Dan O'Neill, Presenter/Filmmaker at Wilderland
Dan O'Neill is a wildlife filmmaker, presenter, and PhD candidate biologist. After working internationally as a field researcher and video journalist, he completed a Masters in Wildlife Filmmaking at UWE Bristol in partnership with the BBC Natural History Unit where he founded Wilderland, the UK's first touring wildlife film festival. He has since produced and presented a number of projects from deep in the Amazon in search of jaguars to the Philippines learning the story of the world's most endangered eagles, alongside giving talks and hosting Wilderland's national theatre tours.
Alongside independent projects, Dan works on the production side of the natural history television industry in development, working on a diverse range of presenter-led formats and year, will be beginning his PhD study into the effects of war and conflict on global wildlife populations at the University of Sheffield.