Wednesday 1 March, 4 – 7pm

Lecture Theatre,  Arts 1 Building,
14a Symonds Street,
University of Auckland

 * a series of workshops run by Doc Edge through the year with the support of the NZ Film Commission
* featuring leading practitioners discuss and share their expertise in documentary making
* providing mentoring to filmmakers on their work-in-progress projects.
Introducing international guest Amelia Hapsari, Program Director, In-Docs (Indonesia).  Recognised for her work with major Asian documentary initiatives including Good Pitch, Amelia will discuss her work, diversity in storytelling, work/co-productions in Asia and creating compelling documentaries for today’s market.
Following Amelia’s presentation, participants will be invited to join an open conversation with the Clinic panel to discuss your project and obtain valuable feedback.  This Doc Clinic will valuable to documentary filmmakers with work-in-progress projects.
Cost: $30 (including light refreshments)
 AMELIA HAPSARI  Program Director, In-Docs
Amelia Hapsari is the Program Director of In-Docs. She is responsible for improving the infrastructure of Indonesian documentaries, building the needs and the audience for documentaries and connecting documentaries with the vast network of people and institutions who strive to make the world a better place. Through initiatives like Disappearing Sounds, Dare to Dream, and Good Pitch2 Southeast Asia, she builds vast connections and new possibilities for Indonesian documentary scene.
Her past experiences include managing a non-profit production house in East Timor, editing news for China Radio International in Beijing, as well as producing and directing documentaries that have won national and international awards. Her film Fight Like Ahok and Roots won two national awards as best short documentaries, while her production in East Timor Youth Parliament won Next Generation Award at Prix Jeunesse, a prestigious festival for children television programs in Germany.
Promoting Documentary Films in Indonesia
Since 2002, In-Docs has conducted workshops in more than 13 cities in Indonesia, discovering raw talents and producing documentaries from unlikely places with a quality that is widely recognized among the Indonesian film scene and abroad. More than 30 film communities and universities have partnered with In-Docs to show and discuss documentary films. Currently In-Docs is working with international partners to connect Indonesian (and Southeast Asian) filmmakers with the market, change-makers and educators.
Dare to Dream Asia
9 documentary films from 7 Asian countries for Asian and global audience.
9 unique documentary films by most talented filmmakers from 7 Asian countries are in production with the mentorship of the world’s best professionals. In the past two years, the films have been selected and awarded in more than 10 international forums and funding competition.
Good Pitch Southeast Asia
Making good films go further
Good Pitch brings together documentary filmmakers with foundations, NGOs, campaigners, philanthropists, policymakers, brands and media around leading social and environmental issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the films and good for society. Since 2008, more than 2200 organizations have attended Good Pitch worldwide, representing all areas of civil society. Originally created by BRITDOC and Sundance Film Institute, Good Pitch has supported more than 80 documentary films with overwhelming results. In-Docs is hosting the first Good Pitch 2 Southeast Asia, a satellite event of Good Pitch in Jakarta, 4 May 2017.
Doc Clinic is proudly supported by, The NZ Film Commission, The Faculty of Arts, University of Auckland and The Asia NZ Film Foundation.