Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.
A collection of the best short films of the festival, as chosen by the MIFF Shorts Awards Jury and the MIFF Shorts Programmer.
A couple’s date at a tucked-away hole-in-the-wall takes a turn for the ravenous.
At the height of the ‘video nasty’ era, a tightly wound film censor begins to unravel in this clever and subversive ode to the genre.
For one family, a wholesome trip to New Zealand’s remote countryside turns into the stuff of nightmares.
An absurdist study of the human body as a limitless instrument for self-discovery.
In a forest in England, Ben Wheatley builds the folk horror of your most feverish pandemic nightmares.
A timber feller, kept awake by his infant child’s cries of hunger, encounters something perturbing in the woods.
Horrific real-world news story becomes giallo-inspired horror in this gleefully deranged interrogation of our conspiracy-fuelled, edgelord-filled times.
When a new arrival is alienated by her peers at a girls’ orphanage, she exacts revenge by inventing an activity that takes gameplay to the extreme.
From race to religion, flesh to nature, this comprehensive documentary explores how cinema exhumes the old traumas that modernity tries to bury.