Rufus Richardson (Australia)
Acting Creative Director
Madman Entertainment/DocPlay

DocPlay is the destination for the world’s best documentaries. With a focus on curation and quality stories, DocPlay is the dedicated home of documentary content in Australia and New Zealand. Available on a range of desktop, mobile and integrated media devices, the DocPlay catalogue is available to stream instantly to lovers of real stories, whether at home or on the go.
DocPlay brings audiences a broad range of content, with categories including Art & Culture, Music, Science & Nature and Sports. Titles on the service include Academy Award winners, festival favourites, breakout sensations and cult hits.
Our friends come from all walks of life; they are fierce thinkers, maverick entrepreneurs, eccentric artists, daredevils, whistle-blowers, snappy dressers, horse whisperers, gifted musicians, relentless fighters and truth seekers. But one thing is sure – they are never boring.
DocPlay was developed by the team at Madman Entertainment, one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent distributors of documentaries and quality films. The service features an extensive range from the Madman vault, as well as a growing range of titles from the world’s best content creators and distributors.


CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Feature docs, docu-series, especially local content (AU & NZ).

STYLES: Creative Doc, Hybrid, Observational documentary, Presenter Led/Participatory

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

FORMATS: Feature, Single/One-off, Series, Short-form, 30’, 52’/60’, Online