Shaping Our Documentaries – 9 Sept 2004

Title: Shaping Our Documentaries
Description: WHAT:

Panel discussion.


AFC Theatre – 150 William St, Woolloomooloo


Thursday 9 Sept 2004 – 7pm


Gold Coin Donation

by Sept 6:
Seats reserved till 6.50pm only.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2004-09-09

Shaping Our Documentaries

How do broadcasters, funders and distributors shape Australia’s documentary output?

Commissioning editors from SBS, ABC and Film Australia, distributors and representatives from funding bodies discuss:
# their visions of what documentaries should be made
# how they contribute to what gets made
# where documentary is heading
# theatrical exhibition or television?
# series or singles?
# strategies for success

Documentary filmmakers and teachers Gillian Leahy and Pat Fiske will moderate the session.

Panelists include:
Dasha Ross, ABC TV
Chris Kiely, Owner Valhalla Cinema
Susan MacKinnon, Australian Film Finance Corporation
Julia Overton, Australian Film Commission
Penny Robins, Film Australia