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How To Buy Tickets

Tickets to film screenings and events at MIFF are purchased through the individual film or event session page. Find these by clicking on Full Program or click on the toolbar icons Films A-Z, Special Events or in the Calendar to search, filter, view and arrange your selections and purchase tickets.

You can filter by date/time, access, venues, countries, directors and more. 

Scroll down to the ticketing section at the bottom of each session page. Need more help? Have a look at the Ticketing FAQ or call MIFF Box Office 03 8660 4898.

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2017 Mini Passes

With a Mini Pass you may book into 10 sessions (with a bonus 3 sessions before 5pm on weekdays). A Mini Pass is great value: it saves you money, allows you to explore and enjoy more films and includes most of the festival's ticketed Talking Pictures panels and discussions.

MIFF Member: $135 | Full: $160 | Concession: $145
Booking fees may apply.

Buy a Mini Pass

Powershop Pass

Switch your electricity to Powershop and you’ll receive a six-ticket Powershop Pass (valued at $117) to MIFF 2017.

MIFF made the switch to Powershop in 2014 and we’re proud to be partnering with Powershop, who are Australia’s greenest electricity retailer (Greenpeace Green Electricity Guide, 2015). Find out more and switch now to grab your exclusive Powershop Pass. Don’t delay – this offer ends 11 August 2017.

Switch to Powershop

2017 Gift Vouchers

Give the gift of an unforgettable cinema experience! 

The recipient of a MIFF Gift Voucher can redeem the voucher against a 12-month MIFF Membership, eMini Pass, Passport or 2017 festival tickets (excluding Gala events). Festival tickets will go on sale 14 July 2017.

Note: 2017 Gift Vouchers expire 11.59pm 20 August 2017.

Buy a Gift Voucher

MIFF Membership – Festival Perks For You!

MIFF Members can access over $300 worth of value and savings each year, including the best festival perks: priority venue entry at all MIFF sessions, ticket and Mini Pass discounts, exclusive option to purchase the Festival Passport (you can book into every regular festival session), plus Secure Parking discounts and more. For the ultimate MIFF experience, become a Premium Member and enjoy a guaranteed reserved seat at every session, personal booking service and more exclusive benefits. Run, don't walk!

Renew or Become a MIFF Member!

2017 Festival Passports

Available exclusively to MIFF Members, Festival Passports are the ultimate MIFF experience for cinephiles and film addicts, ensuring access* to every film and Talking Pictures panel at all venues throughout the festival (excluding special events). Your MIFF Membership must be valid for the span of the 2017 festival (3-20 August 2017) in order to purchase a Passport.

2017 Festival Passport: $369
Booking fee may apply

Buy a Passport

*A Festival Passport must be used to book into each session. If a session is booked out, the Passport cannot be used for entry.

MIFF Schools

Now in its 11th year, MIFF Schools (previously known as Next Gen) is an initiative by the Melbourne International Film Festival to enrich the cinema experience for younger viewers.

Eight films, in languages most commonly taught in Victorian schools, have been programmed and scheduled with school screenings in mind, and bookings from schools are open now.

Make a School Booking