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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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Sirachai (Shin) Arunrugstichai

Conservation Photographer / Marine Biologist
Sirachai Arunrugstichai or Shin is a Thai photojournalist, specialising in marine conservation issues. He has previously worked as a marine biologists, working on coral reef ecology and shark fisheries in the Andaman Sea with a master’s degree in Ecology, and he is still unsure whether he should still doing a PhD. or not. What he has seen in the field made him realise the effectiveness of photography for communicating conservation issues with the public and shifted his career path toward conservation photojournalism. Currently, Shin is an assignment photographer for National Geographic Magazine (Thai edition), but also been working on assignment with several conservation organisations, including IUCN Asia, Save Our Seas Foundation, WildAid, Greenpeace Southeast Asia, OXFAM Thailand. He has received several awards in major international competition, including Big Picture Natural World Photo Competition, United World Oceans Day and IUCN Ocean Photographer of the Year. Recently, Shin has joined the International League of Conservation Photographers as an Emerging League Photographer, and has also been selected as one of the six talents from Southeast Asia and Oceania region, representing Thailand for the 6x6 Global Talent Program by the World Press Photo Foundation.

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