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PAUL WIEGARD

MADMAN ENTERTAINMENT

Co-Founder of Madman Entertainment (Est 1996) a leading independent film distribution and rights management company, with offices in Australia and New Zealand. Home to more than 80 employees across all divisions, including theatrical sales, marketing, publicity, digital aggregation and agency distribution. Madman has investment shareholdings in local production companies and renowned for its commitment to quality Australian, foreign film and feature documentary content.  Paul has Executive Producer credits on more than 15 feature and documentary films.

Over the past decade has distributed more than 15 Oscar nominated feature documentaries.  On December 1, 2016 launched DocPlay, a specialised streaming service dedicated to curating a collection of the world’s best documentary content.

Currently, President – Australian Independent Distributors Association (AIDA), Board Member of AHEDA and Australian Centre of The Moving Image (ACMI). Paul is a graduate of the AFTRS Master of Screen Art and Business.

Ready, Steady, Pitch!

Paul is accepting pitches at SCREEN FOREVER 2018.

PAUL WIEGARD

Founder and Managing Director

WHAT DON’T I KNOW?

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

A guide to the future skills that you need to survive the ever-changing media production landscape. Three things you should know more about to get ahead: Understanding Data and why it’s important to you as a Producer in finding your audience; Design Thinking and its relevance to Content Creation and Connecting with audience; Doing global […]

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