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Doug Gimesy talking at Wildscreen Film Festival
(Image credit: Jon Craig)

The prestigious Wildscreen Film Festival recently took place in Bristol, England. The world-leading event is held biannually and focuses on the photographers, videographers and conservationists who tell engaging stories about the natural world. Its mission is to reconnect people with nature through inclusive, accessible and impactful storytelling, as well as through several networking events.

This year's speaker lineup was made up of some of the most important voices working in conservation, including everyone's favorite nature documentary narrator David Attenborough, songwriter and record producer Imogen Heap, and film director Darren Aronofsky who is most famous for Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan and Noah

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.