Speaker Details

Full Name
Paul Wiegard
Madman Entertainment
CEO & Co-founder
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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 20 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) and Co-Chair of Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC). Paul is a graduate of the AFTRS Master of Screen Art and Business.
Paul Wiegard