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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 …

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 …

Wildscreen Festival launches WILD PITCH 2022

Wildscreen Festival launches new pitching opportunity, Wild Pitch, to help filmmakers bring their project to life with cash prizes of £6,000 up for grabs!

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 …

Wildscreen’s 2022 Official Selection Revealed

Wildscreen Festival has today announced its 2022 Official Selection, a vibrant and diverse array of stories that highlight the beauty …

Wildscreen’s New Look!

You may have noticed that last week Wildscreen had a sneaky makeover. In celebration of our 40th Anniversary this coming …

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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 …

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 …

Wildscreen Festival launches WILD PITCH 2022

Wildscreen Festival launches new pitching opportunity, Wild Pitch, to help filmmakers bring their project to life with cash prizes of £6,000 up for grabs!

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 …

Wildscreen’s 2022 Official Selection Revealed

Wildscreen Festival has today announced its 2022 Official Selection, a vibrant and diverse array of stories that highlight the beauty and urgency of protecting the …

Wildscreen’s New Look!

You may have noticed that last week Wildscreen had a sneaky makeover. In celebration of our 40th Anniversary this coming October, we felt it was …

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 …

Panda Award 2022 Nominees Unveiled

We are proud to announce the nominees for the Wildscreen Panda Awards 2022 – the highest honour in the international natural world storytelling industry – …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

Pre-Selectors Announced

We are excited to share our panel of pre-selectors who will be involved in the first round of judging the Wildscreen Official Selection competition as …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Festival Passes Now on Sale

After two years of virtual events, we are proud to once again convene the largest global gathering of natural world storytellers in the heart of …

FutureLeap Exhibit Opening Night

On Thursday 3rd March 2022, Wildscreen headed to the fantastic FutureLeap in Stokes Croft, Bristol for the opening night of their wildlife photography exhibit. Our CEO, Lucie …

Photography Competition Open for Entries

Wildscreen has opened its call for entries for the prestigious Photo Story Panda Award, celebrating exceptional storytelling in wildlife photography. Since 1982, the Panda Awards have celebrated …

Wildscreen Festival 40th Birthday Call for Entries

Wildscreen, creators of the world’s largest natural world storytelling Festival, today opens its  call for entries for the world-renowned Panda Awards and innovative Official Selection …

Wildscreen Festival 2022 Dates Released

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 …

Audience Prize & Programmer Prize Revealed

Following the incredible success of the Wildscreen Festival 2020 reaching brand new audiences across the world and celebrating the very best storytelling about our natural …

First Virtual Wildscreen Festival Celebrates Record-Breaking Success

The first ever fully virtual Wildscreen Festival which ran from 19-23 October, has been hailed as a great success by delegates, speakers and organisers as …

Panda Awards 2020 Winners Announcement

Last night’s Panda Awards was an exceptional evening celebrating the best of wildlife film making and photography talent in the world. The recipient of the …

David and Greta In Conversation – The Climate Crisis

Wildscreen Festival 2020 is hugely excited to announce that Sir David Attenborough and Greta Thunberg will be brought together in conversation from their respective homes …

Oscar-Winning Director James Cameron Bound for Bristol’s Wildscreen Festival

Wildscreen Festival 2020 is thrilled to announce that ground-breaking filmmaker and explorer James Cameron will be appearing at this year’s event in conversation with BBC …

Dr. Jane Goodall to Speak at Wildscreen Festival

Wildscreen Festival 2020 is thrilled to announce that pioneering Ethologist, Founder of The Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, Dr. Jane Goodall, will …

Steve Backshall & Sky CEO Headliner

Wildscreen festival 2020 is pleased to announce its first keynote: Jeremy Darroch, Sky’s Group Chief Executive will be in conversation with TV presenter, adventurer and …

Wildscreen Festival 2020 Unveils First Ever Official Selection Programme

Wildscreen, the not-for-profit behind the world’s biggest festival of natural history storytelling, today revealed the line-up for its inaugural Official Selection Programme. The charity introduced …

Wildscreen Festival Announces 2020 Panda Award Nominees

Wildscreen, the not-for-profit behind the world’s biggest festival of natural history storytelling, today announced the nominees for the 2020 Wildscreen Panda Awards – the highest …

Wildscreen evolves Panda Awards and introduces Official Selection for 2020

Wildscreen, creators of the world’s largest and most prestigious wildlife film and photo Festival today announces the launch of the newly revamped Panda Awards, the …

Wildscreen announces nominees for the first ever Photo Story Panda Award

Powerful stories of humanity’s increasing impact on nature, species on the brink of extinction and the dedication of wildlife carers, protectors and communities are told …

2018 Wildscreen Panda Award Winners Revealed

A gripping feature documentary, which follows a chilling political and social drama set amongst the world’s largest troop of chimpanzees, tonight walked away with the …

Wildscreen 2018 Panda Award Nominees Announced

Blue Planet II leads nominations receiving seven, followed closely by Rise of the Warrior Apes with five Personal stories and authentic voices of scientists and …