Documentary Exists in New Zealand: Documentary Edge International Film Festival 2018

Image result for Documentary Edge International Film Festival 2018At the very far east corner of the world, there is a very special event specifically organized for filmmakers, directors, producers and cinema lovers of all kinds. In 2018, New Zealand opens the doors for the 13th time with Documentary Edge International Film Festival to the documentary filmmakers and producers from all around the world. Inviting special guests on documentary filmmaking and holding special screenings with Q&A sessions, New Zealand’s Documentary Edge International Film Festival aims at creating a lively and fruitful atmosphere both for festival participants and New Zealand citizens.

Since 2005, Doc Edge Festival struggles to reflect different perceptions of cinema while inviting foreign guests from all over the world. Workshops, special screenings, interviews and discussion panels contribute to the scope of the festival while increasing the chances of the public to benefit from free events and discussions with directors.

Highlights from Doc Edge Festival 2018

  • Doc Edge Festival organized the screenings, cinema forums and discussions in different cinema venues of Auckland and Wellington at the end of May and first weeks of June. Wellington’s Roxy cinema and Auckland’s Q Theatre are the centers for the festival.
  • Doc Edge Festival of New Zealand is one of the most famous festivals in the world which is qualified for Academy Awards with the Short Documentary Subject category.
  • The awards that are offered by Doc Edge Festival are mainly divided into two categories: local and international
  • Local Awards are divided into seven categories while international awards are only given for three categories
  • Among local awards, there are best New Zealand short film, best New Zealand feature film, best New Zealand director, best New Zealand cinematography, best New Zealand editing, best New Zealand emerging filmmaker, and best New Zealand students’ film categories.
  • Among international awards, there are best international short film, best international feature film, and best international director

Doc Edge Festival is one of the most attractive event in NZ.

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