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Keeping It Real: Women Paving the Way in Australian Documentary
05.08.2016

Keeping It Real: Women Paving the Way in Australian Documentary

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley explores gender parity, cultural policy and the recent success of Australian women documentarians.
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Double Fantasy: Jerry Lewis’s The Ladies Man and The Nutty Professor
04.08.2016

Double Fantasy: Jerry Lewis’s The Ladies Man and The Nutty Professor

Critics Campus 2016 participant Jessica Ellicott examines the role of fantasy in two of Jerry Lewis’s classic comedies.
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65 Seconds with Sotiris Dounoukos
04.08.2016

65 Seconds with Sotiris Dounoukos

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of the faces you'll be seeing over the 18 days.

Your name: Sotiris Dounoukos

Your film: Joe Cinque’s Consolation

Where are you from:
Australia

How long have you been making films:
14 years

Without

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Rhys Muldoon
04.08.2016

Introducing MIFF Ambassador Rhys Muldoon

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors.

So that you can get to know them a little more, and their love for MIFF, we asked them to sit down and talk about all things cinema, MIFF and what they are looking forward to for 2016.

What role has MIFF played in your life so far?
As a lover of,

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Jane Allsop
04.08.2016

Introducing MIFF Ambassador Jane Allsop

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors.

So that you can get to know them a little more, and their love for MIFF, we asked them to sit down and talk about all things cinema, MIFF and what they are looking forward to for 2016.

What role has MIFF played in your life so far?
I’ve always atte

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The Story of Adult Animation
03.08.2016

The Story of Adult Animation

In the first Critics Campus 2016 article, Dominic Barlow tells the story of animation for adult viewers.
MIFF 2016 Critics Campus Animation
Q&A with Ella Director Douglas Watkins
02.08.2016

Q&A with Ella Director Douglas Watkins

One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, Ella will have its world premiere at this year's festival. Written and directed by Douglas Watkin, the film follows the journey of Ella Havelka, the first Indigenous dancer with The Australian Ballet!

We sat down with Douglas and producer Veronica Fury, and asked them a few questions.

You have directed many stories about indigenous people's lives –

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All About VR at MIFF
02.08.2016

All About VR at MIFF

Long speculated on and dreamed about in science fiction, virtual reality is finally reality! For filmmakers and film-goers alike, it's re-writing the rules of how we create and consume entertainment. The implications and possibilities for cinema are immense, and exciting. As part of the 65th MIFF, this year we're presenting a special Virtual Reality program, offering a unique opportunity to strap

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Behind the Scenes: Directed From Memory
29.07.2016

Behind the Scenes: Directed From Memory

Directed From Memory is a short online film following MIFF member Keith Gove as he writes, directs and acts out his memory of the Takashi Miike thriller, Audition — a film he saw once at MIFF over 15 years ago.

Here, we go behind the scenes to see how it all came together.

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The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall
29.07.2016

The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall

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.

 

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