The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) runs industry programs for filmmakers, distributors, sales agents and financiers. For an overview article on MIFF industry programs, click here.
MIFF 37ºSouth Market
To apply to attend MIFF 37ºSouth Market click on the "MIFF 37ºSouth Market" button on the left
Occurring around the opening weekend of MIFF, the invite-only market draws together selected Australasian producers with national and international financing (sales agents, distributors) guests in the opening weekend of MIFF. MIFF 37ºSouth Market is Australia's only film co-financing market to occur in the context of a festival.
For photos of the 2012 Market please click here.
MIFF 37ºSouth Market is the exclusive Australia/NZ partner of the Production Finance Market (PFM) in London. This alliance offers three places each year at the PFM for MIFF 37ºSouth Market producers who are selected by the sales agents in attendance at MIFF 37ºSouth Market. These places are the only guaranteed Australia/NZ places at the October PFM. The PFM, in turn, has an alliance with the Rome International Film Festival's New Cinema Network (NCN) and Australia/NZ producers at PFM are eligible for NCN consideration.
Comprising presentations, workshops and screenings, MIFF Accelerator is a fast-track for invited filmmakers to develop their skills, craft and industry contacts on an international level.
For a factsheet on MIFF Accelerator, click here.
The MIFF Premiere Fund supports, through various mechanisms, quality feature-length projects that will have their International premiere at MIFF. The Fund is a strategic minority co-financier and is keen to see diversity on its slate in terms of filmmaking teams and genres of films. For full details, go to www.miffpremierefund.com