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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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Director in Focus: An Interview with Peter Strickland

Director in Focus: An Interview with Peter Strickland

August 19th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Critics Campus Interviews
2019 Melbourne International Film Festival guest Peter Strickland talked to Critics Campus participant Isabella Trimboli about his career in the context of the festival's Director in Focus retrospective.
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Vai: An Interview with Nicole Whippy

Vai: An Interview with Nicole Whippy

August 19th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Critics Campus Interviews MIFF 2019
2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Jamie Tram talks to Nicole Whippy, one of the directors of the portmanteau film Vai.
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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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Peter Strickland on...In Fabric: A Video Interview

Peter Strickland on...In Fabric: A Video Interview

August 17th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Critics Campus Festival Guests Interviews
In this video interview, 2019 festival guest Peter Strickland speaks to MIFF Critics Campus participant Olivia Bennett about his latest film, In Fabric.
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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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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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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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Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

August 17th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Eliza Janssen interviews the writer/director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Undertow, Miranda Nation.
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The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

August 16th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng spoke to Yellow is Forbidden director Pietra Brettkelly about her artistic process, and the responsibility of being a documentary filmmaker.
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