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BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY TO AUSTRALIA’S PREMIER EVENT FOR DOCUMENTARY AND FACTUAL SCREEN CONTENT | 3-6 MARCH 2019, ACMI, MELBOURNE

SESSION HIGHLIGHTS

A CUTTING-EDGE PROGRAM OF KNOWLEDGE, INSPIRATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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MASTERS: AUDIENCE WITH LISA OPIE

Lisa Opie talks about the new structure for BBC Studios Factual and how it's reacting to the changing media landscape.

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: POLITICS & PLAY IN THE FACTUAL SPACE

Annabel Crabb & ABC colleagues take a look at how Australian factual practitioners are contributing to discussions about our political future

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What Really Happened: Have You Seen the Listers?

An intimate filmmakers-only session revealing insights into the art and business of documentary filmmaking

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RAW DATA, REAL STORIES

GOOGLE NEWS INITIATIVE + AIDC Learn More

LEADING LIGHTS

A FUND FOR EMERGING & DIVERSE PRACTITIONERS Learn More

SOUND IT OUT

AIDC'S FIRST-EVER AUDIO DOCUMENTARY PITCH Learn More

The FACTORY

INTERNATIONAL PITCHING FORUM Learn More

INDIGENOUS CREATORS PROGRAM

FOR ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PRACTITIONERS Learn More

INITIATIVES & AWARDS

CELEBRATING AND SUPPORTING AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY PRACTITIONERS

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STANLEY HAWES AWARD

The $5,000 Stanley Hawes Award is presented annually at the AIDC To a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the Australian documentary sector. Nominations now open!

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ACCESS PROGRAM

ACCESS is AIDC’s fast-track professional development and mentoring program, designed to give filmmakers the opportunity to take their skills and ideas to the next level. Applications now open!

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BBC PRODUCER PLACEMENT

Create NSW, BBC Studios Australia and AIDC are teaming up to offer a talented mid-career documentary producer/director a unique opportunity to work alongside some of the best documentary makers in the world.

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