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Accelerator Programme One

(MIFF 2007, Accelerator)

Two must-see short fiction film programmes from the hottest new filmmaking talent in Australia and New Zealand.
Accelerator is also about the filmmakers themselves. Now in its fourth year, Accelerator has firmly cemented its place as an esteemed industry event run over four days for selected filmmakers to develop their skills, craft and contacts on national and international levels. Films screening as part of Accelerator Programme 1 include:

Spider (Australia)
Clean Linen (New Zealand)
Advantage (Australia)
catch fish (Australia)
Crossbow (Australia)
Fast Lane (Australia)
Katoomba (Australia)

See also...


UK, 2004
A solitary mole man's routine existence is rocked by the arrival of a potential companion. With his desire for contact at war with his suspicion of others, the mole man makes a series of attempts to … More »


'Abbas Kiarostami has had extensive influence on world filmmaking over his 30-year career, particularly in Iran and developing countries. 10 on Ten,a self-contained masterclass on cinema, succinctly … More »


Singapore, 2004
Singapore'Growing up in the world's most oppressive nanny state can be bad for your mental health, and 15 tells it like it is. 26-year-old Royston Tan's social satire has given local censors their bi… More »


Hong Kong/China, 2004
20: 30: 40 Hong Kong/ChinaSex and the City Taipei-style. Nominated for the Golden Bear at this year's Berlin Film Festival, this irresistible film from Sylvia Chang is a fun and entertaining romantic… More »

2D or not 2D

Netherlands/Canada, 2004
2D or Not 2DNetherlands/Canada When Paul Driessen unleashes his legendary imagination, things are never as they seem to be. 2D or Not 2D is a love story that illustrates the human capacity to spin fi… More »

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