History

Wildscreen has been around for over 30 years and in that time we’ve achieved a lot…

1982

The first Wildscreen Festival is held by industry greats Sir Peter Scott and Christopher Parsons, celebrating the world’s most spectacular wildlife and environmental films.

1987

Wildscreen charity founded.

2003

Arkive, an online multimedia resource cataloguing the world’s endangered species launched by Sir David Attenborough.

Wildscreen becomes a founding member of the Bristol Natural History Consortium.

2006

The first WildPhotos is held, bringing together the world’s top environmental and wildlife photographers.

2007

Wildscreen USA established to spearhead Arkive in the USA.

First Wildscreen Outreach programmes launched in India and China.

2008

WildFilmHistory launches celebrating the pioneering people, landmark productions and technical innovations behind more than 100 years of natural history filmmaking.

2010

Wildscreen becomes an IUCN Red List Partner.

10,000 species profiled on Arkive.

2012

Wildscreen celebrates its 30th anniversary.

2013

Arkive celebrates its 10th anniversary.