We’re excited! CDOC 2018 is confirmed for 20-22 June 2018. Three full days.


The Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival (CDOC) is an annual three day event held at the iconic Theatre Royal in Castlemaine, central Victoria, Australia. It features an international programme showcasing a series of fascinating worlds populated by even more fascinating characters.

The 2018 programme will include Australian cinema premieres plus live and broadcast Q&A sessions. CDOC is presented by Festival Director and dual Emmy Award winner Geoffrey Smith and General Manager, Denise Button.

Castlemaine is an easy 90 minute drive from Melbourne, 1 hour from Ballarat and under 1 hour from Bendigo, Daylesford, Kyneton and Woodend. Or make a weekend of it, with plenty of accommodation options to suit most budgets.

Tickets for all sessions will be available at the venue, with the Box Office opening one hour prior to all screenings.

Supporting businesses

CDOC Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival The Hub Foundation     CDOC Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival The Mill Castlemaine