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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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Shem Compion

C4 Photo Safaris
Managing Director and wildlife photographer
Shem Compion is a professional wildlife photographer working throughout Africa and the world. His passion for natural areas and photography has led to a life of travel and creating environmental awareness through his photography. Shem is known for his creative representation of common subjects leading to a diverse range of subject matter. His images have won national and international awards and his work is published worldwide and he has published six books.
In 2011, Shem and C4 built the first dedicated underground photograph hides in Africa from which to view animals, birds and elephants at eye level. The hide has become a marvel throughout the photographic world, with people travelling from every corner of the globe to capture subjects in unique angles and perspectives. Many award-winning images have been taken from these hides, the most memorable being Greg du Toit’s overall winner in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award.
Shem co-owns and manages C4 Photo Safaris, one of Africa’s largest photo safari companies. C4 provides exemplary photographic safari support to clients as well as commercial productions in Africa.

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