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Doc Pitch 2017

Doc Pitch 2017

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  • Fri 26 May ’17, 9:00am – 3:45pm


University of Auckland, Owen G Glen Building, 12 Grafton Rd, Grafton


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $35.00


Doc Pitch

Doc Edge annual Doc Pitch is a 'Dragons Den' for the feature, television series and short documentary projects to be pitched before a panel of local and international experts and funders. It followed by the perennial favourite Date a Doco session.

- 08:30am – 09:00am - Registration & Pitch Techs
- 09:00am – 11:00am - Round 1: Features
- 11:00am – 11:30am - Morning tea
- 11:30am – 01:00pm - Round 2: TV Series & Shorts
- 01:15pm – 02:15pm - Lunch
- 02:15pm – 03:45pm - Date a Doco
- 05:00 – 07:00pm - Networking drinks at Q Theatre

Local and international panellists of commissioning editors, producers, distributors, film festivals and government agencies will attend Doc Pitch 2017.

From New Zealand:
- Annie Murray - Senior Commissioner Local Content, Prime & Sky TV
- Bettina Hollings - Managing Director, Imagination Television
- Brian Holland - Head Development/Producer, Topshelf Prods
- Cass Avery - Executive Producer/ Head of Development, Augusto
- Christina Milligan - Producer, Conbrio
- Dale Corlett - Head of Talent Development, NZFC
- Glen Usmar - Head Funding, NZ On Air
- Jude Callen - Commissioning Editor, TVNZ
- Kathryn Graham - Commissioning Editor, TVNZ
- Leanne Saunders - Head Production & Development, NZFC
- Nevak Rogers - Head Content Development, Maori TV
- Rachel Antony - CEO, Greenstone TV
- Rachel Jean - Head Production/Development, South Pacific Pictures
- Rupert Abraham - Production Executive, Vendetta Films
- Sue Woodfield - Head Commissioning/External Production, TV3
- Vincent Burke - CEO, Topshelf Productions

From Overseas:
- Amy Alpin, USA - Director Filmmaker Services, IDA
- Bryan Glick, USA - Director of Theatrical Releasing, The Film Collaborative
- Corey Tong, USA - Independent Producer/Writer/Producer Rep/Programming & Acquisitions Consultant
- Fergus Grady, Australia - Acquisitions Consultant, CM Holdings
- Julia Overton, Australia - Consultant
- Ruby Chen, Taiwan - Co-Founder & CEO, CNEX
- Zhang Li, China - Deputy Secretary General of GZDOC

Parking: $5 per hour between 6:30am and 5pm - Capped at $25 per day.

Highly recommended to use Uber or public transport as it is a day where university students will be on campus.

Seats are strictly limited so please BOOK your seats early to avoid disappointment. For the latest details, please visit the Doc Edge website.

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