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Nitram
Nitram

A narrative depiction of the events leading up to one of the darkest chapters in modern Australian history from MIFF Accelerator Lab alumnus director Justin Kurzel.

Accelerator Shorts: MIFF 68½
Accelerator Shorts: MIFF 68½
Revisit selected Australian titles from the MIFF 68½ Shorts program, featuring work by filmmakers participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021.
Accelerator Shorts 1
Accelerator Shorts 1

Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.

Accelerator Shorts 2
Accelerator Shorts 2

Short films by emerging filmmakers from Australia participating in the MIFF Accelerator Lab 2021. See the work of tomorrow’s hottest directors today.

Articles

Meet MIFF Ambassador Justin Kurzel
Meet MIFF Ambassador Justin Kurzel
Justin Kurzel discusses screen culture, supporting emerging talent and his top picks for MIFF 68½.
The story of film in Melbourne could not be told without MIFF
MIFF is a not-for-profit organisation that has been continuously running since 1952, making it the leading film festival in Australia and one of the world’s oldest film festivals, alongside Cannes and …
Tickets
2021 Discovery Pass … A Discovery Pass lets you book five (5) standard festival sessions, plus two (2) bonus off-peak sessions, at MIFF 2021 – just for you. … Full: $105Concession: $95MIFF Members …
Five Questions for Adrian Wootton
Five Questions for Adrian Wootton
Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator, Adrian Wootton returns exclusively to Melbourne for another series of his acclaimed Illustrated Film Talks, this year focusing on the rich screen legac …
Meet MIFF Ambassador John Sheedy
Meet MIFF Ambassador John Sheedy
John Sheedy discusses the transition from theatre to film, MIFF's Accelerator Lab and art's role in these difficult times.
Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash
Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash
Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.
Industry Public Access Events
Organised by the Industry Programs Unit of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), these public-access ticketed events are for you – whether you are a film or media student; an aspiring or e …
H is for Happiness – Q&A director John Sheedy
H is for Happiness – Q&A director John Sheedy
We sat down with MIFF Accelerator Lab alumnus John Sheedy, director of the MIFF 2017 Best Australian Short Film Mrs McCutcheon and this year's Family Gala film, the sunny and buoyant coming-of-age tale, H is for Happiness.
A Family – Q&A with director Jayden Stevens
A Family – Q&A with director Jayden Stevens
The feature-film debut from MIFF Accelerator Lab alumus Jayden Stevens, A Family is an offbeat comedy about a lonely man who hires actors to play his parents, brother and sister. We caught up with Stevens for a chat about shooting a film in a language you don't speak and creating a showcase of the bizarre and the unfamiliar.
Meet MIFF Ambassador Mirrah Foulkes
Meet MIFF Ambassador Mirrah Foulkes
Mirrah Foulkes discusses her filmmaking journey, her love of Melbourne and her top picks for MIFF 68½.
Five Questions for Wendall Thomas
Five Questions for Wendall Thomas
Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator, celebrated LA-based developer, writer and lecturer Wendall Thomas, who has written and developed projects for companies including Disney, Warner Brothe …
MIFF Board & Staff
MIFF Board … Teresa Zolnierkiewicz – ChairTim McGregor – Deputy ChairDr Andrew Lu AMJoel PearlmanZahava ElenbergJosh Chye … MIFF Staff … Management … Al Cossar – Artistic DirectorMark Wood …
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.
Submission FAQ
1. GENERAL INFORMATION2. SUBMITTING A FILM 3. AFTER SUBMITTING A FILM4. XR5. MORE INFORMATION … GENERAL INFORMATION … When is the next festival? … Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 20 …
Buoyancy – Q&A with director Rodd Rathjen
Buoyancy – Q&A with director Rodd Rathjen
Making his feature debut after several short films, Accelerator Lab alumnus Rodd Rathjen combines an edge-of-your-seat, high-seas thriller with the stark reality of the modern-day slave trade in Buoyancy. He spoke with MIFF about bringing this important story to global audiences.
Lone Wolf – Q&A with Jonathan Ogilvie
Lone Wolf – Q&A with Jonathan Ogilvie
A chat with Lone Wolf writer/director Jonathan Ogilvie on bringing Joseph Conrad to Melbourne through his visually inventive political thriller.
 Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation
Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation
MIFF Accelerator Lab alumna Miranda Nation makes her feature directorial debut with Undertow, a Geelong-shot psychological thriller about grief and obsession set against the backdrop of local footy cu …
The Death and Life of Otto Bloom | Q&A with Director Cris Jones
The Death and Life of Otto Bloom | Q&A with Director Cris Jones
One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, The Death and Life of Otto Bloom will have its world premiere and screen on Opening Night of this year's festival. Written and directed by MIFF Accelerato …
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.
Q&A with Rabbit's Luke Shanahan and David Ngo
Q&A with Rabbit's Luke Shanahan and David Ngo
The director and producer of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Rabbit spoke to us about telepathy, twins and tornadoes!