On 29/04/2019 at 12:00 pm

On 5 April, MIFF Chair Claire Dobbin AM was recognised with the 2019 Jill Robb Award for outstanding leadership, achievement and service to the screen industry.

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Ask a Programmer

On 01/04/2019 at 4:00 pm

Curious about the submission process? Want to know what the MIFF programming team is looking for? We've gone straight to the source and collated the most commonly asked queries directed to our programming team about the MIFF submission process.

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Berlinale Report

On 18/02/2019 at 10:00 am

MIFF Artistic Director, Al Cossar, shares an insider's view of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival.

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Sundance Report

On 05/02/2019 at 10:00 am

MIFF Programmer, Thomas Caldwell, tells us what he saw, who he saw and what he thought in a round up of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

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MIFF Artistic Director Welcome

On 01/10/2018 at 12:00 pm

MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar shares his vision for the 2019 Festival.

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TIFF Report by MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar

On 24/09/2018 at 12:00 pm

MIFF’s Artistic Director, Al. Cossar shares his insights and highlights from TIFF 2018.

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Beyond the Boundary: An Interview with The Merger director Mark Grentell

On 21/08/2018 at 5:00 pm

MIFF Critics Campus participant Claire White talks to director Mark Grentell about The Merger.

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Woman Under the Influence: An Interview with Alia Shawkat

On 21/08/2018 at 5:00 pm

2018 Critics Campus participant Sam Harris spoke to Alia Shawkat about autobiographical art, the influence of John Cassavetes in her work, and future projects.

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Uncompromising Voices: An Interview with Leave No Trace Director Debra Granik

On 21/08/2018 at 4:00 pm

Critics Campus participant Debbie Zhou sits down for a conversation with Leave No Trace director Debra Granik at MIFF 2018.

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What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

On 19/08/2018 at 10:00 am

James Waters sat down with Elizabeth Povinelli, Linda Yarrowin and Cecilia Lewis of the Karrabing Film Collective discuss filmmaking, developing a collective voice and censoring swear words!

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Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

On 18/08/2018 at 11:00 am

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon speaks with Hyun Lee, director of the short film Asian Girls screening in the WTF Shorts package.

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The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

On 17/08/2018 at 7:00 pm

MIFF Critics Campus intern Faith Everard speaks with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina.

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An Elephant Sitting Still – “The World Is A Barren Field”

On 17/08/2018 at 2:00 pm

MIFF Programming intern River Jiang examines the beautiful tragedy of Hu Bo and An Elephant Sitting Still

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Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

On 17/08/2018 at 1:00 pm

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Eliza Janssen interviews the writer/director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Undertow, Miranda Nation.

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The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

On 16/08/2018 at 4:00 pm

2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng spoke to Yellow is Forbidden director Pietra Brettkelly about her artistic process, and the responsibility of being a documentary filmmaker.

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Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

On 16/08/2018 at 1:00 pm

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Ivana Brehas caught up with festival guest David Zellner to discuss the goofy, contemporary Western, Damsel.

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Burning and the adaptations of Haruki Murakami

On 13/08/2018 at 4:00 pm

MIFF 2018 Marketing Intern Claudia Biaggini takes us through Murakami's Barn Burning and the filmic adaptations of his works.

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Shoplifters, Four Ways

On 10/08/2018 at 5:00 pm

Four participants from this year's Critics Campus - Sam Harris, Eliza Janssen, Claire White, and James Waters - tackle Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters from four different perspectives.

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It’s Like He Was Never Really Here: How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

On 10/08/2018 at 8:00 am

MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Debbie Zhou considers Lynne Ramsay's breathtaking You Were Never Really Here through the lens of her previous films.

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The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Four Ways

On 10/08/2018 at 8:00 am

Desiree Akhavan's The Miseducation of Cameron Post is approached from four different perspectives by MIFF2018 Critics Campus participants Ivana Brehas, Debbie Zhou, Valerie Ng, and André Shannon.

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