Closing : 21 March 2018
Festival: 15 - 19 October 2018
This prestigious international festival was founded by Sir Peter Scott in 1982. It runs in Bristol every second year, alternating with a similar event held at Jackson's Hole in the USA. Though aimed mainly at professionals in the tv and cinema world it welcomes entries from independent film makers and has a newcomer award.
To qualify, productions must have an aspect of the natural world as the central focus such as revealing new facts about animal behaviour, a natural habitat, ecology, humankind's relationship with the natural environment and with animals.
The prizes, known as the Panda Awards, have several categories.
Contact address: Wildscreen Festival Office, 4th Floor, 36 King Street, Bristol, BS1 4DZ, UK