Hollie Fifer (Australia)
Director of Australian Programs
Doc Society

Hollie is currently the Director of Australian Programs at Doc Society and Director of the arts not-for-profit Schoolhouse Studios in Melbourne.

Hollie is currently the director of Australian programs at Doc Society and director of the arts not-for-profit Schoolhouse Studios in Melbourne, Australia.

Hollie serves on the Board of the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) and the Castlemaine Documentary Festival (CDoc).

The Opposition, Hollie’s debut feature documentary produced by Media Stockade world premiered at Hot Docs and IDFA in 2016 and screened in over 35 countries.


Doc Society is a non-profit founded in the UK in 2005, committed to enabling great documentaries and connecting them to audiences globally. It works with independent storytellers, impact producers and journalists in 37 countries, whilst helping to build the capacity of a network of peer cultural organisations, connecting Europe to India to East Africa, South East Asia and Latin America. Doc Society’s programme activity is centered around initiatives which improve the documentary and media ecosystem globally, such as Good Pitch, Climate Story Lab, Impact Field Guide, Safe+Secure, Doc Impact Hi5.