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SBS & AIDC Join Forces for Untold Australia S5 Pitch

7 August 2018

SBS is looking for unique single documentaries for the Untold Australia series. Submissions are now being accepted, with shortlisted projects invited to pitch ideas at AIDC 2019 to receive development funding of up to $60,000...  

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Help Plan Our Next Event

31 July 2018

Got ideas for AIDC? Tell us what’s on your mind.

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First Leading Light for 2019

25 July 2018

AIDC is excited to announce Fulcrum Media Finance as our first Leading Light for 2019!

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Last Men in Aleppo - CDOC Screening + Q&A Giveaway

13 July 2018

We have 2 x double passes to attend the special Last Men In Aleppo screening and Q&A at Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival on Saturday 21 July.

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AIDC’s Top 10 Documentaries to Watch at MIFF 2018

11 July 2018

The MIFF 2018 program returns with another excellent selection of local and international feature documentaries, and the AIDC team is here to share our top picks!

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Celebrate NAIDOC Week on Screen

9 July 2018

It’s NAIDOC Week!

Among the many events celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture around the country this week you'll find some great opportunities to watch documentaries on Indigenous subjects, including several in line with this year’s theme honouring Indigenous women - ‘Because of Her, We Can!’

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AIDC & Indonesia's In-Docs Announce New Partnership

3 July 2018

The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) is proud to announce a new collaborative partnership with Indonesian documentary organisation In-Docs.

Supported by the Australian Embassy, AIDC Conference Director Alice Burgin and Australian filmmaker Samantha Dinning will attend In-Docs’ annual International Documentary Forum, Docs by the Sea, held 7-9 August 2018 in Bali.

One Indonesian project will be selected at the Forum to attend AIDC 2019, which takes place at ACMI in Melbourne, Australia from 3-6 March next year... 

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MDFF 2018: AIDC Top Picks

26 June 2018

Need more documentary in your life? The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival (MDFF) kicks off 6 July for a nine-day season screening over 60 fascinating, fun, and challenging local and international features and shorts.

Making its diverse program more manageable, MDFF conveniently bundles films into themed screening packages. We asked around the AIDC office to find out what’s on the wish list…

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Save the Date! AIDC returns 3-6 March 2019

26 June 2018

Australia's leading event for the documentary and factual industry returns to ACMI in Melbourne from 3-6 March 2019.

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AIDC’s Top 10 Documentaries to Watch at SFF 2018

22 May 2018

As ever, the Sydney Film Festival (SFF) program offers a strong selection of international documentaries in its main program and a host of excellent Australian work in the $10,000 Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF) Award program.

We’ve asked around the office to build a shortlist of must-see films, including some already witnessed at Canada’s Hot Docs this month, and here’s what we came up with…

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