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Head of BBC Documentary Commissioning to Attend AIDC 2018 Marketplace

15 January 2018

AIDC is thrilled to announce Clare Sillery, Head of Commissioning for BBC Documentaries, as the latest addition to the 2018 Australian International Documentary Conference Marketplace line-up.

Ms Sillery will attend as one-half of a senior BBC commissioning contingent, including previously announced guest Mandy Chang, Commissioning Editor for BBC Storyville...

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AIDC & NZ On Air Announce $200,000 Trans-Tasman Story Pitch Initiative

9 January 2018

This year, AIDC is partnering with New Zealand-based broadcast funding agency NZ On Air to call for nonfiction stories that reflect the unique Trans-Tasman relationship that exists between the two nations... 

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Award-winning filmmakers Violeta Ayala & Daniel Fallshaw (Cocaine Prison, The Fight) join AIDC 2018 as Speakers and Access Program Mentors

20 December 2017

Acclaimed documentary filmmakers Violeta Ayala and Daniel Fallshaw are confirmed as AIDC 2018 session speakers and industry mentors for AIDC’s ACCESS early career mentorship program, presented in 2018 by international production company Beach House Pictures...

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Watch the Pitch Australiana Info Session highlights video

19 December 2017

VICE and Screen Australia hosted an info session for filmmakers interested in the Pitch Australiana short documentary initiative at the VICE Melbourne office on Monday 11 December - and they recorded it! Watch it here... 

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AIDC & Greenpeace announce $5,000 VR project commission

18 December 2017

AIDC and Greenpeace are pleased to announce The Greenpeace VR Commission – a new $5,000 commission for a nonfiction Virtual Reality (VR) project dealing with climate change...

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AIDC announces judges of the inaugural $50,000 Unfinished Prize for Documentary

14 December 2017

AIDC is pleased to announce the judges of the inaugural Unfinished Prize for Documentary, a new award valued at $50,000 and given to the Best Pitch in AIDC 2018’s FACTory International Pitching Forum... 

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Fulcrum Finance and FremantleMedia join Leading Lights to bring next generation to AIDC

12 December 2017

Two more top film & TV businesses have joined AIDC’s Leading Lights, pledging the equivalent value of five Focus Passes to the fund.

Specialist film & TV financier Fulcrum Media Finance will provide funds for three passes, and industry-leading production company FremantleMedia Australia (FMA) will spring for two...

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New international Decision Makers confirmed for AIDC 2018

12 December 2017

We're very excited to reveal nine new international Decision Makers confirmed to take part in AIDC 2018’s documentary and factual content Marketplace...

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Limited Offer: Buy an All Access Pass and get 3 months of free coffee from Wide Open Road

6 December 2017

AIDC and Wide Open Road Coffee Roasters want you to have a fabulous holiday season, with the fuel to recharge your creative batteries waiting under the tree!

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WIDE ANGLE VIEW: How a combination of filmmaking and coffee led Wide Open Road to The Unfinished Prize for Documentary

5 December 2017

Music, film, and coffee – three things that go hand in hand for WIDE OPEN ROAD COFFEE co-founder JONO HILL. AIDC catches up with the busy entrepreneur and filmmaker to discuss Wide Open Road’s support of the inaugural THE UNFINISHED PRIZE FOR DOCUMENTARY...

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