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A Family – Q&A with director Jayden Stevens

A Family – Q&A with director Jayden Stevens

July 6th 2019 |
The feature-film debut from MIFF Accelerator Lab alumus Jayden Stevens, A Family is an offbeat comedy about a lonely man who hires actors to play his parents, brother and sister. We caught up with Stevens for a chat about shooting a film in a language you don't speak and creating a showcase of the bizarre and the unfamiliar.
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Measure for Measure - Q&A with director Paul Ireland

Measure for Measure - Q&A with director Paul Ireland

July 5th 2019 |
Following the critically acclaimed Pawno, director Paul Ireland moves from Footscray to Prahran’s commission flats for this contemporary re-interpretation of Shakespeare. MIFF caught up with Ireland to chat about adapting the Bard, casting the city of Melbourne as a character, gangster stories and love stories.
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Adrian Wootton Talks Musical Legends Q+A

Adrian Wootton Talks Musical Legends Q+A

July 4th 2019 |
Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator Lab, Adrian Wootton OBE returns exclusively to Melbourne for another series of his acclaimed Illustrated Film Talks, this year focusing on musical movie legends Sammy Davis Jr, Barbra Streisand, David Bowie and Marilyn Monroe. Wootton will recount these unique stars’ enthralling life stories and career highs, accompanied by swathes of film clips and images from their personal and professional histories.
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MIFF CHAIR CLAIRE DOBBIN AM WINS 2019 JILL ROBB AWARD

MIFF CHAIR CLAIRE DOBBIN AM WINS 2019 JILL ROBB AWARD

April 29th 2019 |
On 5 April, MIFF Chair Claire Dobbin AM was recognised with the 2019 Jill Robb Award for outstanding leadership, achievement and service to the screen industry.
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Ask a Programmer

Ask a Programmer

April 1st 2019 |
Curious about the submission process? Want to know what the MIFF programming team is looking for? We've gone straight to the source and collated the most commonly asked queries directed to our programming team about the MIFF submission process.
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Berlinale Report

Berlinale Report

February 18th 2019 | Film Festivals
MIFF Artistic Director, Al Cossar, shares an insider's view of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival.
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Sundance Report

Sundance Report

February 5th 2019 | Film Festivals
MIFF Programmer, Thomas Caldwell, tells us what he saw, who he saw and what he thought in a round up of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
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MIFF Artistic Director Welcome

MIFF Artistic Director Welcome

October 1st 2018 |
MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar shares his vision for the 2019 Festival.
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TIFF Report by MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar

TIFF Report by MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar

September 24th 2018 |
MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar shares his insights and highlights from TIFF 2018.
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Woman Under the Influence: An Interview with Alia Shawkat

Woman Under the Influence: An Interview with Alia Shawkat

August 21st 2018 | 67th MIFF Critics Campus Film Criticism International Films Interviews MIFF 2018
2018 Critics Campus participant Sam Harris spoke to Alia Shawkat about autobiographical art, the influence of John Cassavetes in her work, and future projects.
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