National Geographic Content: Wildscreen Festival Bursary

The National Geographic Content: Wildscreen Festival Bursary is kindly being sponsored by National Geographic Content.
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In-Person Bursaries

Fully funded, in-person bursaries include;

  • An in person ticket to Wildscreen Festival 2022 (worth £510!) 
  • Travel to and from Wildscreen Festival
  • Accomodation for the entirety of festival week (Sunday 9th October - Thursday 13th October)
  • Per diem allowance
  • 1 year Wildscreen Network Membership
  • Access to the Wildscreen Emerging Talent Alumni Network Deadline 12pm BST Friday 23rd September 2022

Online (remote) Access Bursaries

Online (remote) access bursaries include;

  • An online ticket to Wildscreen Festival 2022.
  • Access to the Wildscreen Festival 2022 online Film Library
  • Online networking opportunities
  • 1 year Wildscreen Network Membership
  • Access to the Wildscreen Emerging Talent Alumni Network
Deadline 12pm BST Wednesday 28th September 2022 The Serious Stuff

In-Person Bursaries

The successful recipients will receive (i) a full hybrid pass for the 2022 Wildscreen Festival and ticket to the Panda Awards Screening Party (ii) B&B accommodation in Bristol at an establishment of Wildscreen’s choosing for the duration of the Festival (maximum 6 nights) (iii) one return economy

flight (including taxes) from their regional airport (or alternative as agreed with Wildscreen) to London or Bristol (iv) UK transfers to and from London or Bristol (v) a daily per diem for food expenses. (vi) 1 year Full Membership to the Wildscreen Network (vii) Membership to the Wildscreen Emerging Talent Alumni Network 


Online (remote) Bursaries

The successful recipients will receive (i) a full online only pass for the 2022 Wildscreen Festival (ii)  1 year Full Membership to the Wildscreen Network (iii) Membership to the Wildscreen Emerging Talent Alumni Network 

 To be eligible to apply for either the in-person or remote bursaries you must;


  1. Be based outside of the UK 

  2. Have had at least 12 months of experience within the wildlife filmmaking industry (paid or unpaid) 

  3. Belong to one or more of the following groups which are currently underrepresented within the Natural History Film & TV  industry;

    Ethnically diverse background
    Low socioeconomic background
    LGBTQIA+ community
    Living with a long term disability
    Neurodiverse 
    Based in the Global South

  4. Have no criminal record and have not previously been convicted of a criminal offense.

  5. Possess a good level of understanding of the English language as all Festival content is delivered in English.

  6. Be able to attend the Wildscreen Festival from 10-14 October 2022 inclusive. Please do not apply if you are not able to attend any of these dates.

  7. Hold a current passport and/or visa for travel and entry to the UK valid for the duration of the Festival. Please note that we are unable to sponsor visas.

  8. Be able to prove that the work presented is your own.

  9. Not have attended the Wildscreen Festival previously as a delegate or received a Wildscreen or Nat Geo Bursary previously.

  10. Be aged 18 or over
Applicants do not need a university degree or to have held a paid role previously within the industry in order to apply for this bursary but a passion to pursue a career in natural world storytelling is essential!

Please proceed to the next page begin your application.

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We sincerely thank you and appreciate your time and efforts to apply for the National Geographic Content: Wildscreen Festival Bursary.

Unfortunately you are not eligible to apply for this scheme.

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Team Wildscreen
 

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