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First launched in 2016, SheDoc is a Documentary Australia Foundation initiative to support female documentary filmmakers, proudly supported by Create NSW and RØDE Microphones.
The 66th Sydney Film Festival has announced the return of Documentary Australia Foundation Award at the 2019 Festival, with 10 finalised and a $10,000 cash prize to the winning film. 
Create NSW has partnered with the Documentary Australia to launch a new round of SheDoc, the targeted initiative supporting female documentary filmmakers with up to $20,000 in funding to undertake self-directed professional development programs.
Director Ben Lawrence was awarded the 2018 Documentary Australia Award for Best Australian Documentary at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival.