Gather round and join the innermost circle to discuss everything non-fiction with industry movers and shakers.

Open exclusively to AIDC Gold and All Access Pass-holders, Roundtables are an informal discussion hosted by one of our international Decision Makers. It’s the perfect chance to learn more about the current commissioning or acquisitions needs of the organisations they represent.

Please note: these are not pitch sessions. Roundtables are an intimate discussion gathering with a limited number of participants –  making them a great networking opportunity.


Decision Makers who will be hosting Roundtables include:

A&E (US) Brad Holcman, Senior Director, A&E Unscripted & Alternative Programming

Al Jazeera English (QAT) Fiona Lawson-Baker, EP of AJE Witness and Emile Guertin, Executive Producer, AJE Witness (MAL)

ARTE (FRA) Anne Grolleron, Deputy Director; Society and Culture Unit

Autlook Filmsales (AUT/USA) Stephanie Fuchs, Festival Manager

BBC/BBC Four (UK) Abigail Priddle, Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual, BBC / Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor, BBC Four

BBC Scotland (UK) David Harron, Commissioning Executive, Factual

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) (CAN) Sue Dando, Executive in Charge of Production, The Nature of Things

Channel 5 (UK) Guy Davies, Commissioning Editor (VP) Factual

Discovery (UK) Victoria Noble, VP Original Content, Factual

Dogwoof (UK) Oli Harbottle, Head of Distribution and Acquisitions

ESPN (US) Adam Neuhaus, Director of Development

Hot Docs (CAN) Stephanie McArthur, Industry Programs Manager

Java Films (FRA) Rebecca Nicholls, Acquisitions & Sales Manager

MIFF Premiere Fund (AUS) Mark Woods, Executive Producer

The New York Times Op-Docs (US) Lindsay Crouse, Senior Series Producer

Sundance Institute (US) Sudeep Sharma, Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

TCB Media Rights (UK) Jimmy Humphrey, Head of Acquisitions & Co-Productions


Roundtable sign-ups opened on Wednesday 12 February.

Limited extra spots will be released for All Access and Gold pass-holders on Wednesday 19 February at 9am AEDT.

To sign up, you may log-in to your registration using your email and AIDC confirmation number, and continue through your registration until you are able to select a roundtable.