Paul Wiegard (Australia)
Founder & Managing Director
Madman Entertainment

Paul Wiegard is founder and managing director of Melbourne-based Madman Entertainment.

Co-founded & CEO of Madman Entertainment. Executive Produced 20+ Feature & Documentaries films. 3 x Winner – AACTA Award Best Film. Distributed ( Australia & NZ ) x 5 Oscar Winning Feature Documentaries x 1 Best Film. Established DocPlay – Dedicated documentary streaming VoD platform. Founded investment vehicle Nude Run Pty Ltd for feature film & documentaries. Current President of Australian Independent Distributors Association (AIDA) and on Board of AIDC & ACMI.

Madman Entertainment is a leading independent distribution and rights management company for film and television with offices in Melbourne, Auckland & Berlin. An integrated business structure established on four key commercial pillars: Theatrical Distribution, Physical Media (DVD & Blu Ray), Digital and Ancillary sales. 80+ staff & turnover $45M+ p.a.

CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Mostly Blue chip feature documentary projects that have a cinema screen audience.

STYLES: Creative Doc, Hybrid

GENRES: Arts, Biographies, Crime, Culture, Current Affairs and Investigative, Education, Environment, Gender, History, Human Interest, Indigenous, Music, Politics, Race, Religion and Ethics, Science, Social Issues, Sport, Technology, Travel and Adventure, Youth

FORMATS: Feature, Series