Skip to main content

Opening & Closing Night Tickets and Festival Passes On Sale Now!

19/05/2009

storylead_tickets.jpgMIFF is pleased to announce that 2009 Opening & Closing Night tickets and Festival passes are now available for purchase.

This year, only MIFF members have the opportunity to purchase the Festival Passport, making membership a must for the essential Festival experience!

With almost 250 fabulous films on offer, the best way to see the 2009 Festival is to become a MIFF member. Not a member? JOIN NOW!

POLITICAL THRILLER BALIBO OPENS MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

19/05/2009

2009_BaliboNews.jpgMELBOURNE 20 MAY 2009 – The 58th Melbourne International Film Festival is pleased to announce that two stand-out Australian films will open and close this year’s festival. The Melbourne International Film Festival Premiere Fund titles will present their World Premieres to eager MIFF audiences. “In only the second year of our film fund we are proud to be positioning the entire festival between the bookends of two new and very diverse Australian features. We open on a serious political note and will close in a riotous excess of colour and movement” said MIFF Executive Director Richard Moore.

Read More

Vale Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

18/05/2009

2009_NewsBud.jpgCharles 'Bud' Tingwell
3 January 1923 – 15 May 2009

It is with great sadness that MIFF notes the passing of one of Australia’s most iconic film veterans, Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell.

With an amazing body of work in film, television and on stage, Bud's career spanned more than 60 years. He appeared in classic Australian films such as Breaker Morant, Innocence and The Castle. Bud last graced the red carpet at MIFF in 2008 for the premiere of Three Blind Mice, in which he featured, and his presence will be sorely missed at future MIFFs. Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, MIFF salutes you.

Opening & Closing Night Tickets & Festival Passes Onsale Wednesday!

14/05/2009

storylead_tickets.jpg

MIFF is pleased to announce that 2009 Opening & Closing Night tickets and Festival passes will officially go onsale at 9.00am on Wednesday 20th May. Check the website on Wednesday for price details.

This year, only MIFF members have the opportunity to purchase the Festival Passport, making membership a must for the essential Festival experience! With almost 250 fabulous films on offer, the best way to see the 2009 Festival is to become a MIFF member. Not a member - JOIN NOW!

Advertise with MIFF!

20/04/2009

2008_mifflogocutdown.jpg

If you want to communicate with and get your brand seen by a largely inner urban dwelling, socially aware group who relish being the first in line for new experiences and are opinion makers and early adopters - advertise with MIFF!


Check out our Advertising Rate Card and contact our sponsorship department now!


MIFF Casts Yarra Trams in Leading Role

24/03/2009

2009_lightscameratracktionn.jpg
The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is asking filmmakers to submit their short film for the Lights, Camera, TRACKtion: Melbourne Shorts presented by Yarra Trams competition.  This special event will be held at the 2009 Festival to celebrate Melbourne’s iconic trams on film. Entry is open to all short films and must feature either a tram or trams as a focal point or as imagery in the film.

Read More

Bushfire Fundraiser

05/03/2009

2009_Gomorrahnews.jpg
Melbourne’s screen culture leaders and cinephile community are coming together to support the Victorian Bushfire Appeal with a one-off fundraising screening of Matteo Garrone’s award-winning drama, Gomorrah.

Read More

Congratulations Bastardy!

16/02/2009

2009_Bastardynews.jpg
MIFF Premiere Fund co-financed film Bastardy (MIFF08) has won the Film Critics Circle of Australia’s Jury Prize for Best Documentary. Congratulations to Amiel Courtin-Wilson and the cast and crew of Bastardy!

Read More

37° South PFM Partnership

11/02/2009

2009_37sthmktlogonews.jpgThe Melbourne International Film Festival’s 37ºSouth Market and the Film London Production Finance Market (PFM) have announced a strategic partnership, cementing MIFF 37ºSouth Market as the PFM’s exclusive Australia/NZ organisational partner.

Read More

Congratulations New Boy!

28/01/2009

2009_NewBoy.jpg
Congratulations to Steph Green, 2008 Accelerator participant, and Tamara Anghie for their Oscar nomination for BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM for New Boy.

New Boy (Network Ireland Television) A Zanzibar Films Production, won the Shannon’s Way Award for Short Film Promoting Human Rights at best MIFF Shorts.

MIFF on Deck Chairs @ Fed Square

21/01/2009

2009_MIFFdeckchairs.jpg
The only way to experience MIFF this Summer is on a deckchair at Federation Square.  For the first time ever, the Melbourne International Film Festival, in conjunction with Federation Square, presents a series of films on the big screen titled MIFF on Deck Chairs throughout February.

 

Read More

MIFF Premiere Fund Rd 5 REMINDER

05/01/2009

2008_celebritynews.jpg
The MIFF Premiere Fund Round Five applications are due for submission on 09 January 2009.

Read More

Subscribe to the free Widescreen Newsletter – your invaluable resource for MIFF-related news receiving the latest information on the festival program and a range of special events. As a subscriber, you also receive access to exclusive giveaways and promotions throughout the year.