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SPEAK UP There were 12

exhibitors and 153 speakers from 20 countries

BIG DEAL 1700 attendees from 35 countries

WORLD APPEAL Three Global Hubs (Cape Town, Nairobi and Bangalore) with 450+ in-person attendees and 11k connections were made via the Wildscreen Festival networking platform

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIR The festival saw attendance from around the world

CBBC TV show One Zoo Three . There was also tech entrepreneur Rose Hulse, who created an incredible channel content aggregator app called ScreenHits TV.” Urquhart has just completed a documentary called Emission Impossible , about the world’s first and largest hydrogen-electric passenger plane. The film will be shown at Hot Docs Festival and COP27. She says she found the session

media,” she explains. “There was David Cornwall, managing director of Scorpion TV and the chair, Sam Barcroft, who created and sold an incredible TV/media empire (Barcroft Studios) – which took an unconventional route in programme- making. And it was interesting to hear from Cam Whitnall, a YouTube star who created and manages his own brand on social media, which is also featured on a

encouraging ‘because it showed there were many routes to market and ways to find an audience and platform for your content’ – something Urquhart says is applicable to all filmmakers. Scorpion TV’s David Cornwall says he was pleased to see a strong international contingent from India and Africa. “I also got the impression that people were keen for market intel, having been out of

ALL ABUZZ David Cornwall (left) said there was plenty of energy at the festival following global lockdowns

“It’s been great to see that people have been quietly working on their projects and are finally able to show something at the festival”


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