Wildscreen Festival is internationally acknowledged as the most prestigious and influential event in the wildlife and environmental filmmaking industry. Every two years, Bristol plays host to hundreds of international delegates from the wildlife media industry plus thousands from the general public. 

Well-known for its thought-provoking content and speakers – the week’s events, talks and debates tackle a range of issues driven by predominant themes, innovations and challenges in the industry. 

  • Over 100 separate events
  • Thought provoking talks & debates
  • Stunning film programme & public screenings
  • Workshops & masterclasses
  • International marketplace & networking
  • Amazing parties and evening events

Established in 1982, Wildscreen Festival has been celebrating, applauding and encouraging excellence and responsibility within the wildlife and environmental filmmaking industry for 30 years - through both the Festival and the Wildscreen Panda Awards a glittering awards ceremony celebrating the very best in natural history filmmaking.

Wildscreen Festival is organised by UK-based charity Wildscreen, which works globally to promote conservation through wildlife imagery and whose patrons include some of the world’s greatest environmental icons: HRH Prince Philip, Sir David Attenborough, Prof E.O. Wilson, Dr Sylvia Earle and Dr George McGavin.