EXPOSURE FOR REGIONAL REALITIES
Co-presented by AIDC and Screen Queensland, in collaboration with Screenworks, REGIONALITY CAIRNS is a one-day industry event for screen practitioners in regional Queensland interested in documentary and/or factual screen content.
Including a project pitching workshop, curated meetings, sector networking, and exclusive masterclasses and industry panels featuring local and global documentary and factual talent, REGIONALITY CAIRNS is designed to provide exposure for nonfiction screen practitioners from regional and Far North Queensland.
The second REGIONALITY CAIRNS will be held at the Cairns Performing Arts Centre (CPAC) in Cairns, Queensland, on Friday 28 July 2023.
Tickets are on sale now. See the BUY TICKETS section below to register.
Keen to know more about the sessions taking place as part of REGIONALITY CAIRNS 2023?
From looking at how to take local stories to world audiences, to celebrating First Nations factual filmmaking, to an in-depth look at preparing your project for pitching, we’ve got a great full-day program in store for attendees.
Explore the REGIONALITY CAIRNS Session Program.
So who’s participating in REGIONALITY CAIRNS?
We’ve put together an amazing line-up of speakers and decision makers to participate in this one-day industry program.
From award-winning filmmakers to international festival programmers and local commissioners, these industry experts can provide advice to help make your project a reality.
Meet our Speakers & Decision Makers.
Please note: applications for our Doc Chat 1:1 Meetings with attending REGIONALITY CAIRNS decision makers and guests are now open. See below for details.
Don’t miss your chance for some face time with the experts! Ticketholders for REGIONALITY CAIRNS have the opportunity to apply for curated 1:1 speed meetings with selected attending decision makers and special guests to make connections, pitch projects and ask all of your burning doc and factual questions.
Register your interest now for Doc Chat 1:1 Meetings with these guests:
- Kalita Corrigan – Commissioning Editor, Factual, ABC
- Bernadine Lim – Commissioning Editor, Factual, SBS
- Alex West – Head of Documentary, Screen Australia
- Marissa McDowell – Head of Commissions, NITV
- Rufus Richardson – Documentary Executive, DocPlay
- Ian Lynch – Content Director, Screen Queensland
- Lisa O’Meara – CEO, Screenworks
- Richard Fitzpatrick – Director of Photography, Biopixel
Please Note: you must purchase a valid ticket for REGIONALITY CAIRNS to be eligible for Doc Chat 1:1 Meetings.
When you register your interest you will be asked to select a first and second preference for meetings. If you have a project to pitch, you will be asked to provide a short overview.
Doc Chat 1:1 Meetings will take place during the lunchbreak on Friday 28 July 2023. The deadline to register your interest is 11.59pm Friday 21 July 2023.
UPDATE: REGISTRATION FOR DOC CHAT MEETINGS IS NOW CLOSED
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Purchase your tickets for the one-day REGIONALITY CAIRNS industry program.
Tickets are now on sale and provide access to all REGIONALITY CAIRNS sessions.
- Regular $80
- Concession $70 (Concession card holder, AIDC Member, Screenworks Member)
- Student Discount $55
A transaction fee of 2.5% will apply to all ticket purchases. Photo ID must be shown when collecting your pass at the venue. Proof of concession, student or membership status may also be required.
Tickets are limited so don’t delay – purchase your tickets today!
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