Industry Events & Passes

Events for screen professionals from 26 - 29 June in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

Doc Edge is very excited to announce Doc Edge Industry 2024, a 4-day screen professional event from 26 – 29 June in Ōtautahi Christchurch.  This a great platform for screen professionals from New Zealand and abroad to come together to meet, share ideas, network, problem solve, and ultimately to make great content!

Our Pitch event features 22 finalists from all around the world sharing their incredible stories while the Forum is packed full of change-makers and decision-makers ready to open discussions on the most compelling issues facing us today.

All Doc Edge Industry events will be based at the beautiful Christchurch Town Hall which is near the city centre, packed full of great galleries, shops, restaurants, bars, and the already iconic Riverside Market.

Tickets are very limited so be sure to get yours soon to avoid disappointment!  

Guests & Speakers

Doc Edge is excited to bring over 40 local and international filmmakers, leading documentary experts, funders, commissioners, sales agents, distributors, acquisition managers, co-production partners, festival programmers, and marketplace managers and mentors together in Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand.

Headlining our event this year is Ted Hope, Doc Edge Superhero 2024, along with several award-winning filmmakers and industry professionals who bring vast amounts of experience and insight.  We are looking forward to welcoming them as speakers and facilitators at Pitch and Forum events.

Ted Hope

Doc Edge Superhero 2024

We deserve a culture predicated on today’s realities, not yesterday’s routine. As an independent-film producer and an avid fan of ambitious and diverse work in all forms—and as a citizen of the world—I am always excited to keep up with the changing times. But nothing has prepared me for the onslaught of the last few years.

Key Dates & Events

All industry events will be held from 26 – 29 June at Christchurch Town Hall.

PITCH

26-27 June

Doc Edge Pitch – Wayfinding connects local and international decision-makers and filmmakers with a reimagining of the traditional pitching approach. Rather than fostering competition, we’re looking to support every project to get to the next step.

AwARDS

27 June

Doc Edge Awards is an exciting evening celebrating excellence in documentary from local and international filmmakers. The winners of best International films and best NZ films will receive an Oscar® consideration.

FORUM

28-29 June

Doc Edge Forum features keynotes from renowned industry professionals as well as sessions geared towards addressing the current issues affecting our industry.
Be part of the conversation to share knowledge and find solutions.

MARKET

26-29 June

Doc Edge Market is a virtual film market that allows filmmakers to showcase their work to industry professionals including funders and commissioners. In Christchurch, the Market will be accessible at the Town Hall during the Industry Events.

Passes

All industry events are ticketed with limited seating capacity.   We acknowledge that times are uncertain for many in our industry and want to show our support by offering Doc Edge Industry accreditations at half-price for a limited time.  Industry and student concessions are also available.

Concession & Discounts

Event Registration

  • Full use the code Community2024 to get half-price to a Four Day Pass for only $199.50 or a Two Day Pass for $149.5
  • Industry Concession is for members of industry organisations which include – AAANZ, Equity New Zealand, DEGNZ, Film Auckland, Ngā Aho Whakaari, NZAPG, NZ Cinematographers Society, NZ Game Developers Association, NZ Writers Guild, Pacific Island Screen Artists (PISA), Pan Asian Screen Collective (PASC), Screen Music and Sound Guild, Screen Industry Guild, Stunt Guild of NZ, SPADA and WIFT NZ
  • Student Concession simply requires proof of a student ID will be required when collecting the Pass on the day

Accommodation – Book with our Christchurch accommodation partners to enjoy savings during your stay in Christchurch during the festival period from 19 – 30 June.  Book Christchurch accommodation.

4-Day (All Events) Pass

  • Entitles pass-holders access to all four-day industry events from 26 – 29 June. 
  • Pass is non transferable
  • A total of 100 passes are available only.
  • Full $399
  • Industry Members $299

    Industry proof required. Refer to Industry concession notes above.

  • Students $199

    Students ID as proof required.

2-Day (Forum only) Pass

  • Entitles pass-holders access to 2-day forum event from 28 – 29 June. 
  • Pass is non transferable
  • A total of 160 passes are available only.
  • Full $299
  • Industry Members $199

    Industry proof required. Refer to Industry concession notes above.

  • Students $99

    Students ID as proof required.

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