Doc Edge 2011 will run slightly earlier than this year’s edition. The Lab runs 19-21 February, the Forum 25-27 February. 9 January is the deadline for applications for both the Lab and Forum Pitch competition.
As well as closing up the application process on 9 January, the date is also the closing date to get earlybird pricing for the Forum.
Speakers so far confirmed for the Forum include Peter Hamilton, Tom and Sumner Burstyn, Carmel Travers and Pat Ferns. Earlybird pricing is $575 for a three-day Forum pass, $345 for students. Both prices include GST.
Other dates announced are for the festival. In Auckland, the festival will run 16 February – 6 March at Event Cinemas Newmarket, the Academy and Victoria Theatre (Devonport). In Wellington, the festival will run 10 – 27 March at Angelika at Reading Cinemas Courtenay and Wellington City Gallery.
Next year’s Awards Night will be 24 February in Auckland.