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Wildscreen, Sunny Side partner for wildlife focus

French festival Sunny Side of the Doc is teaming up with the UK's Wildscreen Film Festival for a special focus on wildlife and natural history content.
April 20, 2015

French festival Sunny Side of the Doc is teaming up with the UK-based Wildscreen Film Festival for a special focus on wildlife and natural history content.

This year’s edition of Sunny Side – which runs from June 22 to 25 in La Rochelle, France – is highlighting wildlife films, with Wildscreen showcasing select Panda Award-winning fare during public screenings.

In addition, the festival is hosting Natural History Day on June 24. The day-long event will feature a series of forums, lunches and case studies aimed at encouraging the creation of wildlife programming.

Natural History Day will also see a pitch presentation of six natural history and wildlife projects that are either in production or advanced development. Projects can be one offs, mini-series, series or transmedia/interactive projects.

The deadline for project submissions is April 30.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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