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The Wildscreen Festival is the world’s leading international festival celebrating and advancing storytelling about the natural world. Held every two years, the Wildscreen Festival brings together the wildlife film, tv and photography community to transform the craft of natural world storytelling across platforms and across audiences.

The Wildscreen Festival 2018 will take place 15-19 October 2018 in Bristol, UK. Further information is available at www.wildscreen.org and delegate tickets are on sale now from Eventbrite.

Please note that the programme is being updated frequently as guest availability changes. Wildscreen reserves the right to make such updates to the programme and timings, and will endeavour to make those changes as quickly as possible.

Delegates holding a day or week pass do not need to register to attend specific events with the exception of the Panda Awards Ceremony (additional purchase required) and film screenings (no additional purchase required). Reservation details can be found in the description of each individual screening.

To help you manage your time at the Wildscreen Festival, you can sign up for a Sched account and login to save events to your personal calendar. Note that doing so does not guarantee entry to events as seating is on a first-come-first-served basis at the venue door. We advise that you arrive in plenty of time before a session starts.

The programme includes both industry events, which are included in the price of a delegate day or week pass, and public events that anyone is welcome to attend, subject to booking procedures.  
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Ru Mahoney

Freelance Science Impact Producer
Ru Mahoney is a Science and Impact Producer. She advocates evidence-based strategies for filmmakers tackling the world’s most important science, conservation, and social issues. Her work developing interdisciplinary collaborations has been supported by numerous non-traditional media funders, including the National Science Foundation, US Department of State, the Environmental Protection Agency, and private charitable foundations. In addition to Impact Production Ru works on location as a field producer, sound recordist, and camera assistant. She recently completed 25+ weeks on location for two films - a feature documentary on wildlife trafficking and the decline of the vaquita for Terra Mater, and a one hour doc for BBC/PBS which brings together research, citizen science, and viral videos to explore the world of humpback whales. Ru previously collaborated on the first-ever trade assessment of giraffes as part of the Emmy-nominated and Wildscreen Impact Panda Award nominated 'Giraffes: Africa's Gentle Giants' for BBC/PBS. As part of that project she is proud to have co-authored a chapter of the Endangered Special Act peition on behalf of giraffes.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 17
 

09:00 BST

 

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