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Meet Dave Thomas, MIFF's Technical Manager | Part 1
By Mel | 19.07.2016 | 65th MIFF Behind the Curtain

Meet Dave Thomas, MIFF's Technical Manager | Part 1

Posted by Michelle Carey, MIFF Artistic Director

I’ve always had a fascination with and deep appreciation for film technicians and projectionists. The better they are at their job, the more the audience doesn’t realise they’re there. But it’s a huge responsibility.

David Thomas is MIFF’s Technical Manager and Freight Handler. I’ve been working with Dave for a long time and admire his ability to

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Gyton Grantley

Introducing MIFF Ambassador Gyton Grantley

This year, in addition to our long-serving, loyal and beloved patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors.

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

Gyton Grantley



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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Anna McGahan

Introducing MIFF Ambassador Anna McGahan

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.

Anna McGahan


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OUI OUI: Spotlight on French films

OUI OUI: Spotlight on French films

Posted by Kate Masters, Bachelor of Media & Communication (Public Relations) at Deakin University, Master of International Business graduate student at University of Melbourne, and MIFF 2016 Intern.
 
Bonjour, Francophiles! While you’re tucking into crepes, croissants and champagne for Bastille Day, we invite you to come storm #MIFF2016 later this month as we showcase new French films, as well as Au

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MIFF Films That Have Stayed With You
By alex | 04.07.2016 | MIFF 2016 65th MIFF

MIFF Films That Have Stayed With You

With the MIFF Program launch one day away, we can't wait to start screening films for MIFF 2016 and begin creating our future memories! In anticipation, the MIFF staff and interns have compiled a list of unforgettable MIFF films from previous festivals. We've laughed, cried and even made our friends vomit! It's been a hell of a ride.


The Intouchables, MIFF 2012 (Dir. Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakach

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5 Must-See Election Films To Get You To The Polls
By alex | 29.06.2016 | MIFF 2016 Documentary 65th MIFF

5 Must-See Election Films To Get You To The Polls

Posted by Alice Burgin, MIFF 2016 Critics Campus Coordinator.

Globally, 2016 seems to have become the year of the election – with Britain voting to leave the EU, Trump and Hilary at odds, and our own Federal election just a few days away. We love democracy, right? Well, just in case you are feeling more than a little underwhelmed, we’ve put together five inspiring films to get you voting.

 

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Getting to know, Louis Theroux
By alex | 29.06.2016 | MIFF 2016 Documentary 65th MIFF

Getting to know, Louis Theroux

Posted by Richard Stephens, Bachelor of Media and Communications at Swinburne University and MIFF 2016 intern.

Louis Theroux is a name synonymous in the art of the documentary. His dulcet, comforting demeanour is notorious for coaxing out his case studies deepest, and usually darkest thoughts, feelings and emotions. Often admissions which otherwise wouldn’t be confessed to their own mothers, Ther

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Time Travel Films To Get You In The Mood

Time Travel Films To Get You In The Mood

If you can't wait for the time-travelling mind-bender The Death and Life of Otto Bloom screening as the MIFF 2016 Opening Night Gala, then now is the perfect time to re-visit classic time travel titles to get you in the mood. Filmmakers have been obsessed with time travel since light started being pointed through a lens and we have a cracking list to get you primed.

Posted by Alexandra Lagerwey,

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Art That Stays With You
By Mel | 08.06.2016 | MIFF 2016 65th MIFF

Art That Stays With You

This year's ace campaign art (above) comes to us courtesy of internationally renowned illustrator Adrian Johnson. A reductionist at heart, Adrian is known for his economical, highly crafted work that derives from obsessively drawing and re-drawing on paper, breaking down ideas and concepts into their purest form. Adrian's work (for clients including Adidas, Coca Cola, IBM, Puma, Stüssy and Volkswa

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