Ahead of his spotlight session at next month's Australian International Documentary Conference, Mstyslav Chernov, director of the Oscar-nominated '20 Days in Mariupol', talks to IF about working in a conflict zone, and the differences between news and documentary storytelling, both in terms of craft and impact on the audience.
Northern Pictures head of factual Karina Holden is the inaugural recipient of the Australian International Documentary Conference Southern Light Award, designed to celebrate luminaries of the Australian documentary and factual industry.
The full program for AIDC 2024 includes 2024 Oscar®-nominated directors Mstyslav Chernov (20 Days in Mariupol) and Kaouther Ben Hania (Four Daughters) and networking and professional development opportunities for nonfiction practitioners.
The Australian International Documentary Conference has announced the 15 teams that will take part in this year's FACTory International Pitching Showcase, to be held at The Edge in Fed Square during the March conference.
'20 Days in Mariupol' director Mstyslav Chernov and composer Nainita Desai of 'The Deepest Breath' and '14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible' are the first international speakers confirmed for March's Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC).
The creative team from last year's award-winning National Geographic documentary The Territory will headline next month's Regionality Cairns, which is presented by the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) and Screen Queensland, in collaboration with Screenworks.