AIDC Conference Director ALICE BURGIN picks 10 documentaries to watch at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)
With the release of MIFF’s 2017 program, Melbourne’s movie buffs are busily putting together wishlists and checking their schedules to ensure it’s possible to catch that one unmissable afternoon screening.
With a host of nonfiction films across four big categories – Documentaries, Animal Documentaries, True Crime and Music on Film – this year’s program is a genuine feast for documentary-lovers.
AIDC’s Alice Burgin will be joining the throng in August, and offers here a quick selection of some of the most anticipated features on the line-up this year...Read More
From the political to the virtual: 9 highlights from the 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest
Since its inception in 1994, Sheffield Doc/Fest has grown into a veritable beast of a festival. With over 32,700 attendees, including more than 3,000 industry delegates from over 60 countries, each year the city is overrun by swarms of lanyard-clad festival nuts trying to squeeze in as much as they can from the epic program.
Amongst the thousands this year was AIDC’s Conference Director, ALICE BURGIN, who reflects on nine of her highlights from the festival’s packed schedule.Read More
Want to catch up on some of the most popular and well-received sessions from AIDC 2017? AIDC major partner and host venue ACMI has released a series of podcasts recorded during the event - including...Read More
After programming a very successful 30th anniversary conference held in March in Melbourne, the Australian International Documentary Conference Programmer, Alice Burgin, will step up to the role of AIDC Director.Read More
After wrapping up a very successful 30th anniversary conference held last week in Melbourne, the Australian International Documentary Conference CEO & Conference Director, Andrew Wiseman, has decided not to seek a new contract for the position, so he can pursue his own film projects.Read More
The 30th Anniversary Australian International Documentary Conference – AIDC 2017 – this week played host to Australia’s largest gathering of the documentary and factual sector across four days, 5 – 8 March, at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne.Read More
As part of AIDC 2017’s 30th Anniversary Celebrations, The NFSA (National Film and Sound Archive) has curated a special Film Australia Collection compilation to celebrate the milestone, featuring 10 early films by former recipients of the Stanley Hawes Award, produced between 1947 and 2006.Read More
We're very pleased to announce the recipient of the 17th Stanley Hawes Award, given for outstanding contribution to the documentary sector in AustraliaRead More