Access Information

The Melbourne International Film Festival is committed to delivering access for everyone. The festival offers a range of accessible services across our venues, screenings and events in order to facilitate all film lovers’ access to quality cinema experiences.

MIFF has a dedicated Access Coordinator, who strives to present MIFF as a leader in accessibility and is available to discuss any accessible services that MIFF offers. If you have any questions or feedback, or would like any information in another format, please don’t hesitate to contact MIFF’s Access Coordinator by emailing access(at)

In 2023, MIFF is proud to offer a selection of films screening with Open Captions, films screening with Audio Description tracks, films that are 100% subtitled, Auslan-interpreted events and sensory-friendly sessions. Step-free and wheelchair access is also available across all metropolitan venues. 

Access at MIFF is delivered across three categories – Physical, Communication and Sensory. All other equity-focused offerings are presented under the category Inclusion. Please see the navigation bar on the left for more information.