Presented by Audible and AIDC, Sound It Out is an audio documentary pitching initiative offering up to $10,000 of development funding for selected project/s.
Audible and AIDC are inviting factual storytellers to submit an idea for a 3-6 hour series of original, entertaining audio documentaries, of premium quality with global appeal. Up to eight project ideas will be shortlisted by a selection panel and will have the opportunity to pitch to Audible representatives during the AIDC Cut to the Chase Marketplace on Wednesday 4 March 2020.
1. By submitting this application, the applicant agrees to be bound by the rules and terms and conditions as set out by the Australian International Documentary Conference. 2. Individuals, teams or companies may apply but must have at least one Australian team member and be 18 years of age or over. 3. Entry is open to professional non-fiction storytellers, podcast creators and/or writers with an idea for an original audio documentary production and with 1 x broadcast or published credit in their assigned role. 4. Applications received after the closing date of Monday 13 January 2020 at 11:59 (AEDT) will not be accepted. Shortlisted applicants will be informed by late-January, 2020. 5. Applicants selected to pitch must be available to attend AIDC on Wednesday 4 March 2020 and must purchase a discounted day pass for $328.50 (inc. GST) to attend AIDC on Wednesday 4 March 2020 to pitch their audio documentary idea. Travel expenses to Melbourne to pitch at AIDC will not be covered. Applicants will also be entitled to a 10% discount on All Access Passes. 6. Up to $10,000 of total development funds will be available for successful project pitches. Audible will determine the amount of development funds to be awarded to project/s. The award of the Audible development funds towards any particular project or Recipient is subject to the Recipient and Audible agreeing to and entering into a Development Services Agreement. 7. By submitting your application to Sound It Out, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. AIDC reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants. AIDC shall use its best endeavours to treat all submissions confidentially, however, selected applications will be made available to media unless a request is made otherwise. 8. There is a chance that a number of ideas submitted as part of Sound It Out, including the applicant’s – may contain subject matter, themes, activity, characters and other material that is similar to other projects submitted to AIDC. The applicant acknowledges that AIDC is not liable in the event that the project submitted by the applicant is in any way similar to a project selected by AIDC now or in the future.