The Documentary New Zealand Trust
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The Documentary New Zealand Trust is a non-for-profit charitable organisation based in Auckland which was founded in 2004.
The Trust mission is to lead and inspire the creative, business and wider communities to develop and celebrate documentary stories.
The Trust vision is to create healthy audience appreciation for documentary and make New Zealand a documentary destination on the world stage.
The Trust runs activities throughout the year including the Doc Edge Festival, Screen Edge Forum, Doc Pitch, Docs 4 Schools, Doc Talks, Story Edge and Doc Edge Presents.
Doc Edge Festival, an Academy Award® qualifying festival, is New Zealand's only and Australasia's premiere international competitive documentary film festival held annually in Auckland and Wellington. It showcases the very best documentary films from New Zealand and around the World. The Festival includes Gala Film Awards, Q&A sessions with filmmakers, Docs 4 Schools, Doc Talks, corporate hosting, social functions and more.
Screen Edge Forum is the leading screen industry conference held during Doc Edge Festival. The Forum brings together local and international film, TV and other media to explore developments, funding and add value for participants. It includes seminars, panels, masterclasses, networking opportunities and Doc Pitch, a documentary pitching forum for new short and short, feature festival films and television series.
Story Edge is a digital storytelling development and exhibition programme to scaffold and develop content across all media/platforms through collaboration between diverse industry sectors and genres.
Doc Edge Presents are monthly public screenings of documentaries throughout the year in Auckland and Wellington.
Doc Edge Festival 2016 - Princess Shaw rocks the Roxy Cinema
Doc Edge Festival 2016 Opening Night: Be Here Now - The Andy Whitfield Story
Official Selection Doc Edge Festival 2016