Selection or Panda Awards competition? Prepare your production over the holidays, ready for January when our call for entries open on Film Freeway. You can also 'save' each competition on Film Freeway to ensure that you receive notifications when they go live.

Discover more about our first ever Official Selection winners and the unique stories this competition is searching for.

Find out how the Panda Awards celebrates the very best in the craft and content of natural history filmmaking.

Design Opportunity

We are searching for a designer to help us create the visual identity for Wildscreen Festival 2022 in honour of our 40th-birthday and the first hybrid edition. Find out more about the paid illustration opportunity here.

What are you looking for?

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If you’re looking for information about a species, try National Geographic Photo Ark or IUCN Red List