PITCH AUSTRALIANA

VICEScreen Australia & AIDC proudly present the second PITCH AUSTRALIANA pitching competition, offering local producers the chance to win a $50,000 commission for a short form documentary to be released on VICE.com & SBS Viceland.

In 2019, four early career Australian filmmakers will once again take the stage at AIDC to pitch for the chance to secure funding for their production to be released through VICE’s global digital documentary series, Australiana: a short form series committed to offering a voice to Australian communities, individuals and subcultures on the fringe.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for pitch submissions are now open. The deadline for applications is 10 December, 2018. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.


INFORMATION SESSION

Hear the team from VICE, Screen Australia and AIDC talk about what it takes to make a perfect pitch.

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PAST PITCHES

In 2018, writer/director Inday Ford (Pictured) and producer Dylan Blowen took out the first-ever Pitch Australiana competition win with an observational doco tackling the catastrophic impact feral cats have on Australian wildlife – Shooting Cats -which is set for a November release.

Previous Australiana episodes also feature teenage burnout stars in regional Victoria, the Indigenous queer experience in the Tiwi Islands, Australia’s medicinal marijuana black market, and a search for love in the outback.

Pitch Australiana with be held on Monday 4 March during AIDC 2019 in Melbourne. Entrance to watch the pitches will be free for student card holders.

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FREE GETTY IMAGES ACCESS

Submitting to one of the pitching competitions at AIDC? To help you prepare your best possible pitch, Getty Images have partnered with AIDC to provide you – absolutely free – up to 10 footage clips you can use for your application.

The Getty Images online library has over 8 million footage clips on every subject under the sun – from moon landing to wildlife to time lapses of cities and much, much more. You can search by keywords, filming technique, viewpoints and composition, among other options.

Click here to find out more.