Emmy award winning producers, Marc Smerling
and Zac Pointer are set to headline the Australian International documentary conference in February.
Smerling, cinematographer and producer, and Pontier, editor, co-writer and co-producer, of the HBO documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
will be keynote speakers at Aidc 2016 from February 28
to March 2.
Smerling.s production credits include All Good Things, Catfish
, a 2011 documentary feature about the perils of social networking, and Capturing the Friedmans
, (2003) winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and nominee for an Academy Award for Best Documentary.
The Aidc has also opened earlybird registration for the event..
Pontier co produced Catfish
, and edited Sundance award winner Martha Marcy May Marlene
and SXSW award winner NY Export: Opus Jazz
, He was awarded the 2015 Primetime Emmy for Editing and Outstanding Documentary Series for The Jinx.
Both Smerling and Pontier will be participating