Who We Are
The Documentary New Zealand Trust (Doc Edge) is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2004.
To promote documentary, create healthy audience appreciation for documentary and make New Zealand a documentary destination on the world stage.
To lead and support filmmakers to develop and make compelling documentary films and to inspire the creative, business and wider communities to celebrate local and international documentary stories.
Our Programmes / Services
Doc Edge Festival
An Oscar qualifying, Australasia’s premiere international documentary film festival. Held annually in Wellington and Auckland, the Festival showcases the best films from New Zealand and around the world. The Festival includes a Gala Film Awards, Doc Talks, Docs 4 Schools, Q&A sessions, Corporate Hostings and other events.
Screen Edge Forum
A screen industry event that brings together local and international film, TV and other media to explore developments, funding and add value for participants. The Forum includes seminars, panels, masterclasses, networking opportunities and Doc Pitch, a documentary pitching forum for new short and feature festival films and television series.
Story Edge brings together storytellers, designers, creative technologists and producers from across Aotearoa New Zealand to collaborate on transformative, immersive stories told across interactive digital platforms.
Doc Edge Presents
Monthly public screenings of documentaries throughout the year in Auckland and Wellington.
The Documentary New Zealand Trust and Screen Edge Ltd. Annual Returns at the Charities Register.