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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | VR Masterclass

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | VR Masterclass

Virtual Reality (VR) is redefining the approach of contemporary filmmaking. Learn about the cutting-edge technology, immersive storytelling and the challenges of virtual reality with Australian VR filmmakers Oscar Raby (The Turning Forest/Easter Rising), Penelope Thomas (VR Noir), Martin Taylor (VR Noir), Michael Beets (Jafri) and Tracey Taylor (executive producer, The Pulse VR). Moderated by Geor

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Michel Chion: The Audio-Spectator

Michel Chion: The Audio-Spectator

As part of Michel Chion’s historic and unlikely-to-be repeated visit to Australia, he will present an epic, two-and-a-half-hour concert for ten surround-speakers featuring three classic compositions.
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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with Jonathan Rosenbaum
By haydn | 04.04.2017 |

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with Jonathan Rosenbaum

Philippa Hawker speaks with esteemed film scholar/journalist Jonathan Rosenbaum about his writing, film culture and the state of cinema today.

Philippa Hawker has been writing on film and the arts for The Age and Fairfax Media since 1997. She is a former editor of the Australian film journal Cinema Papers.

Jonathan Rosenbaum was the principal film critic at the Chicago Reader from 1987 until 200

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | What Next, Cinephilia?
By haydn | 04.04.2017 |

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | What Next, Cinephilia?

Co-presented with MIFF Critics Campus

Prestigious film festivals, curated streaming sites, international podcasts – for a new generation of cinephile, the potential for discovery is endless! But is our access in abundance a good thing? Or just creating more problems?

Join ABC RN's Jason Di Rosso along with Jonathan Rosenbaum (film critic and author, USA), David Jenkins (Little White Lies, UK), C

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with the Moras

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with the Moras

Join Melbourne gallerist William Mora (pictured on the right) and filmmaker Philippe Mora (pictured in the middle) as they share their unbelievable family story with Trevor Graham (pictured on the left), the director behind the MIFF 2016 Premiere Fund-supported film, Monsieur Mayonnaise. Find out more about the film and upcoming screenings.

Watch the video in full.

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | The Family: Behind the Cult

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | The Family: Behind the Cult

Journalist Martin McKenzie-Murray hears the incredible story from some of the survivors of one of Australia’s most notorious cults, The Family. Also on the panel is Lex de Man, the detective who uncovered their story and Rosie Jones, the director of The Family, a MIFF Premiere Fund supported documentary in world premiere at MIFF 2016. The film is on release cinemas from 23 February 2017. Find out

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International Film Festival & Awards Macao Report
By lauren | 30.01.2017 |

International Film Festival & Awards Macao Report

MIFF programmer Al Cossar ventured to the inaugural International Film Festival & Awards Macao in December 2016.
MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Truth is Fiction

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Truth is Fiction

In documentary filmmaking, the aim to capture the subject can at times be elusive. How can a filmmaker explore a personality that won’t allow an audience in? Genevieve Bailey is joined by MIFF 2016 directors David Farrier (Tickled), Robert Greene (Kate Plays Christine), Kim Snyder (Newtown) and Andrew Wiseman (On Richard’s Side) as they address the question of whether filmmakers can ever capture r

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MIFF Staff Top 10s of 2016
By alex | 05.12.2016 | MIFF 2016

MIFF Staff Top 10s of 2016

We understand, 2016 has been quite the year. Leonard Cohen, Gene Wilder, Anton Yelchin, Prince, Alan Rickman, David Bowie, Brexit, Trump... 

At least there have been some ripper films in 2016 and we are here to remind you of the good times. With a nice, long summer ahead of us, now is the perfect time to catch up on some of the MIFF staffs picks and get ready for MIFF 2017!

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Bodies in Motion

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Bodies in Motion

To depict dance on film requires a balance between a meaningful and accurate display of the movement whilst making use of the filmic techniques of the medium. Alice Glenn (No Lights No Lycra) discusses the nuances of capturing dance on film with Celia Rowlson-Hall (Ma, MIFF 2016), Anouk van Dijk (Chunky Move), Gideon Obarzanek (Sydney Dance Company) and Ella Havelka (Ella, MIFF 2016).

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