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MIFF CHAIR CLAIRE DOBBIN AM WINS 2019 JILL ROBB AWARD
By Melanie | 29.04.2019 |

MIFF CHAIR CLAIRE DOBBIN AM WINS 2019 JILL ROBB AWARD

On 5 April, MIFF Chair Claire Dobbin AM was recognised with the 2019 Jill Robb Award for outstanding leadership, achievement and service to the screen industry.
Ask a Programmer
By Melanie | 01.04.2019 |

Ask a Programmer

Curious about the submission process? Want to know what the MIFF programming team is looking for? We've gone straight to the source and collated the most commonly asked queries directed to our programming team about the MIFF submission process.
What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

James Waters sat down with Elizabeth Povinelli, Linda Yarrowin and Cecilia Lewis of the Karrabing Film Collective discuss filmmaking, developing a collective voice and censoring swear words!
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The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

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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Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Ivana Brehas caught up with festival guest David Zellner to discuss the goofy, contemporary Western, Damsel.
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 Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation
By Melanie | 24.07.2018 |

Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation

MIFF Accelerator Lab alumna Miranda Nation makes her feature directorial debut with Undertow, a Geelong-shot psychological thriller about grief and obsession set against the backdrop of local footy culture. Miranda sat down with MIFF to discuss the female experience, #MeToo, men's reactions to women's stories, and Geelong's cinematic coastline.

Undertow is a psychological thriller that combines d

Readings Gift Vouchers for MIFF Members
By Melanie | 04.05.2018 | MIFF Members MIFF 2018

Readings Gift Vouchers for MIFF Members

Renew or become a MIFF Member between May 1 and August 31, and you’ll receive a $5 Readings Gift Voucher in the post with your new Membership Card.
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Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters
By Melanie | 06.08.2017 |

Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

Congratulations to MIFF Artistic Director Michelle Carey, who has been awarded the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017
By Melanie | 02.08.2017 | MIFF 2017 66th MIFF

Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017

Get the most out of MIFF with seasoned festival fan Evan Young's tips for staving off festival fatigue.
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Why Pioneering Women?

Why Pioneering Women?

Pioneering Women co-curator Alexandra Heller-Nicholas takes us into the historical movement that created the foundations for many Australian women filmmakers today.
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