EXPLORE A CUTTING-EDGE PROGRAM OF KNOWLEDGE, INSPIRATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
Join one of documentary's most prolific filmmakers to explore truth and storytelling.
Blockbusting documentaries for the big and small screen.
David France discusses key scenes from Welcome to Chechnya and the craft and technology employed to hide identities while enabling empathetic audience relationships.
Join one of documentary's most dynamic and innovative filmmakers as she discusses the craft of creative risk-taking.
With seismic global shifts in how we make and watch content, what is the future of documentary?
Join digital pioneer Katerina Cizek as she discusses the expansive potential of co-creative documentary.
Fatima Salaria explores how to make and commission ground-breaking documentaries.
The team behind Carbon offers an insider look at managing an international co-production during a global pandemic.
Join Chelsea Winstanley as she challenges how and what stories can be told.
Meet the forces of nature breaking barriers and challenging narratives in natural history.
Join the team from the US-based Ear Hustle, as they discuss the craft and community of their much-acclaimed podcast.
An illuminating discussion about creating new forms of representation through the archives.
Follow the path from idea to pitch to production. It's a roller coaster!
It can be a dirty, messy, risky business. Learn survival strategies from some of the best.
How can Australian feature documentaries find US funding and remain independent?
This panel showcases interactive works by local creatives, and their experiences with truth-telling in the interactive arts.
A lively conversation on how social media and online platforms are changing nonfiction storytelling
Join representatives from Hulu and Amazon as they discuss the current state of play of streaming Australian content
Distribution of content is an important part the business, but what happens when it doesn't go to plan?
Want to reduce your environmental impact? Explore sustainable production and the transition to a net-zero screen industry.
What makes a project right for SBS or NITV? Join us as we illuminate where there are opportunities for you.
Hear from Rachel Griffiths and key decision makers to find out about exciting new commissioning opportunities for arts content on ABC TV.
How can we adapt to the 'new normal' with the proposed media reforms?
Join this discussion to hear about where to next for impact producing.
Join the Life in Colour team to unpack the complexity of this landmark blue-chip natural history series.
Come and meet the the Canadian Producers representing the 2021 Candian Delegation
Learn about engaging new digital audiences with the ABC.
A live and lively impromptu pitching session where producers are challenged to pitch on the spot to two different networks.
Come be a fly on the wall as government agency heads problem-solve the biggest challenges facing the documentary and factual industry today.
How can you create new ways of telling stories using design elements, motion graphics, animation, and text?
Have all your distribution questions answered in this informative session.
Join MIFF's Artistic Director, Al Cossar, to learn how to navigate the ins and outs of film festivals.
A casual meet up to discuss ways forward for the future of documentary in Australia.
With online education booming, the market is ripe for screen-based learning content that engages and informs young people about the world they live in.
In this Reel Smart Academic pitch, the La Trobe research team share their investigation into the accusations against Mary Minogue who was accused of murdering her baby in the goldfields sludge.
In this Reel Smart Academic pitch, the La Trobe research team share their exploration into what our earliest ancestors looked like and how they evolved different ways to survive.
In this Reel Smart Academic pitch, the La Trobe research team share the story of the rebellious girls who sought freedom and identity in subcultures in Australia in the second half of the twentieth century.
In this Reel Smart Academic pitch, the La Trobe research team share their exploration into Aborginal exemption and the untold story of cruel choices, assimilation and resistance that Australia is now ready to hear.
In this Reel Smart Academic pitch, the La Trobe research team share their insights on how coaches identify sporting talent, years in advance.
Join Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department and Arts Law for a discussion on best practices for Indigenous creatives when collaborating.
Come learn about the producer/commissioning editor relationship and ABC/Northern Pictures new Indigenous Documentary Placement.
How and why did a banker end up as an award winning documentary filmmaker?
Get up close and personal with some our favourite decision makers in this series of roundtables.
Watch teams pitch compelling stories about contemporary Australia for the landmark SBS strand, Australia Uncovered.
Come join us for our inaugural AIDC Awards night either online or in peson!
AIDC is throwing its most ambitious Closing Night to date!
This is your opportunity to come and hear how AIDC, the organisation, has been doing, what is coming up and to have your say.
A $25,000 pitching competition to turn documentaries into a playable reality!
An opportunity to meet with Screen Australia representatives and learn about your funding opportunities in 2021.
Let's get Quizzical - with the ABC!
Do you have an idea for a new project that supports the creation and appreciation of screen content in Australia and New Zealand?
A practical workshop for producers working with foreign currency to minimise risk and maximise value.