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Pericles Films’ Andrew Wiseman joins AIDC

The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), which taps the documentary, factual and unscripted industry Down Under,  has brought on board Pericles Films principal Andrew Wiseman as its CEO and conference ...
November 15, 2016

The Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), which taps the documentary, factual and unscripted industry Down Under,  has brought on board Pericles Films principal Andrew Wiseman as its CEO and conference director, replacing the outgoing Britt Arthur.

Wiseman (pictured) has spent more than 30 years as an independent producer and director and is credited with producing or co-producing such films as Kokoda and the Australian Film Institute Award-winning docs My Brother Jack and After the Deluge. He has also developed dramatic fiction films including Curtain and Waiting at the Royal.

The veteran filmmaker’s projects have screened internationally at such film festivals as the Venice Film Festival, Banff World Television Festival, Sydney Film Festival and Melbourne International Film Festival.

The AIDC runs March 5 to 8 in Melbourne, and was most-recently granted renewed funding support until 2020 from the Victorian Government and Film Victoria.

 

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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