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For our final Tanzanian filmmaker case study, we meet wildlife photographer and camera assistant Lilian Anold.

Carbon Offsetting – Wildscreen Festival Tanzania

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First speakers announced for Wildscreen Festival Tanzania

Award-winning Tanzanian Filmmaker, Erica Rugabandana, unveiled as headline speaker; short doc “Chameleon Corridors” set for world premiere.

Launch of Emerging Talent Month

Wildscreen are excited to announce the start of our first Emerging Talent month; supporting, engaging and celebrating emerging talent within the natural world filmmaking and storytelling industry.

This month we will be hosting a series of free webinars and network events, open for all to attend, including members and non-members of the Wildscreen Network. This series will be part of Wildscreen’s ongoing support of emerging talent, within the Natural History Film and TV Industry.

Wildscreen Emerging Talent month webinars and events
• Tues 10th May @ 15:00 – Making Natural History content engaging for younger audiences webinar. Book here.
• Thur 12th May @ 08:30 – Emerging Talent focused networking coffee morning at The Bristol Loaf, Beacon, Bristol. Book here.
• Wed 18th May @ 13:00 – Hyper-Local Storytelling Webinar: The Power of Local webinar. Book here.
• Thurs 26th May @ 18:00 – Industry Insight: Camera Assisting and Operating webinar

If you are unable to attend our events live, all webinars will be recorded and available to watch on Wildscreen’s YouTube channel. Our social networking coffee morning will also provide an opportunity to meet with some of our webinar speakers, as well as industry experts.

The first webinar, How can we make Natural History content engaging for younger audiences, we will be joined by Ash Kapur, Dawood Qureshi, and Dan O’Neill. We will discuss how Natural History content can be tailored to motivate younger audiences and engage them with the natural world through storytelling. How can wildlife film be used as a tool to inspire long term, meaningful action and connectedness with nature? 

Our second webinar focuses on the many untold stories within the natural filmmaking world. Now more than ever, it is important we share these stories and examine the power of hyper-local storytelling. As part of this webinar, we will be joined by Laura Pennafort, Natalie Clements and Will Clothier, all bringing their unique own thoughts and insights on the power of local storytelling. 

Finally, our last webinar in this emerging talent series will be joined by Camera operator, Ben Cherry, for a one on one interview, talking through his journey into the Wildlife filmmaking industry.

All our May webinars will be FREE to attend and open to everyone to join. For full details, visit the Wildscreen Eventbrite page here

For more information on Wildscreen’s Emerging Talent Outreach Programme visit Talent Schemes.