Media Releases

2024

17 January 2024 – Damien Hodgkinson Appointed CEO of Melbourne International Film Festival (276KB)

2023

19 August 2023 – MIFF’s Final Weekend in Cinemas: 2023 Award Winners Announced (1.2MB)

12 August 2023 – MIFF 71 Shorts Awards Winners Announced 2023 (6.1MB)

3 August 2023 – Opening Tonight: Melbourne International Film Festival Rolls Out the Red Carpet for 18 Days of Movie Magic (1.6MB)

27 July 2023 – MIFF Announces $300,000 Prize Pool and 2023 Film Awards, Nominees and Jury Line-up (1.2MB)

11 July 2023 – MIFF Reveals Plentiful 2023 Program Including Cannes Highlights, Music on Film Line-up and Closing Night Gala (2.7MB)

8 June 2023 – MIFF 2023 Shares Dazzling First Glance Announcement (2.9MB)

2022

20 August 2022 – Inaugural Melbourne International Film Festival Award Winners Announced (1MB)

4 August 2022 – Lights, Camera and 18 Days of In-Cinema Action, as the 70th Melbourne International Film Festival Gets Underway (8MB)

12 July 2022 – MIFF 70: Melbourne International Film Festival Returns with Expansive Program of World-Class Films and Special Events (5MB)

9 June 2022 – Back in Cinemas and Celebrating 70 Years, MIFF Unveils Opening and Closing Night Films and First Look at 2022 Program, Including Premiere Fund Line-Up (384KB)

16 June 2022 – Chopper Reimagined: Mick Harvey and the Supergroup 'Springtime' to Re-score Australian Classic Live at the Astor (3MB)

16 February 2022 – Melbourne International Film Festival Establishes the Southern Hemisphere's Richest Feature Film Competition (359KB)

2021

19 August 2021 – MIFF 69 Shorts Awards Winners Announced (2MB)

11 August 2021 – Festival Update (118KB)

13 July 2021 – 2021 A Record 40 World Premieres Hallmark MIFF's 2021 Lineup – A Festival Created In and For Extraordinary Times (4MB)

17 June 2021 – MIFF Returns to Cinemas and Homes With Australian Films and Talent at Its Heart (2MB)

2020

11 September 2020 – MIFF Schools Announces Youth Jury Award Winner (418KB)

21 August 2020 – MIFF 68½ Wraps Up (221KB)

18 August 2020 – MIFF 2020 Shorts Awards Winners Announced (269KB)

6 August 2020 – MIFF 68½ Opens (193KB)

14 July 2020 – MIFF 68½ Program Launch (319KB)

7 May 2020 – Introducing MIFF 68½ — A Digital Film Festival for 2020 (115KB)

7 April 2020 – 2020 Melbourne International Film Festival Cancelled (176KB)

2019

3 December 2019 – New Chair for Melbourne International Film Festival (192KB)

23 August 2019 – MIFF Announces 2019 Audience Awards Winners (462KB)

6 August 2019 – Bold New Partnership Hallmarks 2019 MIFF VR Program (571KB)

29 July 2019 – Handpicked at the Plenary (356KB)

9 July 2019 – MIFF Announces Record-Breaking Program (904KB)

18 June 2019 – MIFF Announces Record Slate of Premiere Fund Films for 2019 Festival (436KB)

29 May 2019 – Thurston Moore and Sampa the Great Set to Play Shows at MIFF (221KB)

29 May 2019 – MIFF Announces Premiere Galas and the Return of Capitol Theatre (623KB)

2018

3 July 2018 – MIFF Announces New Artistic Director (76KB)