Marungka tjalatjunu (Dipped in black) 2023 Other Pictures and Switch Productions
Marungka tjalatjunu (Dipped in black) 2023 Other Pictures and Switch Productions
Marungka tjalatjunu (Dipped in black) (2023) Credit: Matthew Thorne

Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) 2024


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Sun 3 – Wed 6 Mar 2024

Australia’s premier event for documentary and factual storytelling across all forms returns to ACMI in 2024.

AIDC 2024 seeks to explore the integrity, urgency, and creative potential of nonfiction storytelling, both now and in the future. Through the theme ‘Frontlines: Shaping the Future of Documentary & Factual Storytelling’, AIDC 2024 will highlight how practitioners, industry leaders and advocates are actively shaping what’s to come, while also defending against challenges to the very foundations of practice.

Featuring over 40 spotlight sessions and panels, and Australia’s only dedicated nonfiction screen content marketplace, AIDC 2024 will present an unmissable program of knowledge, networking and business opportunities for anyone working in documentary or factual media.

AIDC 2024 highlights include:

  • Exclusive keynotes by international talents like Mstyslav Chernov, Ukrainian photojournalist and director of the multi-award-winning 20 Days in Mariupol, and Nainita Desai, acclaimed UK-based composer for documentaries and games including award-winning features The Deepest Breath, 14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible, For Sama, and Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.
  • The FACTory International Pitching Showcase, AIDC’s centrepiece pitch for new documentary and factual projects.
  • The 4th Annual AIDC Awards, recognising outstanding new Australian documentary and factual features, series, audio documentaries, and more.
  • The curated Cut to the Chase marketplace, which carefully matches creators and producers with industry decision makers for one-on-one meetings.
  • A public access program of compelling film Screenings and talks, co-presented with ACMI.

AIDC 2024 offers a full range of pass options depending on attendee needs and means, including All Access passes for those wanting access to sessions and the marketplace, and Sessions passes for those wanting session access only.

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Sun 3 – Wed 6 Mar 2024
ACMI, Fed Square

International Market
Thu 7 – Fri 8 March 2024
Online Only

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Business Pass
In-person and online $1,250

Online Business Pass
Online-only $810

All Access Pass
In-person and online $995 | Conc. $750

Online All Access Pass
Online-only $650 | Conc. $485

Sessions Pass
In-person and online $595 | Conc. $475

Online Sessions Pass
Online-only $390 | Conc. $315

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