Acclaimed comedian, writer and director Ben Elton discusses his first Australian film, Three Summers, which screened as MIFF's Centrepiece Gala, with Natalie Bailey - the UK's go-to comedy director (The Thick of It) - about this hilarious multi-story comedy set over three years at a fictional folk-music festival. Ben and Natalie are joined by cast members Michael Caton. Magda Szubanski, Kelton Pel
Co-presented with the Australian Directors’ Guild, the MIFF Talks Pioneering Women panel brought together influential Australian female directors and actors Gillian Armstrong, Claudia Karvan, Nadia Tass, Ana Kokkinos and Clara Law. Moderated by Sam Lang, this is an absolute must-listen (or watch!) if you missed it during the festival. Recorded on Saturday 12 August 2017 at The Wheeler Centre. Watc
MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Keva York interviews The Allins’ director Sam Saif about the family GG Allin left behind.
Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl co-director Ariel Kleiman talks about the project with MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy
Filmmaker Peter Mackie Burns talks to 2017 Critics Campus participant Phoebe Chen about his movie Daphne, his influences and filming London.
MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Amanda Barbour presents a video essay of her interview with legendary composer, filmmaker, historian, writer and sound theorist Michel Chion.
In an interview with director Florian Habicht, MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Dominic Ellis looks behind the theme-park frights in the documentary Spookers.
Delivering a series lectures as part of MIFF’s Industry Public Access Events, developer, writer and lecturer Wendall Thomas speaks to 2017 Critics Campus participant Greer Forrester.
Gillian Armstrong talks Starstruck, High Tide and being a Pioneering Woman in an interview with MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.
MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon speaks to Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong about her film By the Time it Gets Dark
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