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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 …
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 …
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.
MIFF Board & Staff
MIFF Board … Teresa Zolnierkiewicz – ChairTim McGregor – Deputy ChairDr Andrew Lu OAMJirra Lulla HarveyJoel PearlmanZahava Elenberg … MIFF Staff … Management … Al Cossar – Artistic Directo …
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 …
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.
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.
 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!
Q&A with Acute Misfortune director Thomas M. Wright
Q&A with Acute Misfortune director Thomas M. Wright
We sat down with the director of the MIFF Premiere Fund supported Acute Misfortune to speak about the process of adapting Erik Jensen's memoir and faithfully presenting Adam Cullen on screen.
MIFF Shorts to Watch from Home
MIFF Shorts to Watch from Home
MIFF Programmer Mia Falstein-Rush recommends past MIFF shorts you can stream now for free.
Adrian Wootton Talks Musical Legends Q+A
Adrian Wootton Talks Musical Legends Q+A
Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator Lab, Adrian Wootton OBE returns exclusively to Melbourne for another series of his acclaimed Illustrated Film Talks, this year focusing on musical movie legends Sammy Davis Jr, Barbra Streisand, David Bowie and Marilyn Monroe. Wootton will recount these unique stars’ enthralling life stories and career highs, accompanied by swathes of film clips and images from their personal and professional histories.
Q&A with Adrian Wooton
Q&A with Adrian Wooton
Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator Lab, Adrian Wootton – former director of the London Film Festival, British Film Institute and the UK’s National Film Theatre – returns exclusively to Me …
Rhymes of Goodbye: Posthumous Films at MIFF
Inspired by Cosmos and No Home Movie, Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos sets off on a journey to uncover the meaning of the final film.
Background
… The MIFF Premiere Fund provides minority co-financing to new Australian quality theatrical films (narrative-drama and documentaries) that then world premiere at MIFF. The Fund deepens MIFF’s relat …
MIFF 2016 – It's Our 65th MIFF!
… The 2016 Melbourne International Film Festival will be our 65th one (although it's only been 64 years – it's like the whole millennium vs the year 2000 thing all over again, and thinking too hard …