18th May 2022

This one is for much later this year – October in fact at the Wyvern theatre – so get it in your diaries now of this sort of thing floats your boat.



Wilderland wildlife film festival

This Wilderland is the UK’s first touring wildlife film festival. Sharing with audiences the best natural history films by world class filmmakers across the globe.

Selected from over a hundred entries, Wilderland is now back for its third year touring the 2022 official selection showcase.

These ground-breaking independent films will offer audiences unparalleled insight into some of the world’s most incredible stories from our natural world. A must-see for lovers of wildlife, film, travel, conservation, and adventure.

Hosted by wildlife television presenter, filmmaker, and field biologist Dan O’Neill.

WILDERLAND WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL  - Dan O'Neill photographed by Chris Beard.
Dan O’Neill – photo by Chris Beard

The tour is coming to 13 venues around the UK, see full list of dates below:

Dates and locations of Wilderland film festival

Suitability and social media

Suitable for ages 12+. Under 16’s recommended to have adult supervision.

About the host Dan O’Neil

Dan O’Neill is a wildlife television presenter, film director, zoologist, creative producer, and LGBTQIA+ activist. After working internationally as an expedition researcher and video journalist, he joined the BBC’s Natural History Unit, presenting for BBC Earth.

Dan has been presenting for BBC Earth since 2019, last year he starred in a four part docu-series for BBC Earth Digital. ‘Snow Leopards: Ghosts in the Snow’ documented Dan’s journey to Kyrgyzstan to search for the famously shy snow leopard. In early 2022, Dan co-presented ‘After We’ve Gone’, a four part docu-series which looked at the way in which nature recovers after humans leave.

His next series, ‘Dan O’Neill Investigates’ is due for release later this year. He’s currently filming a new 6-part series for Curiosity Stream.

As well as presenting, Dan has produced and presented various documentaries, high-profile fashion features, musical collaborations and digital campaigns. All engaging new audiences in conversations around exploration, conservation and climate change.

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