UK producer John Smithson to attend AIDC 2016

19 January, 2016 by Staff Writer

The Australian International Documentary Conference has confirmed that John Smithson – producer of Touching the Void, 127 Hours and Sherpa – will attend AIDC 2016.

Smithson will participate in a Feature Documentary Masterclass before a screening of Sherpa, which he will attend alongside director Jennifer Peedom and producer Bridget Ikin.


He will also co-present Keynote in Conversation: The Rise of the Superdoc with Phil Craig (Head of ABC Factual, 2012-2015).

Smithson is the co-founder of the UK production company Arrow Media and has produced Deep Water, The Falling Man, The Beckoning Silence and Thrilla in Manila among numerous other projects.

AIDC 2016 takes place at ACMI in Melbourne from February 28-March 2.