The Australian International Documentary Conference and ACMI presents

Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC 2020)

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“AIDC is an excellent opportunity to connect to the Australian documentary industry. The four days are a condensed explosion of information, creative ideas and inspiration”

Gabrielle Brady, Director, Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Serving both the commercial and creative needs of the nonfiction screen industry, the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) features four days of keynotes, panels, masterclasses and screenings, and a thriving content marketplace.

Essential for anyone involved in the creation, distribution and exhibition of documentary, factual and unscripted media, AIDC is where you make the connections that matter.

You can expect:

  • World-class speakers from across a rapidly changing industry, from award-winning filmmakers and high-rating format producers to leading-edge interactive media makers and data storytellers 

  • Exclusive AIDC screenings at RMIT’s Capitol and Kaleide theatres featuring our global guests

  •  Australia’s only dedicated documentary, factual and interactive nonfiction content marketplace, including the FACTory 2020 international pitching event

  • A program of networking and social events designed to connect the people bringing engaging and important true stories to life

In 2020, the Conference explores the theme of "Collective Intelligence", and the importance of collaboration, co-production and community in the global documentary and factual industry.

Through its world-class program, AIDC 2020 aims to get Australian documentary practitioners thinking about new co-operative methods to get stories made.

For anyone looking for vital business connections, inspirational ideas, or the knowledge needed to tell stories that help change the world, AIDC 2020 is where you’ll find it.