EXPLORE A CUTTING-EDGE PROGRAM OF KNOWLEDGE, INSPIRATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Participant Media's Diane Weyermann shares lessons from her dynamic producing career.
Tea Uglow, Director of Google Creative Lab, explores creativity and innovation in storytelling in this exclusive masterclass.
Lisa Opie talks about the changing media landscape and how BBC Studios is responding to it.
Arrow Media's Tom Brisley explains how to create and deliver strong and innovative factual content to broadcasters around the world.
A deep dive into the ideation and production of Biidaaban: First Light VR by Lisa Jackson.
Australian Director Al Hicks discusses how his background in music informed the creation of music documentaries Quincy and Keep on Keepin’ On.
A masterclass with award-winning BBC Natural History cinematographer John Brown.
Digital technologies have changed the way we consume films, but there are many exciting new opportunities for distribution.
Surviving R.Kelly EP Tamra Simmons speaks to Tracey Spicer about the ground-breaking documentary series.
Sandi Tan made a documentary about the film that broke her heart - now it is inspiring filmmakers across the globe
Leading film & TV professionals come together to present the US landscape and how to navigate ways of working with them
When a convicted baby murderer wrote to one of Australia’s leading investigative journalists from prison, EXPOSED endeavoured to turn the true crime model on its head.
Catalyst's Dr. Jordan Nguyen and aerial cinematographer Jaimen Hudson explore the ways in which technology is empowering new stories.
Bring your thinking caps as industry heavyweights respond to the pressing issues of 2019
Australia's public broadcasters want to work with you
What makes Live TV work? Hear from the Go Back Live, Operation Live and Stargazing Live teams about how and when to go live to air
Annabel Crabb & ABC colleagues take a look at how Australian factual practitioners are contributing to discussions about our political future
Nine Network's Adrian Swift reveals the type of factual content the channel is looking for in 2019
Investigating some of the innovative approaches filmmakers are taking in the exciting yet challenging field of self-distribution
Hear from the team at Audiocraft on how to take a story from screen to audio.
All in one place, meet our international guests as they outline how to work with them
Learn how to create a successful, repeatable and saleable factual series
This session explores how festival programmers make their decisions and the role festivals play in shaping the industry
How do you sleep at night? This session, presented by Shark Island Institute, dives deep into the trauma and effects of working with difficult subjects
Learn how to make your documentary film pitch stand out with two award-winning filmmakers turned Decision Makers, Kelrick Martin and Douglas Watkin.
Screen Australia and The Arts Law Centre of Australia step you through the key things you need to know about how funding works and the legals of film production.
A deep dive and business card swap into the mysterious world of broadcast and distribution.
For the final session of the program, Creative producer John Harvey reflects on the art and craft of story.
Lisa Jackson discusses her creative process in making Biidaaban: First Light
Come and watch as four teams comprising of data journalists and creative technologists pitch for a $40,000 prize
Watch teams pitch observational docs for acclaimed SBS series Untold Australia
Kyle Murdoch discusses working with Getty Images on his new National Geographic series, In Their Own Words
Jennifer Peedom in conversation with Melanie Tait, presented by the Australian Writers' Guild
Come hear from the DocPlay team about how to get your content onto Australia's dedicated streaming platform for documentaries.
Join creative agency 21-19 in a conversation about design and documentary
Discover strategies to tap into the Asian market, find the right partners and navigate working with our nearest neighbour.
Australian filmmakers take the stage to pitch for VICE’s global digital documentary series, Australiana
Axel Arno and Erkko Lyytinen shine a light on the incredible work coming out of Scandinavia in the documentary space
Innovative storytelling brings history to life on screen, allowing us to dig deep into our colourful past
Director Gabrielle Brady uses her film Island of the Hungry Ghosts as a case study to explore the creative possibilities of hybrid documentary filmmaking
An intimate filmmakers-only session revealing insights into the art and business of documentary filmmaking
Is the role of natural history to fill audiences with a sense of awe, or to shock people to act now about climate change?
Join Deanne Weir and Mitzi Goldman as they unpack what it takes to leave a positive impression
Award-winning panelists share pearls of wisdom that could save you thousands of dollars before you even shoot a frame
Join Tom Zubrycki and John Hughes in conversation to launch this special Platform Paper.
Border control policy is juxtaposed with the natural world’s millennia-old migration patterns in Gabrielle Brady’s hybrid documentary feature.
Legendary war correspondent Marie Colvin's final assignment offers a harrowing insight into the human cost of the Syrian conflict.
Alan Hicks and Rashida Jones craft a moving portrait of the legendary Quincy Jones.
Sandi Tan set out to make Singapore's first independent feature. What happened next was stranger than fiction.
Banned from screening in Tasmania, join us for a special sneak preview of the explosive final episode plus Q&A
Australian journalist and filmmaker Travis Beard inserts himself into a burgeoning Afghan music scene.