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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | The Family: Behind the Cult

On 31/01/2017 at 11:00 am

Journalist Martin McKenzie-Murray hears the incredible story from some of the survivors of one of Australia’s most notorious cults, The Family. Also on the panel is Lex de Man, the detective who uncov...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Truth is Fiction

On 06/12/2016 at 9:00 am

In documentary filmmaking, the aim to capture the subject can at times be elusive. How can a filmmaker explore a personality that won’t allow an audience in? Genevieve Bailey is joined by MIFF 2016 di...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Bodies in Motion

On 08/11/2016 at 12:00 pm

To depict dance on film requires a balance between a meaningful and accurate display of the movement whilst making use of the filmic techniques of the medium. Alice Glenn (No Lights No Lycra) discusse...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast: In Conversation with Terence Davies

On 06/09/2016 at 2:00 pm

Join the conversation with ‘Britain’s greatest living auteur’ Terence Davies as he discusses his latest film, Sunset Song, with David Stratton. ... Recorded on Sunday 31 July 2016 at Federation Hall, ...

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Synchronous 360 VR at MIFF

On 09/08/2016 at 8:15 am

Synchronous 360 Video Playback will enable audiences with no prior exposure to VR to experience this new technology as seamlessly as possible.

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65 Seconds with Sotiris Dounoukos

On 04/08/2016 at 1:07 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Jane Allsop

On 04/08/2016 at 10:00 am

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors. ... So that you can get to know them a little more,...

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Rhys Muldoon

On 04/08/2016 at 10:00 am

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors. ... So that you can get to know them a little more,...

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All About VR at MIFF

On 02/08/2016 at 10:10 am

Long speculated on and dreamed about in science fiction, virtual reality is finally reality! For filmmakers and film-goers alike, it's re-writing the rules of how we create and consume entertainment. ...

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Behind the Scenes: Directed From Memory

On 29/07/2016 at 9:00 pm

Directed From Memory is a short online film following MIFF member Keith Gove as he writes, directs and acts out his memory of the Takashi Miike thriller, Audition — a film he saw once at MIFF over 15 ...

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The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall

On 29/07/2016 at 4:00 pm

Ma may be Celia Rowlson-Hall's debut feature film, but the talented director and choreographer has made some extraordinary short films and music videos which are well worth catching before you see Ma ...

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65 Seconds With Jocelyn Moorhouse

On 22/07/2016 at 5:00 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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65 Seconds With Fran Strine

On 22/07/2016 at 4:00 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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65 Seconds with David Stubbs

On 22/07/2016 at 4:00 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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Jerry Lewis: The Total Filmmaker Retrospective

On 20/07/2016 at 10:30 am

To celebrate the MIFF 2016 Jerry Lewis program, the Melbourne-based online film journal Senses of Cinema has published a specially commissioned dossier on all things Jerry, called Deconstructing Jerry...

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Meet Dave Thomas, MIFF's Technical Manager | Part 2

On 19/07/2016 at 6:00 pm

Posted by Michelle Carey, MIFF Artistic Director ... David Thomas is MIFF’s Technical Manager and Freight Handler. Dave celebrates 30 years at the Melbourne Film Festival this year, so we thought it w...

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Meet Dave Thomas, MIFF's Technical Manager | Part 1

On 19/07/2016 at 3:00 pm

Posted by Michelle Carey, MIFF Artistic Director ... I’ve always had a fascination with and deep appreciation for film technicians and projectionists. The better they are at their job, the more the au...

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Gyton Grantley

On 15/07/2016 at 11:00 am

This year, in addition to our long-serving, loyal and beloved patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors. ... So that you can get to know them and their love...

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Anna McGahan

On 15/07/2016 at 10:00 am

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors. ... So that you can get to know them a little more,...

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OUI OUI: Spotlight on French films

On 13/07/2016 at 7:00 pm

Posted by Kate Masters, Bachelor of Media & Communication (Public Relations) at Deakin University, Master of International Business graduate student at University of Melbourne, and MIFF 2016 Intern. B...

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