New decision makers from Asia include Yoshihiko Ichiya from Japanese public broadcaster NHK and James Bridges of Singapore-based doc streaming platform iWonder.
IMAGE: Yoshihiko Ichiya (JPN) NHK
IMAGE: James Bridges (SNG) iWonder
International Festival Programmers
AIDC 2019 will also host Jason Ryle from Canadian indigenous media organisation imagineNATIVE, operators of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Alex Leeof New Zealand’s Doc Edge, and Madeline Robert of Switzerland’s Visions du Réel documentary festival.
Jason Ryle’s participation is supported by the Consulate General of Canada.
Madeline Robert’s participation is supported by the Consulate General of Switzerland.
IMAGE: Jason Ryle (CAN) imagineNATIVE
IMAGE: Alex Lee (NZ) Doc Edge
IMAGE: Madeline Robert (CHE) Visions du Réel
New FACTory Moderator
DOK Leipzig’s Head of DOK Industry, Brigid O’Shea, will co-moderate AIDC 2019’s FACTory International Pitching Forum alongside SBS Commissioning Editor, Documentaries, Susie Jones.
IMAGE: Brigid O’Shea (GER) DOK Leipzig
How to Meet Them
With a revitalised focus on unique networking and pitching opportunities, and international co-production and co-financing opportunities, the AIDC 2019 marketplace is designed to get the best outcomes for producers and their projects.