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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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Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

August 2nd 2017 | Women Filmmakers Shorts MIFF 2017 Australian Films 66th MIFF
Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.
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Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia

Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia

November 2nd 2016 | Shorts Indonesia

MIFF Shorts and Next Gen Programmer Thomas Caldwell visited Indonesia as a guest of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta to present a workshop to local filmmakers. 

On Wednesday 12 October I was very fortunate and honoured to be part of the launch of the new short film competition for Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia. This new festival is an initiative of the Australian Emba

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The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall

The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall

July 29th 2016 | Shorts MIFF 2016 Festival Guests 65th MIFF

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 (and just as worth catching after, too!)

Here are some of our favourites:

THE AUDITION from celia rowlson-hall on Vimeo.

 

SILENT STREET from celia rowlson-hall on Vimeo.

 

THE MAGICIAN fr

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Spotlight on Documentary Shorts

Spotlight on Documentary Shorts

July 15th 2016 | Shorts MIFF 2016 Documentary

Posted by Jillian Tan, Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) at RMIT University and MIFF 2016 Intern.

Storytelling has and always will be a necessary presence in cultures around the world. Since the beginning of civilisation, stories featuring myths and legends have endured and enchanted the masses, conveying important meanings and symbolisms that explore both the historical and the traditional. In t

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Spotlight on Southeast Asian Shorts

Spotlight on Southeast Asian Shorts

July 13th 2016 | Shorts MIFF 2016

Posted by Jillian Tan, Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) at RMIT University and MIFF 2016 Intern.

At the third annual conference of New Southeast Asian Cinemas in 2006, Monash University film professor David Hanan reported witnessing an ‘explosion’ in Southeast Asian filmmaking. Since then, films from that particular region have been increasing both in numbers and in calibre—showcasing great tale

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