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AIDC announces Kitty Green as second major guest and launches ACCESS early career mentorship program for 2018

21 November 2017

Kitty Green, the internationally-renowned Australian director of Netflix Original documentary Casting JonBenet, is the second major guest to be announced for the 2018 Australian International Documentary Conference.

Kitty will be participating as a keynote speaker at the Conference and as a mentor in AIDC’s returning ACCESS early career mentorship program – which this year includes a paid internship with Singapore’s Beach House Pictures and an expenses-paid trip to Sheffield Doc/Fest for two lucky participants...

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AIDC 2018 Program First Look

14 November 2017

It's time! General registration for AIDC 2018 - to be held March 4 - 7 at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne - opens today... 

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VICE & Screen Australia Combine to Fund Local Documentary to be Pitched at AIDC 2018

9 November 2017

AIDC, VICE, and Screen Australia have announced the launch of a new pitching competition — Pitch Australiana — which offers local filmmakers the chance to win a $50,000 commission for a short form documentary to be released on VICE.com...

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AIDC launches Leading Lights Fund to champion new generation of documentary filmmakers

17 October 2017

AIDC is very proud to announce the launch of the Leading Lights Fund, giving established screen media and production companies the chance to champion the next generation of nonfiction screen content creators...

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Oz Talent and FACTory Docs head to IDFA

12 October 2017

The screening program for the 2017 International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), the largest documentary festival in Europe, will this year contain four projects with Australian creatives and connections...

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Impact Strategy Hack 2018 Call for Entries

11 October 2017

The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) is now calling for submissions for its third Impact Strategy Hack, presented by the Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF)...

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Talent in Taiwan: AIDC at CCDF-8

4 October 2017

AIDC Conference Director Alice Burgin recently attended the 2017 CNEX Chinese Doc Forum (CCDF-8) in Taipei, Taiwan, participating as a decision maker and a panelist in the Festivals & Foundations session alongside representatives from Sheffield Doc/Fest, Hot Docs and more...

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AIDC announces $50,000 Unfinished Prize for Documentary

28 September 2017

We are very proud to announce a major new prize for documentary - the $50,000 Unfinished Prize for Documentary, co-presented by Wide Open Road Coffee Roasters, The Saturday Paper, and AIDC.

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AIDC Board welcomes QLD filmmaker Douglas Watkin

6 September 2017

The AIDC Board is thrilled to welcome Brisbane-based filmmaker Douglas Watkin as a new member of its ranks.

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The FACTory International Pitching Forum set to return in 2018

6 September 2017

We’re pleased to announce that The FACTory – AIDC’s international pitching event for documentary, factual and unscripted screen content – will return for its third instalment in 2018, with applications opening Wednesday 4 October 2017.

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