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MIFF is a not-for-profit organisation, presenting an annual festival since 1952. We are one of the world's oldest film festivals, and a reflection of Melbourne's deep roots in film culture and passion for cinema. Donate to MIFF this #GivingTuesday, 29 November. Your donation makes a significant impact – with your support MIFF can deliver ambitious and distinctive artistic programming, ongoing operational innovation and create memorable big screen and festival community experiences. Donate now

2017 Festival Dates

The 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival dates are announced! We'll be waiting for you in the cinema from 3–20 August 2017. Until then:

2017 Gift Vouchers & Festivals Passports On Sale!

Festive gift giving is a breeze - give the gift of unforgettable cinema experiences at MIFF! Gift Vouchers for 2017 are now available. Or go all-in and treat yourself with a festival Passport – it gets you in to every regular screening and Talking Pictures panel event! Passports are available exclusively to MIFF members. More details on pass offerings coming soon.

2017 Film Submissions

Film submissions for MIFF 2017 are now open at the early bird rate, until 14 December. Filmmakers, we want you! Submit your film for consideration to be part of the 66th Melbourne International Film Festival. (Pictured: Kelly Reichardt, director of MIFF 2016's Certain Women).


2016 Festival Video Wraps

Check out our wrap videos from MIFF 2016! From the Official Wrap to Opening Night Gala (pictured above), Virtual Reality and Filmmaker Perspectives, relive all the amazing moments from this year's festival.

On the MIFF Blog

Find out what MIFF's globetrotting programmers have been up to, with blog posts from Barcelona's In-Edit Music Documentary Festival, and from Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia.

MIFF Membership

Keep the festival experience going throughout the year! MIFF members get in first all year – from invitations to free monthly preview screenings of the latest film releases to concession entry at our cinema partners, as well as festival benefits: priority entrypre-sale and ticket discounts. Find out more and sign up now.

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast

November's Talking Pictures podcast is an energetic discussion between Alice Glenn (No Lights No Lycra) discussing the nuances of capturing dance on film with Celia Rowlson-Hall (Ma, MIFF 2016), Anouk van Dijk (Chunky Move), Gideon Obarzanek (Sydney Dance Company) and Ella Havelka (Ella, MIFF 2016).. Subscribe to MIFF eNews to stay up to date with our monthly podcast series, or subscribe via iTunes!

December MIFF Members' Screening

MIFF Members are heading to see Rosalie Blum in December, thanks to our friends at Palace Cinemas.The best-attended film in the 27-year history of the Alliance Française French Film Festival where it premiered earlier this year, Julien Rappeneau’s enchanting directorial debut Rosalie Blum is a warm, witty and impeccably performed comedy about a random encounter that has unexpected and far-reaching consequences. Get in first all year-round with MIFF Membership. Become a Member now!

Subscribe to Widescreen eNews

Subscribe to MIFF eNews Widescreen because you want to get exclusive MIFF news and freebie giveaways straight to your inbox every month, and daily updates and insider news during the festival. Join the MIFF community!

MIFF on iTunes

Missed it at MIFF? Find it in the MIFF iTunes Super Store! Titles from 2012-2016 are up now, with more to come soon.

Looking for MIFF 2016 Program?

Want to refer to something from the MIFF 2016 program? View the program pages here, or scroll through the digital guide.

2016 Audience Award Winners

The results are in: the winners of the MIFF 2016 Audience Awards presented by Wander Victoria are My Life as a Courgette (Best Feature) and Zach's Ceremony (Best Documentary). Congratulations to all the winners – you can view the full Top 20 here.

2016 Photo Galleries

#MIFF2016 is over but the memories – and the photos – live on! Now live are galleries of events across the festival, including the four big Galas, MIFF Premiere Fund World Premieres, Special Screenings, Talking Pictures panels and guests, Virtual Reality, The Blackhearts Club and more!