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O.J.: Made in America Wins Best Feature Documentary at The 89th Academy Awards

27 February 2017

Congratulations to director Ezra Edelman and the O.J.: Made in America team on their Best Documentary Feature win at the 89th Academy Awards.

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Final Speakers Added for AIDC 2017

22 February 2017

We're thrilled to announce the final round of speakers for AIDC 2017, coming up very soon at ACMI, Melbourne, from 5 - 8 March. 

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AIDC 2017 VR PLUS and Innovation Strand Gets Bigger with Crypto Party and New Speakers

15 February 2017

In exploring the theme, ‘Three Sides to Every Story’, AIDC 2017 will look at the past, present, and future of factual screen content. 

The conference’s focus on the future finds expression in the VR Plus and Innovation program strands, with special sessions and events devoted to key technological issues for the factual screen industry.

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There Are Three Sides to Every Story...

10 February 2017

In a special pre-Conference blog, AIDC CEO and Conference Director ANDREW WISEMAN delves into the inspiration behind this year's theme, 'Three Sides to Every Story'...

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AIDC 2017 Impact Strategy Hack Documentaries Announced

9 February 2017

We are pleased to announce the projects selected to participate in the AIDC 2017 Impact Strategy Hack, presented by Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF).

Relating to the chosen 2017 themes of ‘Race & Reconciliation’ and ‘Environment & Sustainability’, the two documentaries are Kimberley Project and Cultivating Murder. The films will be ‘hacked’ during two special AIDC 2017 sessions on Tuesday 7 March.

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VR Plus Day Passes Now Available

6 February 2017

Presented by Film Victoria, AIDC 2017's brand new VR PLUS day of sessions will explore the intersection of documentary and factual media with the expanding engagement opportunities of VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality) and gaming.

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Speed Pitching Sign Ups Open Tuesday 7 February

6 February 2017

The full schedule for AIDC 2017 is now live, featuring an unmissable array of speakers, sessions and screenings devoted to documentary, factual and unscripted screen content.

Alongside these inspiring programs, the AIDC Marketplace will host structured networking opportunities in the form of our always in-demand SPEED PITCHING sessions.

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Final Projects & Prizes Announced for The FACTory Pitching Forum

3 February 2017

We’re very excited to announce the 10 international documentary projects selected for The FACTory pitching forum, to be held in the Deakin Edge, Federation Square, on Tuesday 7 March during AIDC 2017.

Presented by Film Victoria and Screen Australia, The FACTory provides a unique opportunity for filmmakers to pitch in-development factual screen projects directly to an assembled group of top-level international buyers, commissioners, and distributors; receive expert feedback on the spot, and potentially hook up a financing deal. 

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Full Program Confirmed for AIDC 2017

31 January 2017

It's time to lock-in the full final program for AIDC 2017.

Over a jam-packed four days from 5 - 8 March, the 30th Anniversary AIDC (1987-2017) will present over 46 sessions, masterclasses, screenings and networking events – all dedicated to documentary, factual and unscripted screen content.

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New Business & Networking Opportunities Announced for AIDC 2017

24 January 2017

Working in the factual content sector is rewarding but not without its challenges. Staying up to date with business developments and building a contact list can be tricky when you’re deep in research or out on a shoot.

To ensure factual professionals get the latest information and make the contacts they need, we’ve scheduled a host of vital and insightful Business sessions and set up Roundtables and Speed Pitching sessions with access to more than 40 international buyers, commissioners and decision makers...

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