Wildscreen Photo Story Award until 1 May 2020

Deadline: 5 November 2020. The Wildscreen Panda Awards honour the very best in natural world storytelling craft.

The Jury comprises of Chris Packham, Laurent Geslin, Tony Wu, Orsolya Haarberg and Chair, Kathy Moran. Members of the Jury and Chair are invited to serve by Wildscreen with the approval of the Festival Advisory Group.

The Panda Awards have sat at the heart of the Wildscreen Festival since they were presented at the first Festival back in 1982 and they remain the highest honour in the international wildlife film and TV. In 2018, the inaugural Photo Story Panda Award was introduced to recognise the craft of photography alongside that of film and cement the craft within the DNA of the Wildscreen Festival.

For outstanding storytelling through a series of 6 still images.

In recognition of exceptional new talent in storytelling through a series of 6 still images.

Entrants aged 30 or under by the Closing Date may also be considered for the ‘Emerging Talent Photo Story Panda Award’ which will be awarded at the discretion of the Jury.


• The opportunity to be internationally recognised by the natural world storytelling
• Being part of the Wildscreen Panda Award Photo Story outdoor exhibition, attracting over
45,000 members of the public in 2018;
• You and your work will be showcased as part of a session at Wildscreen Festival 2020.
– The authorised representative of each Entrant with an award-winning Production will receive a Panda Award trophy and winner’s certificate.(Full information can be found on wildscreen.org/festival

Photo Contest Website: https://www.wildscreen.org/festival/call-for-entries/photo-story-call-for-entries