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Q&A with Jungle director Greg McLean

Q&A with Jungle director Greg McLean

Greg McLean, director of Opening Night film Jungle answers a few questions about the wild shoot for the film, and returning to MIFF 12 years after his debut feature Wolf Creek screened.
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Q&A with Priscilla Cameron

Q&A with Priscilla Cameron

Priscilla Cameron, director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported film The Butterfly Tree, speaks about her process and the impact the film had on her personally.
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Wendall Thomas Q&A

Wendall Thomas Q&A

Five questions for celebrated LA-based developer Wendall Thomas, who returns exclusively to Melbourne for more of her popular series unlocking the secrets of film writing.
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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | We Are Here: Jessica Brillhart on Virtual Reality

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | We Are Here: Jessica Brillhart on Virtual Reality

The principal VR filmmaker at Google, Jessica Brillhart has been demonstrating the power of the VR medium through numerous award winning shorts and documentaries.

Martin Brown (AFTRS) joined her at MIFF 2016 to discuss the nascent medium of VR, and her exploration of the cinematic language of VR.

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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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