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(MIFF 2005)

Accelerator brings together some of the region's brightest new filmmaking talent. In the heat of MIFF's first weekend, from 22nd-25th July, Accelerator has invited 13 writer/directors from Australia and New Zealand to participate in this dynamic program of presentations, workshops, meetings, parties and screenings with local and international industry specialists. This programme includes... * [Nothing Special] (Helena Brroks, 13 mins) * [The Station] (Karen Colston, 7mins) * [Lustful] (Ali Kasapoglu, 9mins) * [Going to the Dogs] (Paul Alberton, 10 mins) * [The Little Things] (Reina Webster, 12 mins) * [Hunter Finkelstein] (Michael Weisler, 14 mins) * [Fish] (Eron Sheean, 13 mins) Now in its second year, Accelerator is a Melbourne International Film Festival initiative in partnership with the Australian Film Commission and Film Victoria, and in association with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

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