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GET WILD ON SCREEN AT SUNNY SIDE 2017

Sunny Side of the Doc and Wildscreen Festival partner to build co-production opportunities for natural history programmesThursday 22 June 2017 at Sunny Side of the Doc, will host – a day-long strand of content dedicated to the natural history factual genre:

“WILD ON SCREEN”

Co-curated by Wildscreen, the world’s leading wildlife film and TV festival, Wild on Screen will feature exclusive sessions, pitching opportunities and networking events, bringing together an international community of producers and commissioners in La Rochelle. The collaboration will strengthen and nurture international opportunities for the natural history storytelling community across platforms and audiences.

Lucie Muir – Wildscreen CEO

“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Sunny Side as it offers a fantastic platform for Wildscreen and our ever-increasing global community of wildlife filmmakers to meet, learn and collaborate, ensuring more stories about the natural world get told and seen by ever-growing international audiences.”

Irem Couchouron, Head of International Development for Sunny Side markets

“We are confident that joining forces with Wildscreen Festival will open up further coproduction opportunities for our respective wildlife and natural history producers and contribute to better circulation of content to new markets globally.”

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About Wildscreen Festival

The Wildscreen Festival is the world’s biggest celebration of screen-based natural history storytelling, taking place every two years in Bristol, the UK city known internationally as Green Hollywood because of the quantity, range and quality of the nature films and TV it produces.

The next Festival will take place in October 2018 and is a not-for-profit initiative by the UK-based charity Wildscreen. For more information visit: www.wildscreen.org/festival