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Waiting for The Waiting Room: Rolf de Heer on the Future of VR

Waiting for The Waiting Room: Rolf de Heer on the Future of VR

August 21st 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Interviews Virtual Reality
Australian filmmaker Rolf de Heer speaks to 2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Zach Karpinellison about his latest collaboration with directors Mark Eland and Molly Reynolds; the groundbreaking 3D VR experience The Waiting Room.
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Through the Looking Glass: An Interview with Sequin in a Blue Room’s Conor Leach

Through the Looking Glass: An Interview with Sequin in a Blue Room’s Conor Leach

August 18th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Interviews MIFF 2019
Conor Leach dazzles in Samuel Van Grinsven’s Sequin in a Blue Room, who chats to 2019 Critics Campus participant about his role in the film and queer culture both on screen and off in Australia today.
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In My Blood It Runs: An Interview with Maya Newell

In My Blood It Runs: An Interview with Maya Newell

August 17th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Documentary Interviews
Filmmaker Maya Newell talks to 2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Claire Cao about her latest documentary, In My Blood It Runs.
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Australian Stories, International Stories: An Interview with Animals Director Sophie Hyde

Australian Stories, International Stories: An Interview with Animals Director Sophie Hyde

August 15th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Film Criticism Women Filmmakers
Australian filmmaker Sophie Hyde speaks to 2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Zoë Almeida Goodall about her latest film Animals and her career more broadly.
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“The Blue Room is Limitless”: In Conversation with Samuel Van Grinsven, Director of Sequin in a Blue Room

“The Blue Room is Limitless”: In Conversation with Samuel Van Grinsven, Director of Sequin in a Blue Room

August 15th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Film Criticism
2019 Critics Campus participant Luke McCarthy talks to Australian filmmaker Samuel Van Grinsven about his feature debut, Sequin in a Blue Room.
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In My Blood It Runs, Four Ways

In My Blood It Runs, Four Ways

August 12th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Film Criticism MIFF 2019 Women Filmmakers
Maya Newell’s In My Blood It Runs is considered from a range of different critical perspectives by four of our 2019 Critics Campus participants, including Michael Sun, Isabella Trimboli, Jamie Tram, and Olivia Bennett.
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Beyond the Boundary: An Interview with The Merger director Mark Grentell

Beyond the Boundary: An Interview with The Merger director Mark Grentell

August 21st 2018 | MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Critics Campus participant Claire White talks to director Mark Grentell about The Merger.
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What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

August 19th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Festival Guests Experimental Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
James Waters sat down with Elizabeth Povinelli, Linda Yarrowin and Cecilia Lewis of the Karrabing Film Collective discuss filmmaking, developing a collective voice and censoring swear words!
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Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

August 18th 2018 | Shorts MIFF 2018 Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon speaks with Hyun Lee, director of the short film Asian Girls screening in the WTF Shorts package.
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The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

August 17th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Interviews Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Critics Campus intern Faith Everard speaks with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina.
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